Category Archives: Pie

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FINLAND IN THE HOUSE

kelsey2Souvenirs: Some world travelers keep diaries listing places they’ve been and sights seen. Maybe the photos and words jar memories of happy times but sometimes an aroma or a taste of a meal shared with loved ones can also trigger those memories.

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THAT TIME OF YEAR WHEN CELEBRATIONS COLLIDE

What’s the holiday du jour? Well, having gotten through the edible hoover fests of Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, and New Years we are once again faced with the frenzy of a February Food Frolic.

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CELEBRATORY COOKING CLASS

Taste and Technique, a cooking studio in Fair Haven, NJ, often schedules local celebrity chef’s for demonstrations. These classes are always delicious, informative and entertaining. The cooking school also offers hands-on learning opportunities with professional chef’s. Rachel Weston taught a class recently, her first time at this studio, but not her first time teaching, that was instructive, insightful, and of course, delicious. Although I have some experience in the food world, I walked away with a few new tricks.

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UNEXPECTED EVENTS AND MIRACLE PIES

Living in an area of the world where the seasons dictate our gardens and our outdoor activities, the time is upon us where we take stock in what has been, what has grown, and what we have to look forward to. 082414 compost pumpkins
Plucked from a rather large bush near our garden, these two lovely pumpkins were a gift from the compost fairies. Don’t believe me? Here is proof positive.

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