Monthly Archives: April 2014

Venice Brings Surprises (April 27 – May 3)

One of our favorite places to travel is enchanting Venice. Its waterways are intriguing, its architecture is fascinating, its artisans are gifted and its cuisine is world-famous. Quaint cafes are tucked into narrow alley ways. Arched bridges link the exploring … Continue reading

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Simplicity Leads (April 20 – April 26)

Baskets are charming representations of holding the things that we enjoy. Hand-woven styles and colors are interesting and artful. Baskets that hold food presentations are most special. During the Easter holiday, I like to carve small watermelon baskets for each … Continue reading

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Happy Hands-On Dining (April 13 – April 19)

Sometimes the best gatherings have no silverware. Hors d’oeuvres are mostly eaten with our hands. Lamb ribs can be enjoyed without utensils. One of my favorite hands-on food is an artichoke. Artichokes create a fun dining experience. Try my recipe … Continue reading

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It’s a Springtime Salad Spectrum Celebration (April 6 – April 12)

Spring greens initiate a salad spectrum. Salads are healthy, refreshing, colorful and versatile. The preparation is fast and the selections are vast. There is an abundance of variety of greens including Boston Bibb, romaine, “Living Lettuce”, classic Iceberg, arugula, endive, … Continue reading

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