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Apr. 25, 2012 1:16 pm 
I promised myself at least one blog a month and already I have failed. I don't know what happened in March besides unusual 80 degree weather here in Wisconsin. so maybe that was it! I was away from my computer screen and even (GASP) out of the kitchen! stealing away some sunshine while I had… MORE
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Feb. 3, 2012 5:12 am 
Updated: Feb. 4, 2012 3:25 pm
While I put another pie in the oven, I sit down to sift through my emails. There I find a remarkable amount of notes from people who are either going to or returning from some tropical getaway. It conjurs up images of white sandy beaches and those amazing blue waters. tropical drinks served… MORE
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Jan. 11, 2012 2:54 pm 
Updated: Jan. 14, 2012 9:10 am
When you live in Southern Wisconsin as I do, January is not really a nice word. I know there are people out there who really get busy outside in 12 degrees! and I do love a beautiful snowy day but I have to say, Today, January 11th 2012 it is sunny, 54 degrees and I managed to hang my wash on… MORE
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Dec. 21, 2011 3:31 pm 
Updated: Dec. 22, 2011 9:03 am
Of all the things I do in the kitchen,(at home and at work!) baking has to be my favorite. I love all the old favorite tried and true recipes but this year I wanted to mix it up a bit. I am a cookie expert. that being said, I think that so many people are giving cookies that I wanted to gift… MORE
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Sep. 26, 2011 1:43 pm 
Love meeting other foodies like myself! Interviewed with 2 cooks today to use our kitchen space. Met a woman who is starting a business making "cake balls" I never had tried one before, seems like a good concept, cake mixed with frosting and then dipped in chocolate. all I can say is WOW are… MORE
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Sep. 16, 2011 10:48 am 
Updated: Sep. 16, 2011 8:15 pm
WOW, we got some fantastic press these last few weeks from our feature in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. They did a fantastic job showcasing our "School of Cookery" and several of our most popular recipies for kids!! Thanks! MORE
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the petite chef

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA

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Oct. 2009

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Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, Dessert, Kids, Gourmet

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About Me
I am a busy mom of 5 beautiful,hungry kids! I also run a culinary school.
My favorite things to cook
Desserts would have to top the long list.
My favorite family cooking traditions
taking pictures/video of the food!! since I was a little girl I remember at every family gathering, the food was the star. And of course, as an owner of A culinary school, I love to cook with my kids. It is important to show them the amazing array of choices they have with food!
My cooking triumphs
my kids would say birthday cakes. they get more spectacular every year!
My cooking tragedies
I try not to remember....
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