Prep Kitchen

How fortunate baby bear is to have such endearing older brothers that coddle her. They are eager to show her the ropes and our chef-in-the-making is always devising new recipes for his little bear. He couldn’t wait until she tried … Continue reading

All Chefs Have Highly-Flavored Opinions

I was baking as I heard my sweet child of mine uttering comments while watching commercials. It’s quite entertaining, the reaction I hear from my little one that is. It’s also shocking at times, especially when he shadows his older … Continue reading

South of the Border

Traversing borders can often be uneventful for someone like me. For many others however, it’s an occurrence that fretfully haunts them. For the last year I have borne witness to the political game of immigration stakeouts while commuting anywhere near … Continue reading

Deck the Halls

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with boughs of rosemary, boxwood and mint. This holy trinity was about the only thing I was able to accomplish up until Saturday when we brought home the tree that added just the right touch to freshen up our winter’s … Continue reading

It doesn’t have to be perfect to feel like a celebration.

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Make it casual, make it small, make it last minute—it really doesn’t matter, what counts is that you create with fresh food and fondness. Whipping up a menu for a much-anticipated chef’s party commences early morning by tasting all the … Continue reading