Mountain Retreat Recipe: Braised Short Ribs

By Pace Webb/Marilyn Friedman

Picture this: you’ve escaped to a wintery paradise to detox from your busy life and explore the gorgeous mountain town of Idyllwild. You are relaxing in a hot tub, enjoying a breathtaking landscape and the company of fellow writers. 

After warming up by...Read More »


Recipe: The Waffle of Insane Greatness

by Andrea Ruth and Marilyn Friedman    


Writing Pad has a delectable feast of writing classes paired with Andrea Ruth’s culinary yummies this November and December.  Also, Andrea and rock star novelist Jessica Brody will be tantalizing our literary and food muses...Read More »


Writing Pad Recipe: Creamy Spinach

by Andrea Ruth and Amy Robinson


Shorter days mean more time at night to write. Writing Pad has so many different classes to fit your writing goals, you’ll be more excited than a trick-or-treating Ninja Turtle!  Click “Buy Now” at the bottom of each class description, call...Read More »


October Recipe: Soup of the Day!

by Andrea Ruth and Amy Robinson


Our new fall classes will inspire you to curl up with a blank page next to our cozy fire and start writing!  At many of our classes , you even get to enjoy Executive Chef Andrea Ruth’s tasty treats to rev up your writing...Read More »


Joshua Tree High Desert Retreat Recipe

By Sophia Kercher/Rachael Narins

Picture this: you’ve escaped to the desert to explore the stark beauty of Joshua Tree. You are picnicking by the pool with a cocktail in hand, enjoying a picturesque landscape and the company of fellow creatives. While sampling a cool, minty salad, don’t be surprised...Read More »


Writing Pad Recipe - Easy, Magical Chocolate Pudding

by Andrea Ruth and Amy Robinson

We are very excited to welcome Andrea Ruth as the new Writing Pad Executive Chef! Before we tell you about her impressive background,Writing Pad would like to thank Adel Aschenbrener for the past five years of wonderful gourmet goodness and shared recipes. We will...Read More »


Adel's July Recipe - A Healthy and Cool Treat

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson


Writing Pad is the coolest place to be this summer! Call 323-333-2954 to RSVP before our classes are full!


Classes

Adel's Memorial Day Recipe - Red Wine BBQ Sauce

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson


Fire up your creativity! Join the party at a Writing Pad class this Summer. Call 323-333-2954 to RSVP before they are full!

Events

Classes

Adel's May Recipe: Roasted Rhubarb

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson


Looking for a warm weather treat? Take a class at Writing Pad this May. Call 323-333-2954 to RSVP before they are full!

Events

One Day Classes

Adel's March Recipe - World Peace Cookies

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson


Make peace with your writing practice now! You’ll find a whole world of new classes and workshops at Writing Pad this spring. Call 323-333-2954 to RSVP before they are full!

One Day Classes

Adel's Recipe for the Perfect Chocolate Brownie

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson


Join us in a Writing Pad workshop or retreat this spring. Your writing will become as deep and rich as Adel’s Supernatural Brownies. Call 323-333-2954 to RSVP before they are full!

Writing Retreats:

Let the Sunshine In - Adel's Triple Citrus Sunshine Cake Recipe

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson


Brighten your day with a Writing Pad class or retreat! Adel’s delicious Triple Citrus Sunshine Cake has been known to inspire literary brilliance. Call 323-333-2954 to RSVP before they are full!

Writing Retreats:

Impossibly Easy Flourless Chocolate Cake - Adel's December Recipe

by Adel Aschenbrener and Amy Robinson

Don’t get your latkes in a twist! Relax at Writing Pad with delicious literary treats. Our yummy winter classes will coax the spirits of holiday cheer out of your pen and onto the page:

Dec./Jan. One Day Classes:

Relax with Adel's Recipe for Cactus Pear Margaritas

By Halie Rosenberg/Adel Aschenbrener

Picture it: You have just spent the day hiking Joshua Tree and writing beautifully. The desert sun is setting, and in your hand, is an icy margarita made by Writing Pad’s genius Executive Chef, Adel Aschenbrener. You sip from it, so happy that...Read More »


Relax with Adel's Recipe for Cactus Pear Margaritas

By Halie Rosenberg/Adel Aschenbrener

Picture it: You have just spent the day hiking Joshua Tree and writing beautifully. The desert sun is setting, and in your hand, is an icy margarita made by Writing Pad’s genius Executive Chef, Adel Aschenbrener. You sip from it, so happy that...Read More »


Adel's May Recipe for Sunny Citrus Curd

By Adel Aschenbrener/Amy Robinson

Orange you glad there are so many fantastic Writing Pad classes this May? Every class features gourmet tasting plates created by Writing Pad’s genius Executive Chef, Adel Ascenbrener. Her Lemon Panna Cotta will add zest to your writing practice.

Sign up for classes by calling 323-333-2954...Read More »


Wake Up to Adel's April Recipe for Buttermilk Oatmeal Pancakes

By Adel Aschenbrener/Amy Robinson

Revive your writing practice and your tastebuds at Writing Pad! Every class features gourmet tasting plates created by Writing Pad’s genius Executive Chef, Adel Ascenbrener. Her caramel baked French toast will make you wake up on the write side of the bed.

Sign up for...Read More »


Dive into Chocolate - Adel's Easy March Recipe

By Adel Aschenbrener/Amy Robinson

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, a delectable writing exercise, and an eye-rolling, amazing chocolate dessert–that is all you need to survive. Luckily, we have tasty Writing Pad classes and Adel (pictured here) is whipping up all new gourmet treats for the...Read More »


Adel's Sweet and Sticky February Recipe

By Adel Aispuro/Amy Robinson

We have been busy little bees down at Writing Pad. February might be the shortest month of the year, but we aren’t wasting one minute of it. This month is stuffed so full of classes that there is a workshop for every taste....Read More »


It's So Easy Eating Green - Adel's Salsa Verde Recipe

By Adel Aispuro/Amy Robinson

We’re making it easier to stick with your resolution to write more! Take one of our intensive, gourmet writing classes with Aaron Henne in January. You get an amazing class plus we serve Adel’s (pictured above) out of this world tasting plates. Adel is...Read More »


T-Day Recipe From Adel: 11/24/09

Take one of these one-day gourmet writing classes with Aaron Henne in December. You get an amazing class plus we serve Adel’s (pictured above) out of this world brunch tasting plates. Adel is the Writing Pad Executive Chef. Her caramel baked French toast, chilaquiles, or potato latkes (my...Read More »