Monthly Archives: November 2014

‘Tis The Season To Indulge (November 30 – December 6, 2014)

In Europe, the surge in food and beverage is not created from hours and hours of kitchen preparation; the trending indulgence is for popular caviar and Champagne. Caviar bars are everywhere. Caviar bars are even in the major department stores. … Continue reading

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Need a Crowd? You Need Pancakes (November 23 – November 29, 2014)

I grew up with community fund raisers. My Dad, annually, was the Chef at the local non-profit Pancake Breakfast. My family has always consisted of early risers and an autumn breakfast featuring Maple syrup, molasses or fruit syrup is guaranteed … Continue reading

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Reaching for that “Voilà” Moment (November 16 – November 22, 2014)

It’s the extra touches that provide visual appeal and make food appetizing. If one simply slides a cooked turkey onto a platter, the bird is plain. If one places a turkey onto a platter and surrounds the rim of the … Continue reading

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As the Outside Cools Down, the Kitchen Heats Up (November 9 – November 15, 2014)

I love chilly mornings. The temperature is invigorating. Some of my fondest memories are of my grandparents’ kitchen and the first impact of heat rising from the stove. Breakfast starts the day with a bang, if you are enthusiastic. A … Continue reading

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