Monthly Archives: November 2011

Get Ready for the Holidays! (Nov. 27 – Dec. 3)

It’s time to celebrate the organized week to have more time to “Deck the Halls.” Planning ahead helps take pressure off. Throughout the year and especially this week, I tend to cook more than one meal on Sunday. The versatility … Continue reading

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Making Thanksgiving More Special (Nov. 20 – Nov. 26)

Thanksgiving gives us a moment to show gratefulness for the bounty of our food. Stylish presentation not only enhances the table setting but an imaginative presentation will add excitement to the meal. I always try very hard to create an … Continue reading

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From the Garden & Grove to the Table Celebration (Nov. 13 – Nov. 19)

Some of my fondest memories are those that evoke the images of time spent with my grandparents. Their homegrown vegetables and fruits taught me canning skills. More importantly, I learned that agricultural cycles were inexplicitly intertwined with my family’s sense … Continue reading

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A Veteran Tribute in the Home (Nov. 6 – Nov. 12)

This week we salute our American veterans with Veterans’ Day. It is also National Split Pea Soup Week. Create a teachable moment for youngsters and honor those who helped to preserve our freedoms with a family-style meal. Enjoy of menu … Continue reading

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