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My 2008 New Years Resolutions

My 2008 New Years Resolutions

| January 1, 2008 | 1 Comment

Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions? I do. Every year. I don’t necessarily keep them every year though. Wish I could say that I did, but honestly like most people I fall away from the resolutions after a few weeks or months. But this year is different. My resolutions are grounded in things that […]

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What a difference 5 years makes

What a difference 5 years makes

| June 7, 2007 | 2 Comments

No, I haven’t disappeared. Its just been a busy week. I had some work to do on the cookbook, which is coming along nicely and is due out in August (!). YAY! I cannot wait to see what the cover looks like and to hold it in my hands – a hard copy of a […]

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Are Melamine Plates Safe?

Are Melamine Plates Safe?

| May 2, 2007

As a mother of a young child, I am constantly on the prowl for what’s safe and what isn’t. In my house, we avoid partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup and microwaving plastic. But until this week, I hadn’t given a thought to the melamine plates that my son eats from. After all, the […]

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Family Is What You Always Have

Family Is What You Always Have

| April 18, 2007 | 6 Comments

It was 4:45 on Monday afternoon when the phone call came. It wasn’t something shocking or unexpected . . . there had been forewarning. She was ready for the next chapter to open. Still, to get that call that my cousin Grace Louise had passed on, I was caught without breath for a moment. Her […]

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Thoughts Over Dinner . . .

Thoughts Over Dinner . . .

| March 12, 2007 | 3 Comments

This was my dinner tonight. Leftovers from a weekend of recipe testing – cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, crispy catfish, a roll and a small chunk of brie, with a Diet Coke and a remote (of course, the remote wasn’t for eating — it was just me for dinner tonight with Shawn working and Will turning in […]

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…And I made it.

…And I made it.

| May 15, 2006 | 3 Comments

Last night, I let my husband cook for me. It’s rare that I relinquish control of my kitchen but I am glad I did. He made a delightful stuffed chicken Parmesan with rotini and garlic breadsticks (courtesy of Pillsbury). The chicken was moist, but the breading crisp. Inside was a layer of mozzarella and Parmesan […]

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