Tag Archives: personal chef

Oscar the Grouch Would Love This

Can I say that I’m in serious like with a trash can? I’m in the kitchen a lot, and my hands are often goopy, so I want a can that will open without my hands. I used to have one … Continue reading

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Have a Drink on National Iced Tea Day

Toasty doesn’t adequately express the weather in Nor Cal right now — 104 degrees today! In the famous words of the Wicked Witch of the West, “I’m melting!!!” A tall glass of iced tea sounds particularly nice right now, and … Continue reading

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Happy National Hostess Twinkie Day

Would it really surprise any of you to discover that I don’t like Twinkies? They were never in my grade school lunchbox. My hubby one year did make deep fried Twinkies for a party we were having, which quickly dissolved … Continue reading

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Bourbon Sweet Potato Brulee

Continuing with my posts to get you through Christmas, I’m moving from desserts and party food to dishes for your Christmas dinner. I ususally make a sweet potato brulee for Thanksgiving and Christmas. ┬áThis year I kicked it up a … Continue reading

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Monday is National Sundae Day

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! I’m pretty simple with my ice cream desires, having three basic go-to ice cream treats. 1) Super thick chocolate milk shake made with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup; 2) … Continue reading

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Crunchy Quinoa DIsh

I’ve been making more and more quinoa lately. I really like the nutty flavor and the fact that it is so good for me. I like this dish because it’s nice a crunchy. I toast extra pumpkin seeds to have … Continue reading

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Transform Your Summer Tomatoes

Everyone (except me because I seem incapable of growing tomatoes) has beautiful tomatoes in their gardens. I made this salad last week with lovely heirloom tomatoes so the ┬ácolors were stunning. It is simple, tasty and a perfect side dish … Continue reading

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