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HOW TO MAKE FOOD TASTE BETTER

HOW TO MAKE FOOD TASTE BETTER

February 18, 2021

Here is an excerpt from my book le Kitchen Cookbook. Adding flavor is a component to cooking that is essential. The more we know about how to add, balance, or counteract flavors, the more we have control over what we cook.
And that’s when cooking gets to be fun. Including 3 flavor enhancers I won't cook without. . .

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SHARE THE LOVE!

SHARE THE LOVE!

February 11, 2021

Why not take advantage of Valentine’s Day to share your love with the people in your life? Dropping off a box of something sweet can only make someone smile. It could be anything. My father would always send my sister and me a Valentine’s Day card signed “guess who.” It was special, charming, and very much loved. It’s...

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BOOK WRITING UPDATE

BOOK WRITING UPDATE

February 04, 2021 4 Comments

Writing a book has been a dream of mine. Here is what I discovered while writing Le Kitchen Cookbook: a workbook I decided I was going to self-publish. I didn’t want to leave it up to an agent or a publisher to decide if my book should be published. I wanted to be the one with that power. That was probably the most…

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HOME ALONE—WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

HOME ALONE—WHAT’S FOR DINNER?

January 28, 2021

Home alone—what’s for dinner? It’s a good question, but the real question is what kind of dinner do you plan to have? Standing in front of an open refrigerator nibbling on leftovers? Or maybe standing over the sink eating that leftover chicken leg? I’ve done a lot of nibbling... It took a while for me to discover…

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RITUALS—DO THEY HAVE THE POWER TO HEAL US?

RITUALS—DO THEY HAVE THE POWER TO HEAL US?

January 21, 2021 1 Comment

I had the privilege of going to Arlington National Cemetery to attend the internment of a friend’s father who was being honored for his service. His body was being moved to its rightful place at Arlington. The ritual was amazing, but then rituals are miraculous—other worldly by their nature. The repetition of . . .

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A VACATION WOULD BE NICE, BUT THIS MIGHT WORK

A VACATION WOULD BE NICE, BUT THIS MIGHT WORK

January 14, 2021 2 Comments

I need a break. There is so much going on in the world that just my routine is starting to tire me out. A vacation would be nice. But maybe there’s an alternative—something undemanding that would keep my mind busy and challenged without feeling like work would be nice. A friend sent me the perfect gift...

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CHAOS AT THE CAPITAL—ONE THING YOU CAN DO

CHAOS AT THE CAPITAL—ONE THING YOU CAN DO

January 07, 2021 1 Comment

On Wednesday, I sat down to write my weekly blog. My phone, annoyingly, beeped and the New York Times proclaimed that “Pence and lawmakers evacuate as protesters storm Capitol.” I came to a halt. Outrage, unbelievable, how could this be... We are one country divided. The solution, I believe...

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SURVIVING 2020—MEANS A NEW BEGINNING

SURVIVING 2020—MEANS A NEW BEGINNING

December 30, 2020 1 Comment

In true 2020 fashion we awaited the new year with a Zoom dinner party. The dinner was attended by friends who have kept our Saturday nights busy for the last nine months. That dinner date every week made me feel somewhat normal. We planned… I couldn’t write an end-of-the year/beginning-another blog without mentioning…

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CAN WE STILL HAVE CHRISTMAS DURING A PANDEMIC?

CAN WE STILL HAVE CHRISTMAS DURING A PANDEMIC?

December 24, 2020

To say that Christmas is going to be different this year isn’t something any of us need to hear—we already know it. To balance out being in this new place, I find myself turning to memories of Christmas past: Our holidays are filled with cheer and the love of the traditions that are sown from our memories as well as . . .

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A WEDDING CELEBRATION DESPITE COVID

A WEDDING CELEBRATION DESPITE COVID

December 17, 2020 2 Comments

We had rules: Isolate and get tested. That's what we did and then we celebrated. And you know what, it was perfect! I promised I'd let you know about the cake. It was amazing, macaroons and Christmas trees on the outside and vanilla and raspberries on the inside. Yum! Thanks to Zoom everyone that would . . .

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HERE IS A SNEAK PEAK

HERE IS A SNEAK PEAK

December 10, 2020 1 Comment

Here is a little sneak peak of the preparations for the wedding celebrations later today. I can’t show you too much. So here are a few pics of the early setup. It’s getting really exciting! I went to pick up the cake today. When they brought the cake out to show me I was amazed, it was perfect. They were kind enough to...

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WE’RE CELEBRATING!

WE’RE CELEBRATING!

December 03, 2020 1 Comment

I’ve learned so much this past year just sitting at my desk, while isolating, and writing my book. I’ve discovered it takes a lot longer than I ever imagined to write a book. May I repeat that—a lot longer! On the other hand, the second book should be a lot easier.
In the mean time we have a reason to celebrate . . .

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