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Cookbook

THE WORLD ON MY PLATE

Cooking, for me, is more than food. It’s a celebration of people, stories, laughter, flavors and techniques from a collage of life’s excursions. For this reason, I wanted to compile some of My excursions with You, on a plate. Some of which I never had to leave home to capture.Before […]

Lifestyle

OFFERING GRATITUDE TO ARTISTS

Motion Picture. Theater. Storytelling. Drama. Laughter. Fashion. Music. Entertainment. Many years ago, these 2 artsy brothers entered my life. Through and with them I developed my first appreciation for all the above. Though I was a hairdresser at the time, transforming runway models, politicians, and everyday people in DC, I […]

Main Dish, Soups/Stews/Chowders

BEST SHRIMP RAMEN

The Best Shrimp Ramen soup is going to be in your bowl in less than 30-minutes! Go to the freezer and grab that container of Fish Stock I showed you how to make and freeze for busy days like today. In a snap, we are going to have one very […]

Soups/Stews/Chowders

FISH STOCK

Do you love a good seafood chowder, bisque, Ukha (Russian fish soup), Cioppino (Italian fish stew), seafood Pad Thai, or a good ole cup of crab soup? Well all of these delicious and healthy dishes have one thing in common: Fish Stock! A great stock for any type of soup […]

Desserts

CHOCOLATE FREAKIN CAKE!

Do I feel guilty when I indulge in the most scrumptious bite of Chocolate Cake ever? Nope! Not when I make them into tiny little, harmless size, petite ‘cakettes’! “What harm could one, oh… say, two delicate little bites be”? My thoughts, exactly! Just standing over the slight sized iron […]

Holidays/Celebrations, Meat, Pasta & Pizza, Vegan

PIZZA KABOBS

What?? Pizza Kabobs? Yep! Think, deconstructed and you’ve got yourself the perfect food for a casual gathering, indoors or out. Ever since my adult kids were little kids I found the easiest way to serve delicious, healthy (shhh), creative food was on a stick. Fruit salad on a stick. Sandwich […]

Natural Remedies, Soups/Stews/Chowders

BONE BROTH

Bone Broth is not just for Soup! When prepared at home, it is loaded with many health benefits. It’s fine (if you must), to use store-bought bone broth to flavor cooking or for a quick base to make a soup or gravy, but it is not the same nutritious product […]