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May 22, 2013 6:00 pm 
Updated: May 22, 2013 7:13 pm
It’s the start of spring break from school and what’s the first thing out of your kid’s mouth when they get home?  “Can I invite some friends over for a sleepover?”  Followed up  by “Will you make breakfast stromboli for us?”So, the guests arrive and Mom heads to the kitchen to whip up some… MORE
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Oct. 31, 2012 5:12 am 
Updated: Oct. 31, 2012 10:14 am
Well it's Halloween morning and from what I've been able to gather Trick or Treat is still "on" for this evening.  Remnants of super-storm Sandy threatened postponement of the annual event. Tonight we will get together with our friends from down the street to eat before passing out candy to… MORE
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May 4, 2012 11:07 am 
Updated: Oct. 5, 2012 5:39 pm
I left the Corporate world after working 22 years to stay home and run the household.  That was in January of 2002, and one month later I found and fell in love with  My first big hit was the Chocolate Trifle.  It has since become a family tradition, as well as, a favorite… MORE
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Apr. 20, 2012 7:34 pm 
Updated: Apr. 26, 2012 11:49 am
I made Bree's Honey Butter, and let's just say I wanted to take that sandwich knife and spread it right into my mouth, thus eliminating the middleman.  Once I tasted the end product, I immediately thought about my cinnamon waffles and how good that Honey Butter would taste on them. (Here… MORE
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Jul. 6, 2011 10:25 am 
Updated: Jul. 14, 2011 12:36 pm
Sitting here in the waiting room at the dentist office writing my first blog post.  Hmmm....what should I call my blog?  What should it be about?  Well, I know you all have been there and done that, so onward. What does a new useful kitchen gadget and a new unique piece of jewelry have in… MORE
Kitchen Art Scrap Trap Scraper & Bin
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About Me
I am ex-career woman turned professional household administrator. I enjoy learning new cooking techniques and preparing recipes that my family enjoys as much as restaurant food.
My favorite things to cook
I enjoy baking sweet treats, especially most things chocolate. I am working on expanding my horizons on Chinese and Mexican cuisine. I love to grill outdoors, especially a good steak.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I am full-blooded Italian and I enjoy making homemade pasta noodles with my mother. She is so fast and has just the right touch with the dough. I enjoy trying to master her techniques.
My cooking triumphs
I love to learn. My husband has given me culinary classes and books as gifts. One of my favorites was the science behind baking. Where I was able to experiment with the ingredients to customize a chocolate chip cookie exactly to my liking.
My cooking tragedies
When I was younger every meal I prepared was an adventure. I remember the pan of brownies where the entire pan came out as one piece and wouldn't break even when we threw it up against a brick wall. Then there was the gravy that exploded in the blender all over the kitchen. Yikes!
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