Diane is the author of 14 cookbooks, including the James Beard Award nominated Perfect Party Food. A traveling cooking teacher, Diane teaches her easy, elegant do-ahead approach to entertaining and home cooking across the country. Featured at Viking Culinary Arts Centers, Sur La Table, Draeger's and Ramekins, Diane also teaches at independent cooking schools to sell out audiences. Her relaxed style and easy manner, puts students at ease, even when it comes to holiday entertaining. Her signature "Do-Ahead Thanksgiving Dinner" class has helped thousands of students to make this dinner, and remain sane in the process. At Thanksgiving Diane helps give tips and entertaining tricks for Turning Leaf Vineyards on their Thanksgiving hot line.
Books:Slow Cooker, December 2009