Kaffir Lime Simple Syrup

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In one of my recent blog posts, Simple Syrup Recipe for Cocktails, I posted a standard recipe for Simple Syrup – which is 1 part water to 1 part sugar – typically one cup of water and one cup of sugar brought… Read More

New Mise en Place Stoneware Bowls

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There is an oft-uttered phrase, “a place for everything, and everything in its place,” or otherwise known in the culinary world as “mise en place,” which is French for “putting in place” or “set in place.” Mom says… Read More

Cooking Tip: Play with Your Food

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I love food – the texture, the taste.  I love the possibilities I see when I look at a carrot or a piece of fruit.  What can I make with this? How will it taste if I combine… Read More

Proper Knife Use – A Lesson from Dad!

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Dads are awesome.  They seem to know and understand their children even when their children have grown into adulthood. We grow, we learn, we experience, and yet, there is still a part of a gal who still needs… Read More