Jewish Journal

How to Choose an Olive Oil

By Elana Horwich

June 24, 2014 | 5:22 pm

Photo Credit: http://blog.fooducate.com/2010/06/08/olive-oil-labeling/

A common question I receive in my cooking classes is which olive oil to choose. This is NOT a no-brainer question.

I can walk into any market, glance at my choices and in a matter of... read on

  • 8 Things That Will Have Your Italian Waiter Laughing Behind Your Back

    By Elana Horwich

    June 20, 2014 | 9:00 am

    Just by looking at my name (Elana Horwich) and the name of my business (Meal and a Spiel) you might be skeptical that I am actually an expert on the subject at hand.  So if you don’t know me personally or haven’t been following my blog, let me establish myself for you as an esperto... read on

  • How to Eat Pasta Like An Italian for the World Cup 2014 [Video]

    By Elana Horwich

    June 19, 2014 | 11:27 am

    It is hard for me to go to bed at night knowing that the majority of Americans don't know how to properly eat spaghetti.  I am on a mission to get rid of the use of knives as well as sauce dripping down the front of your face. Turns out I like editing my own videos, too.

    For those of you who are rooting for Italy in the world cup, it is time to align your energies by eating your spaghetti the the Azzurri do.



  • Grilled Chicken Skewers with Elana’s Secret Marinade [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    June 11, 2014 | 4:15 pm

    I had a man fall in love with me for this marinade.

    I made it on our third date and with every piece of chicken that disappeared into his mouth, I watched his heart open up for me. Subsequently, every time I managed to upset him with some annoying idiosyncrasy of mine, I was sure... read on

  • Impress Everyone With This Super Easy Asparagus and Goat Cheese Frittata [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    June 11, 2014 | 9:00 am

    (This article originially appeared on YouBeauty.com)

    What I love about this frittata is that in a relatively short amount of time you can easily feed lots of people brunch. Feel free to double or triple the recipe and leave this baby on the buffet. If you double/triple the recipe... read on




Elana Horwich is the founder of Meal and a Spiel, a boutique Beverly Hills cooking school and online recipe resource based on the philosophy that anyone can learn to cook. Her...

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