Asian Noodles

Every now and then my kids floor me. They taste something I think they will never like and end up loving it! Rose recently tasted an Asian noodle salad that I bought in the prepared food section at Whole Foods. She loved it! I try really hard not to give the girls store bought prepared […]

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Peach and Prosecco Sorbet

My daughter Rose (almost 7) is perfect! (OK I’m bias!) I really admire her! Rose is always happy! She loves art, music and dance. She cherishes her friends and adores her family! Everyone means the world to her! Rose is peaceful!  She is my flower girl, hippy chick! Rose floats through her life and enjoys […]

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Steak!

A few weeks ago I was asked to make Osso Bucco for a dinner party. I was waiting for my meat purveyor to pack up my veal shank order, when I glanced down into their retail case.  I gotta gander at the MOST amazing looking cowboy steaks. They were almost 2 inches thick! My mouth […]

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Lemon Laced Ricotta Pancakes

I love getting up early in the morning and listening to the birds chirp, smelling fresh coffee brewing and taking in the peace that envelopes the beginning of each day.  To me, there is nothing better than feeling the warmth of the house early on a cold winter morning or the scent of my garden […]

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Longer Days Lighter Ways

Back in September, on a Sunday afternoon, Big Daddy took the girls for a ride. They came back with Daisy, an eight week old golden retriever. Big Daddy was more excited than the girls! He had plans! The dog was going to take the place of a health club.  He was going to get up […]

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2012 Black Eyed Pea Soup

Holiday season over! Christmas tree history! Wrapping paper and decorations pushed back into the closet! It’s time to get back to work. The fall was busy. When Thanksgiving rolled around, I decided to take a breath, dedicate more time to the girls, and not take any orders.  I really wanted the girls to enjoy the […]

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Pizzelle Cookies

Pizzelle Well, we tried another podcast. I am not sure if we are improving or getting worse. It will definitely make you laugh! The recipe is below. Love The Kitchen Contessa and Her Kids xo Pizzelles (Cremaldi Cookbook, Doubleday 1988) makes 24 cookies   3 eggs beaten 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter melted and […]

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Squash Blossoms and Backyard Chickens

Fried Squash Blossoms with Chevre and Basil On March 15, 2011 a “peeping” package arrived at our local post office.  I got home and put eight tiny chicks into their new brooder home in our attic. Rose named all eight. Fuzzworth, Cuzi, Kiki, Peep, Nugget, Cutie Pie, Mary and Milly were shipped as soon as […]

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