Kid Chef Eliana on The Wendy Williams Show – September 26, 2012

Friends: It has been quite a while since I have blogged! This summer was really busy. Most recently, something exciting happened in my 12-year-old daughter’s life. Kid Chef Eliana appeared on The Wendy Williams Show In New York City, making her national television debut. They treated her like a celebrity and were so nice to […] Read More

Categories: Dianne de Las Casas, Eliana, Kid Chef Eliana, Kids Cooking, Louisiana, New Orleans, Recipe, Recipes, Travel, TV show

Pensacola, Florida Vacation – May 30, 2012

Friends: Kid Chef Eliana and I decided to take a working vacation in Pensacola, Florida to finish the revisions to her upcoming cookbook, Cool Kids Cook: Louisiana, which is being published by Pelican Publishing in Spring 2013. We stayed at a bed and breakfast that is a beach mansion on a private bay in Pensacola. […] Read More

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Kid Chef Eliana Cooks and Signs Books at Barnes & Noble in Metairie, LA – Saturday, December 10, 2011

Friends: My 11 year old daughter, Kid Chef Eliana, did a cooking demonstration and book signing at Barnes & Noble in Metairie, Louisiana. She demonstrated her 2X2 Chicken Fajita Soup from her cookbook, Eliana Cooks: Recipes for Creative Kids. People were lining up for samples and bought lots of books. She even inspired some teen […] Read More

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Kid Chef Eliana Cooks at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum – Saturday, July 23, 2011

Friends: On Saturday, Kid Chef Eliana demonstrated her “Perfect Pesto” and signed books at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. The basil was picked fresh from my mom’s (her Nana’s) garden the evening before. She also cooked Italian-marinated chicken with fresh sage and oregano, garden rotini, pesto cream cheese dip, and sparkling pomegranate punch. It […] Read More

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Kid Chef Eliana appears on WWL-TV Morning News – Friday, July 22, 2011

Friends: Kid Chef Eliana appeared on WWL-TV Morning News with Sally-Ann Roberts and Eric Paulsen. You can view the video segment of her appearance here. We arrived at the studio at 5:30am and prepared for the 3 hour show. Eliana had to cook the entire time and feed a crew of 20 people. She made […] Read More

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