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What They Serve In Hell
There is a game my boyfriend and I like to play at dinner parties. It is called: What They Serve in Hell. The concept is pretty simple. During a break in conversation, preferably while people are scanning...A Graduation Dinner, Tossed Tableside
Do you have an upcoming graduation among your family members or friends this year? This year, my family is celebrating the “graduation” of our oldest son from preschool to kindergarten. And while...A Fancy Tailgate Spread, Win, Place, or Show?
Late spring is prime season for equestrian events. With three big races making up the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, along with many other horse related activities, there are lots of chances to create...How to Eat: Lessons From My Mother
In some ways, everything I know about eating my mother taught me. Like most people, it was my mother who brought the first food to my mouth. She started with breast milk and as I grew, she slowly introduced...To Cook a Pot of Rice
I take full responsibility for getting rid of the rice cooker. The electric pot had been collecting dust on a shelf since the day my boyfriend and I moved in together. A relic of his bachelor days, it...Pass the Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese, Please
If I were stranded on a desert island, and could only take one food with me, it would probably be my favorite Italian cheese—Parmigiano Reggiano. The complex flavor and crumbly, crystalline texture define...Homemade, Better Than From The Box Snacks
One of the main themes of Earth Day, a global holiday honoring our planet, is to conserve ecological resources for future generations. It’s a good chance to think about the various ways you can lead...So Many Ways With Salmon
Salmon is one of those few fish so ubiquitous that one can almost forget just how versatile it really is. Cooking it on any given night is almost a cop-out. It’s a fish so forgiving on the stove and...When Your Bowl of Popcorn Needs a Vacation
What does the smell of coconut remind you of? For many people it conjures a beachy scene, both for the scented suntan lotion smell and for remembrances of icy pina coladas. Another reason coconut has a...Lemongrass Everything
You’ve probably been to this restaurant before. The Vaguely-Southeast-Asian place where the menu expands to biblical length. It starts with appetizers and soups moving on to noodles and rice before...A Cookie for Springtime
The epitome of a springtime cookie is the pastel colored, light as air French style macaron. Originally from Paris, these almond and egg white based treats come in a multitude of flavors and colors. The...Four Ingredients for Simple, Stunning Dessert
I am always on the lookout for simple, easy to assemble desserts for those nights when friends drop by. As many delicious bakeries now dot city blocks and artisanal ice creams line store freezer shelves,...