press_buttons My recipes, photography, cookbook and my blog have been featured in some of the following places:

BuzzFeed Food, 17 Recipes That Are Naturally Poppin’ With Purple, January, 4, 2016

Fine MagazineInterview with Olive Oil Expert Laura Bashar, January, 2, 2016

Liquor.comThese are the Shots You Didn’t Know You Need Now, November 9, 2015

Healthline, 15 Amazingly Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes, October 28, 2015

UK Telegraph LifestyleSpooky Party Food to Entertain Your Guests This Halloween, October 28, 2015

Brit + Co, 50 Halloween Recipes Guaranteed to Freak Out Your Guests, October 26, 2015

Something New for Dinner, 60 Top Food Blogs That Inspire Something New for Dinner, October 19, 2015

Huffington Post, 26 Pumpkin Pie Recipes For Thanksgiving (And Every Other Day Of The Year), October 6, 2015

Huffington Post, Fall Camping Recipes That Will Keep You Warm And Full, October 2, 2015

NBC Today Food, 11 Unique Pomegranate Recipes to Upgrade Your Rosh Hashanah Feast, September 12, 2015, 6 New Vodka Martinis You Need to Try Now, August 25, 2015

Red Tricycle, Picked for You! 12 Blackberry Recipes to Try This Summer, July 30, 2015

Parade Magazine, 12 Recipes to Make When You’re Camping, July 28, 2015

Huffington Post, Sake Cocktail Recipes That Will Instantly Brighten Your Summer, July 20, 2015

BuzzFeed Food, 33 Delicious Ways To Use Up Your Summer Vegetables, July, 17, 2015

BuzzFeed Food, 22 Reasons Muslims Don’t Lose Weight During Ramadan , June 22, 2015

Huffington Post,  28 Of The Best Slow Cooked Pulled Pork Recipes, May 8, 2015

BuzzFeed Food, 17 Iced Teas That Will Quench Your Thirst This Spring, April 10, 2015

She Knows, 15 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Make Spring Cooking Easier, March19, 2015

Country Living, Just in Time For Spring: 14 Super-Sweet Strawberry Rhubarb Desserts , March 13, 2015

BuzzFeed Food, 21 Dishes You Need To Learn To Cook Before Persian New Year , March 12, 2015

BuzzFeed Food, 21 Sexy Desserts That Deserve Your Love This Valentine’s Day, February 2, 2015

Average Betty, Cookbooks for Valentine’s Day, February 6, 2015

BuzzFeed Food, 16 Luscious Crêpe Recipes To Celebrate Pancake Day, February 2, 2015

Healthy Blender RecipesFinger Lime Kamikaze Shots with Mint and Olive Oil, December 30, 2014

Recipe GirlStuff I’ve Gotta Share and You’ve Gotta See, December 13, 2014

Natural Solutions Magazine, “Tis the Season to Eat Healthy,” Natural Solutions/InnoVision Health Media Inc, page 25, November 2014

Go Gluten Free Magazine, “The Easiest Thanksgiving Ever,” Engaged Media by Beckett, pages 74-75, Winter 2014

It’s Okay To Eat The Cupcake, Eat Your Veggies!, November 1, 2014

The Spiced LifeDark Chocolate Olive Oil Cake; Review of Olive Oil Cookbook, October 31, 2014

Red Tricycle, 6 San Diego Food Bloggers Your Family Will Love, October 29, 2014

BuzzFeed Food25 Heavenly Ways To Eat Mashed Potatoes, October 9, 2014

Tom’s Foodie Blog, Cooking with Olive Oil is More Than Salad Dressing and a Dab in the Pan, October 7, 2014

Table ConversationEV Olive Oil and a Beet Salad Recipe, October 4, 2014

Cooking on the WeekendsOlive Oil-Thyme Poached Salmon Recipe and Introducing the “Two Extra Virgins” and the Arianna Trading Company, October 3, 2014

Babble9 Goofy M&M’s Recipes That’ll Have Your Kids Cracking Up, October 2014

Mama Likes to Cook, Cooking Techniques & Recipes with Olive Oil at Melissa’s Produce, September 26, 2014

San Diego Family, Apple Recipe Round-up, September 23, 2014

She’s Cookin’, Two Extra Virgins’ Olive Oil Lemon Curd, September 22, 2014

Shockingly Delicious, Tomatoes and Onions in Olive Oil with Fresh Basil – the Taste of Summer, August 24, 2014

Bake It Magazine, “Start it Up,” Engaged Media by Beckett, page 97, Fall 2014

Bake It Magazine, “The Bookshelf: The Baker’s Best Resource,” Engaged Media by Beckett, page 126, Fall 2014

