My Early Start – Seeing Food

Simple summer fresh sweet treat

Summer berries, fresh whipped cream, and vanilla cake That is what we crave in the heat.  Nature provides these gorgeous berries throughout the season.   Combine that with a simple vanilla cake and whipped cream to add the sensation of full-bodied flavor, sweetness and texture. The one, two, threes…it is

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The Isle of Capri, layered in a chicken breast

Gratefully I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to travel to some of the most luxurious locations in the world (trust me, my journeys have just begun!). Treasured ingredients offered in each unique location become another grain of sand on my “culinary beach”. Each experience building my palette, my appreciation and

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Sushi At Home–Yes You Can!

Sushi.  I crave it at time.  The flavors, so fresh, intrigue my palette.   Going out for sushi dinner is one of my favorite meals out.   One of my dear friends is a Japanese Sushi Master, he’s taught me a few tricks to create these same healthy tastes at

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When I was four years old, I was being raised in the suburbs of Chicago and my parents bought vacation farm property about four hours into Wisconsin. Thirty acres of rolling hills, streams and ponds in the middle of nowhere but farms. My little eyes were open to explore, live, experience and observe life in the raw. At the time, it just seemed free, but truly it’s where it all began. Milking cows on a dairy farm, hunting for morels, tapping maple trees for sap, living the seasons. Nothing like bull frog mating season at night for your first lesson in sex education! I started to see life, nature, and the world as a food carnival!

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