Category Archives: chicken

You Can Take it With You

  (photo from stock.xchng) I don’t know about your kids but mine gets a week off in February called “ski week”.  I never had ski week growing up.  We had one day off for President’s Day followed by a return … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

In today’s LA Times Sarah Karnasiewicz writes all about savory pies.  Coming off the holidays you may have dabbled in pumpkin pie, apple pie, or pecan pie.  But, winter is here and having a rich pie crust filled with warm … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

When I was growing up my grandma used to “fly south for the winter”, spending time in Orange County when the rains poured down in Seattle.  An amazing cook herself, she was a huge fan of the LA Times food … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Happy Fall Wednesday! Chefs Mark Peel and Thomas Keller both have new books hitting the shelves. Mark, a long time LA super-chef and Thomas (do I really need to say anything here?) have been in the restaurant business for years. … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

San Francisco got pummeled with rain and wind yesterday. Perfect cooking weather if you ask me. Here’s what looks good. Soup is one of my favorite things to make. It is forgiving, it is ideal to make in advance, leftovers … Continue reading

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If I only knew how to….

…how to-what? That’s my question, in regards to the kitchen, of course. I’m curious. If you could be better at anything in the kitchen, what would it be? I’m thinking about future posts and wondering what kinds of things you’d … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

The first official day of school is here. Thankfully for me today is a half day so I have another 24 hours to think about packing lunches. In the meantime, here’s what I’m reading. Speaking of feeding your kids, today’s … Continue reading

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