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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Switzerland, a country where all of the food is fresh, flavorful, beautifully presented, locally grown and harvested but extremely expensive.

A small country that looks inward to support itself.  Produce is seasonal, animals are native and the price tag is high.  Would we Americans make such sacrifices to support our own people?  It’s a tough question when we really seek the true response.

It sound great in theory, but when we want it we want it now!  Let the other guy but local and pay more!  I want ripe peaches with delicious flavor in February!  Needless to say, it’s something for us all to work towards, or at very least be aware of the impact of the choices we do make.

Do you sacrifice your desires to buy local and eat local ingredients throughout the seasonal year?  Let me know.

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