Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year’s Resolutions Require New Recipes(December 29, 2014 – January 3, 2015)

Make a New Year’s Resolution to serve more home-cooked meals instead of take-out food. Family time is bonding and inspirational meals create enthusiasm. Try new recipes and engage those around you. Lamb Stew is a wholesome winter stable with a … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Singing (December 21 – December 27, 2014)

The sweetest music is sung by birds. So, let the birds hark the glory of the season. Birds can be easily carved out of jicama or honeydew melons to feature appetizers or starters. Main course entrees can feature yellow squash … Continue reading

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Cakes That Don’t Bake Are For Dipping (December 14 – December 20, 2014)

Since I was two, I have been making cakes. My first stove was pink and I dutifully wore my blue and white apron that was hand-sewn by my grandmother. Cakes can be sweet or full of protein. Seafood cakes are … Continue reading

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Symphonic Entertaining (December 7 – December 13, 2014)

To me, creativity and entertaining are synonymous. I recommend creating themed dinners. I recommend symphonic entertaining. Music enhances the dining experience. When we entertain, I play the piano as the Champagne is being served. Then, after dinner, I return to … Continue reading

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