Monthly Archives: January 2019

Lift Up Your Chinese New Year (January 27 – February 2)

The Chinese New Year is always fun to celebrate and this New Year begins the year of the pig. I like to incorporate the New Year animal symbol into a celebratory table design and also into the menu. So, try … Continue reading

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Seeking a Vegetable Alternative? (January 20 – January 26)

It’s cold outside; so, it is time to fry some vegetable fritters. In a food processor, shred 1/2 part fresh zucchini, 1/4 part potatoes, 1/8 part onion and 1/8 part peeled carrots. Place the shredded vegetables into a large bowl. … Continue reading

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Pep-Up Your Mid-Winter Salad (January 13 – January 19)

Pop a popular anti-pasta favorite onto your salad for peppy starter. The Italians are masters of many things including the preparation of Bruschetta. Basically, this consists of marinated baby tomatoes stacked onto crostini bread. It is delightfully flavorful. My suggestion … Continue reading

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The New Year Beckons New Cuisine Choices (January 6 – January 12)

The New Year has long been associated with eggs, as new beginnings. If you have never tried a British-style boiled egg, this is the perfect time to start a New Year tradition. Egg holders can be plain ceramic pedestals or … Continue reading

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