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Summer in December?

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 8:00 pm by:

You may be thinking about your Christmas wish list, or your Hanukkah wish list,   but I am thinking about Summer 2012. What’s happening then?  Summer Cooking Camp! The theme …»» Continue Reading


Posted on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 6:18 pm by:

Samantha.  Not just any Samantha, but Samantha Sizemore!  Today she debuts her first food blog post here; her topic?  Rice. Glorious, healthy, sustainable, rice. I am so excited to have …»» Continue Reading

Family Meal Time Help: Put it on the calendar

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 10:21 pm by:

From time to time, I get questions related to menu planning.  Most often, the questions are from busy moms who really want to cook but have a jam packed calendar …»» Continue Reading

Family Fun: Chocolate Truffles

Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 10:41 pm by:

Last week we celebrated foods from Pennsylvania honoring US Constitution Day.  We started with Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches and finished with Hershey, PA Truffles.   Truffles are a fun recipe to …»» Continue Reading

“We the Kids” celebrated a piece of paper with beef and chocolate

Posted on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 2:08 pm by:

The cooking class started with a US map and the questions: “Do you know why Pennsylvania is famous? Do you know what famous piece of paper was written and signed …»» Continue Reading

Secrets…shhh, don’t tell anyone. (a repost)

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 9:22 pm by:

The Secret is out: Eat to lose weight. About Me:  I am not a nutritionist. I’m a teacher…and a  career changer to a trained chef with less than 5 years …»» Continue Reading

Look what happened last night.

Posted on Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 5:25 pm by:

Awhile back, Becky and I were trying to figure out what to do for Mary’s birthday.  Mary is very fond of Gone With The Wind.  She even has a parlor …»» Continue Reading

My day yesterday

Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 12:04 pm by:

It started off with me tackling my never-ending to-do list.  So I psyched myself up to deal with receipts, go to “the office” (a corner of my bedroom), look at …»» Continue Reading

Summer Big City Visit to Lala’s

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 12:23 pm by:

we anticipated, we admired our  girly-girly toes we read, we cooked, we climbed, we made it to the top!, we played with the water, peek-a-boo, the water played with us, …»» Continue Reading

Dakota Carr, Mikey and Pie

Posted on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 9:47 pm by:

The other day I was working on the menu for my restaurant. Well, not my real restaurant, the one I have in my head. I’d be crazy to open a …»» Continue Reading