March52014

Exploring Persian Food in “Together Tea”

Exploring Persian Food in “Together Tea”

I recently finished the novel “Together Tea” by Marjan Khamali. There were lots of delicious food terms I wanted to know more about.

These are some of the food terms in the book which may not be familiar to the American food palate. From what I am reading, if you like Greek and Indian, you will like Persian dishes, too. There are lots of delicious options that have plenty going on if you prefer…

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January22014

Where to Find Cutters

While posting images of my holiday baking for 2013, I started thinking about cookie cutters.

It probably comes as no surprise that I have a pretty big collection of cookie cutters. The makers include WiltonFredCopper Gifts, R & M, Nordic Ware, and Fox…

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Sugar Cookies for Christmas 2013
I also made some sugar cookies this year, including a leg lamp from “A Christmas Story.” This…View Post

Sugar Cookies for Christmas 2013

I also made some sugar cookies this year, including a leg lamp from “A Christmas Story.” This…

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10AM
Apple Pear Pie 2013
This is the Apple Pear Pie I baked this year for the holidays.View Post

Apple Pear Pie 2013

This is the Apple Pear Pie I baked this year for the holidays.

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October242013

Reflecting on One Year with Wiser Time Publishing

I’ve been writing for Wiser Time Publishing for one year. That’s 26 published stories total about West Ashley and James Island food businesses. These businesses are either brand new ones to the area, or established ones that are growing, have new…

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October112013

Dinner at my Favorite Restaurant: Home

Guess I am spoiling the glamorous mystery of this food writer’s life, but, surprise! I cook at home quite a bit, both weekdays and weekends. 

Sauteéd bacon or sausage, over-medium eggs, pancakes or biscuits. I admit I use Pioneer Pancake Mix and Frozen…

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October62013

Tip My Toque: Chef on a Shoestring 1997-2012 or dear CBS, Bring This Back!

Chef on a Shoestringwas a series on the CBS Early Show:Saturday edition from the late 90s into the 2000s. CBS has changed up its morning hosts and format several times in the last 20 years. I fear this segment isn’t coming back anytime soon. As Americans…

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September102013
July252013

Yo Bo Cantina Marks My 20th Story Published!

I am very excited that this week marks my twentieth (20th) published food story for Wiser Time Publishing, better known as the West Of and James Island Messengernewspapers. I joined the team last October. For a full slideshow of the stories in print, and…

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July222013
Here It IsA key lime, honeydew frozen pie, with a Yoda theme. I was told the ears should be shorter and have…View Post

Here It Is

A key lime, honeydew frozen pie, with a Yoda theme. I was told the ears should be shorter and have…

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