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My Obsession with Food — and how it all started

In Blog On October 30, 2012 2 Comments

The year was 1969, I was 10, and for the life of me I couldn’t figure out why I had such a passion for pouring over food catalogs…. Read More »

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Elk Bourguignon

In Blog, Entrees On August 20, 2012 0 Comments

  Bourguignon is a wonderful, wine colored, thick meat and veggie stew, whether you use beef (or boeuf as Julia Child would say) or Elk as I do… Read More »

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Fresh Fruit Tart

In Desserts On August 20, 2012 0 Comments

  What better way to enjoy seasonal fruits than in a delicious fruit tart.  Not only does this tart taste amazing but it looks impressive and is relatively… Read More »

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1500 Ocean – Big Tab…Bigger Disappointment

In Coronado, CA, Travel & Restaurants On August 20, 2012 0 Comments

What better way to celebrate an anniversary with the hubby than at an upscale restaurant on the Beach? Well, I can’t think of any… so I dutifully made… Read More »

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Eggplant Parmigiana

In Entrees, Italian On August 10, 2012 0 Comments

Follow directions for delicious Fried Eggplant Appetizer,  then… For traditional Eggplant Parmigiano — line your baking tray of choice with marinara sauce, and alternately layer fried eggplant slices… Read More »

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Roasted Beets – Delicious & Healthy!

In Blog, Entrees On July 18, 2012 0 Comments

Nothing better than making something that is not only delicious but healthy too! Speaking of healthy & delicious, let’s talk beets. I fell in love with beets as… Read More »

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Mario Batali’s Lupa

In New York, NY, Travel & Restaurants On July 5, 2012 0 Comments

Funny story how I actually ended up in Lupa one sunny afternoon while walking the streets of New York. My husband and I were actually looking for a… Read More »

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Connecticut’s Famous Mystic Pizza

In Mystic, CT, Travel & Restaurants On July 5, 2012 0 Comments

So I asked myself …Self, how can you travel through CT on a New England road trip without stopping in Mystic for a slice of the famous pie?… Read More »

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El Chorro

In Scottsdale, AZ, Travel & Restaurants On June 18, 2012 2 Comments

On the prowl for a great brunch spot in the Phoenix Valley? We found just that last week while aimlessly driving around after Church with our stomachs growling…. Read More »

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Blood Orange Martini

In Drinks On May 26, 2012 0 Comments

What usually inspires me to blog a recipe is an experience I had with the food in question. Who I was with, where I was, how I felt,… Read More »