Inspiration Lost: Anthony Bourdain

I have been on a hiatus for over a month mainly due to technical issues with the website.  I am back with a secure and safe to use website. It is unfortunate that my first post back happens to be about the loss of renowned chef and entertainer Anthony Bourdain.  However,  I felt the need…

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Hannah Glasse & The Yorkshire Pudding

Today’s Google Doodle pays ode to Hannah Glasse on her 310th birthday.  Since she pioneered the cookbook and what British cooking is today, I thought I would give tribute to her in my humble cooking blog. Hannah Glasse is the author of one of Britain’s earliest cookbooks, “The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy,”…

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My Story on International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day and Google is encouraging us to share our story #HerStoryOurStory. Most of my readers get a glimpse into my story everyday they read my blog here.  However, I thought I would take the challenge and try something different.  Let me know if you can understand this photo story.    

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Top Women Chefs for International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th every year and was originally called International Working Women’s Day. It’s celebrated in different regions with the focus being on respect, appreciation, and love towards women for their economic, political, and social achievements. Today in honor of International Women’s Day, I’m celebrating brilliant women who have made…

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Honoring Our Veterans & Free Meals for 2015 Veteran’s Day

The date for Veteran’s Day is rooted in World War I when fighting ceased with an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany, and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. For that reason, November 11, 1918, is generally regarded as the…

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National Chocolate Day & Why It’s Ok To Eat Chocolate

It’s National Chocolate Day. What would we do without these wonderfully designated days giving us permission to indulge? By now most of us know that this particular indulgence is actually good for you. So, don’t reprove me for loving my chocolate. I admit to getting a daily dose of it. Chocolate is one of my…

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Sweet Memories at Old School Confectionary Shops

One of life’s treasures is the sweet memories we can reminisce about. I was hanging out in a little hidden pocket of Long Beach, CA called Belmont Shore where sits a nostalgic candy store that will let you be a kid again. Powell’s Sweet Shoppe isn’t exactly a candy store from the past that still…

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