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Learn to Love the Little Lentil

There are some pretty amazing food blogs and recipe sites. Some of my favorites are Food Republic and Tasting Table. What I’ve learned is that some people feel the recipes…

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Leftovers

Leftovers. The word does not conjure many pleasant memories for many, but I can’t stand wasting perfectly delicious food. I’ve often tried to unsuccessfully sell leftovers to my children by…

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My Favorite Night

Looking back at my blogs, I’ve noticed the majority focus on my favorite night of the week: Friday. Friday nights always include my brother and sister in law, and as…

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What Kind of Mother Are You?

For a while, my kids thought I was dating someone named Pete. Not the Pete who is mentioned in previous blogs, but as in “For the love of PETE, would…

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So, About Last Night…

So, about last night… it started with me being late for dinner with the girlfriends. Really late. Over half an hour late. Let me just apologize to the girls one…

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The Modern Potluck

There are just a few people whose life turns out exactly as planned. Mine certainly has not, but it is better than I ever could have expected. About six years…

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Naked With Food

A few weeks ago there was an article about Hal’s Kitchen titled “She teaches stressless cooking”. It was a really fantastic piece about how the cooking school got started, why…

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The Perfect Pairing

I could equate the perfect pair to a lot of things. However; being in the food business, I’m usually referring to food and wine. I trust other people’s judgment when…

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Drag Queens and Dinner Demos

My darling drag queens, you have my sympathies. You see, this past weekend I walked my lovely audience through a Mad Men inspired dinner party at the Metropolitan Cooking and…

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Bloomington Binge

It’s true that you can’t go home again, but I tried. I took advantage of my very last weekend ever by visiting my college roommate and her husband. As recent…

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