San Diego Living on The CW San Diego Channel 6, Add a Little Heat: Secret Ingredient for Spice, July 29, 2014

Arizona Weddings MagazineFor the Kitchen, page 396, June/July 2014

Huffington Post, 19 Strawberry Rhubarb Recipes That Will Make You Swoon, June 9, 2014

BuzzFeed Food, 20 Persian Foods To Blow Your Taste Buds Away, June 7, 2014

San Diego Magazine, Food Blogger Favorites, June 2014

Jolly TomatoCooking With Olive Oil, May 31, 2014

New Jersey MonthlyFood for Thought, May 23, 2014

The Advice Sisters8 new books 2 Crave for Kindle (or print), May 19, 2014

Mommy’s MemorandumNew Cookbook Tells Everything About Cooking with Olive Oil, May 16, 2014

San Diego Living on The CW San Diego Channel 6, Delicious Recipes with Olive Oil, May 13, 2014

Dad of Divas’ ReviewsBook Review – Cooking Techniques with Olive Oil, April 29, 2014

BuzzFeed Food13 Vodka Shots You’ll Actually Want To Take, April 11, 2014

Curvy MagazineCooking Techniques and Recipes With Olive Oil, April 3, 2014, 5 Delicious Guacamole Recipes to Start Your Super Bowl Party Right! January 21, 2014

Huffington PostBefore You’re Tired Of Potatoes, Try A Fingerling Recipe, January 8, 2014

The KitchnDelicious Links, November 2013, 30 Revved-up Classic Recipes to Spice Up Your Thanksgiving, November 5, 2013

The KitchnDelicious Links, October 2013

allParentingFood Bloggers Share Their Best Apple Recipes, September 24, 2013

Featured Artist at the 2013 Carlsbad ArtSplash, September 29, 2013

San Diego Food StuffCooking Techniques with Olive Oil Review, September 10, 2013

Dan Poynter’s 2013 Global Ebook Awards, Gold Medal for Cookbook Non-Fiction, August 18, 2013

allParentingIdeas for Kids’ Lunches, August 2, 2013

Food Writer FridayLaura Bashar from Family Spice, July 26, 2013

Kid Kritics Approved Radio Show with Ellen Briggs, Family Food Experts Go Greek! – Recipes, July 11, 2013

The Olive Oil Times, E-Book Offers Tips on Cooking with Olive Oil, June 24, 2013

PBS Parents Kitchen Explorers, Oven Baked Dark Chocolate S’Mores, May 24, 2013

Fox 5 Morning Show, Local Moms Take On Mother’s Day Cooking Challenge, May 8, 2013

BlogHer, 45 Shortcuts to a Fabulous Chicken Dinner, January 16, 2013

Bob’s Red Mill, Family Spice: Whole Wheat Apple and Cranberry Galette, November 10, 2012

The Outdoor Cooking ChannelCampfire Recipes for Great Outdoor Campfire Cooking, October 18, 2012

Gourmet, Seven Standout Cheese Shops, September 26, 2012

The KitchnBeyond Kale: 7 More Chips Made From Leafy Greens, September 2012

Huffington PostFruit And Vegetable Chip Recipes: Healthy Homemade Snacks, September 21, 2012

Yahoo Shine, Julia Child Recipes Cooked by Her Biggest Blogger Fans: Celebrating 100 Years of Julia, September, 2012

Yummly, Sweet and Savory Crepes for Every Occasion, August 29, 2012

Huffington Post, Mojito Recipes To Try Before The End Of Summer (PHOTOS), August 22, 2012

The Kitchn, Delicious Links, July 25, 2012

Daily BuzzWe Love “Family Spice” Feature Author Friday, June 25, 2012

Daily Buzz, The 9×9: May Flowers, May 29, 2012

Cool MaterialThe Web’s Best Sandwich Recipes, May 2012

Pork, Spoon & Knife, 25 Porkalicious Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday, February 2, 2012

Calgary HeraldFood porn Friday: Upside-down Valencia Cake, January 20, 2012

Daily Buzz, The 9×9: Deck the Doors, December 22, 2011

BlogHer Gourmet Live, Bloggers’ Favorite Restaurants to Throw a Party, December 2011

Yummly, 12 Showstopping Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes, November 15, 2011

Mushrooms Canada Blog, It’s So Hot…, July 21, 2011

Katie Brown Workshop, Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes, July, 2011

SmithsonianFeasting for the Iranian New Year, March 19, 2010