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Olive Oil 101

Dinner Table February 4, 2016

Twenty years ago a professional cook suggested I use First Cold-Pressed, Extra Virgin Olive Oil. As a young homemaker I dutifully followed her recommendation. It is only now that I am unwrapping what all the verbage means.

One Nasty Ingredient

Dinner Table January 8, 2016

To write this article I will have to admit to watching KUWTK -the Kardashians reality tv show.¬† I can’t pinpoint the fascination with these 5 sisters but on occasion I am intrigued.¬† A snippet from a recent episode inspired this blog. Khloe’s struggle to pronounce “hydrogenated oil” was a beacon to my ears.

Vintage Christmas Party Recipes

Dinner Table December 16, 2015

My friend and I collaborated on hosting a Christmas Party this year. One Hundred Guests, a modest budget, a lovely home and an afternoon to entertain! Vintage Christmas Party Recipes were researched and I am thrilled to share the results. Shortbread cookies and hot cocoa from scratch were the winning duo.