Posts Categorized: cooking lessons with rachel hollis

Cooking Lessons: Shrimp Tofu Pad Thai

  Last week I was thrilled to have Aida Mollenkamp over to my kitchen for a cooking lesson. Aida and I met while doing a segment on The Nate Berkus show and she was kind enough to accept my invitation to share one of her recipes with all of you. It’s not every day that… Read more »

Cooking Lessons: Susan Feniger’s Baja Ceviche

  This cooking lesson is about how to make ceviche… it’s also about perseverance. Now, don’t scoff until you let me explain. Susan Feniger is one of my all time favorite chefs. In my world  a great chef is way better than any actress or musician so this was a pretty big deal for me…. Read more »

Cooking Lessons: Simplethings Whoopie Pies

  Confession: The Cooking Lesson portion of this blog is quickly becoming one of my favorite things to do! I learn SO much from all these professional chefs AND I get to eat amazing/ridiculous things like Pumpkin Whoopie Pies the size of my head because it’s “part of my job”. *Sigh* it’s tough work, but… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

Rachel's Latest Answer

Question: Star, from Macon, GA Asks: What type of food will I need if I’m hosting a sip and shop? Rachel’s Answer: Hi Star, there’s really no wrong answer here. When I’ve hosted shopping events in the past I tend to focus on light and fun appetizers like Cheddar Apple Crostini or these individual Quinoa Salads.  Brunch is always a nice… Read more »

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