Teach them how to cook

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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The best gift you can give, teach them how to cook.  It goes back to the bible. You don’t just give a fish, you teach to fish.  Well, this is especially true with children.  When we cook with confidence and skill, we crave the food that WE make.  We can balance our flavors and select our ingredients. We know what we put into the food, so we feel good about putting it into our bodies.  Granted, dining out and picking up prepared foods can be so luxurious at times.  It provides us all with a much needed break.  But that should not be the norm. After all, we can’t make healthy conscientious choices when we are not aware and in control of what ingredients make up theses “choices”.

Kids who learn to cook become adults who know how to cook.  We share meals with friends and family.  Explore cultures through exotic ingredients. We can then travel through our palettes anywhere we want through a bite of beautifully prepared food.

We bond, remember, and create through food.  It really is one of the greatest gifts we can give and receive.

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