Geez Louise! Chef Louise Mellor

Spicy Serrano Pepper, Lime & &Avocado Hummus on LouiseMellor.com

Summer at my house is ... Pool-obsessed-wet-doodle-dogs who stand at the door wondering why they can't come in.  It's a car full of Newport Beach sand and gritty wet bathing suits left for me  on the bathroom floor. Summer is warm, half eaten pb&j sandwiches cooking in the beach bag under the summer sun. It's the smell of last night's backyard bonfire in my hair and on my […] Read More

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Mirror mirror on the wall I am my mother... after all! I remember as a little girl thinking my mother was so beautiful, she was and still is.  As a teenager I completely rebelled and couldn't find any common ground with the woman.  Until just recently (that's a whole lot of time in between) I've constantly battled with my psyche, convincing myself that I am nothing […] Read More