Monthly Archives: August 2012

Grandparents’ Week (September 2 – September 8)

This week Grandparents are highlighted. Home-cooked meals, big hugs and garden wonders filled hearts with joy, thanks to many grandparents. Both of grandmothers were experts with vegetable and fruit canning. Both grew glorious gardens with flourishing fruit and nut groves. … Continue reading

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School Lunches That Inspire (August 26 – September 1)

In my book, School Lunches That Make The Grade, I detail the importance of lunch. The transition from summer fun to scholastic studies can be eased by assembling inspirational lunches. Theme lunches are fun. Here is one that I recommend: … Continue reading

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Back To School (August 19 – August 25)

Excitement builds as students return to school. From a chef’s prospective, a nourishing lunch is of highest importance. In my book, School Lunches That Make The Grade, I explain many details for a great school lunch. Parents need to prioritize … Continue reading

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An End of Summer Grille Party (August 12 – August 18)

Weather willing, the backyard grille experience bonds family and friends with frolic, flavor and fun. Heat up the grille and set up the games of croquet, badminton and adult supervised darts. Add a T.V. screen for a favorite professional game … Continue reading

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Summer’s Vine (August 5 – August 11)

Summer’s squinting focus produces some of the best fruit: tomatoes. Whether red, green or yellow, the sun-blushed juicy joys please us as chilled, tangy bites. Besides the basic globe tomato, be adventuresome and try the heirloom, San Marzano or beefsteak … Continue reading

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