What's cooking?: What's happening? What's going on?

A mouthful : a long talk.

saucy : ( sin. "spicy" ) full of life; interesting and lively.

"When life gives you lemons, you gotta make lemonade": a saying that means that you have to take advantage of the situation you're in, even if it's not the best.

kosher : good, legitimate, valid.

a piece of cake: ( sin. "a cake walk" ) something extremely easy.

bread and butter : money, life means.

"That's the way the cookie crumbles" : an expression that means "it's a fact" or "that's life".

a lemon : something bad, unuseful or defective.

"The greatest thing since sliced bread": excellent and original.

from scratch : do a complete process from step zero. Start something from the very beginning.

salt and pepper : energy, good disposition.

"out of the frying pan, into the fire": to be in a situation that is worse than the previous one.

white bread: boring.