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November 2019

October 2019

Celebrate the Seasons


Fall has always been my favorite season. I have warm memories of returning to school and reuniting with my friends. I remember catching up on stories of our summer adventures and feeling well-prepared with my new clothes and supplies.

Celebrate the Seasons2019-11-10T23:09:47-07:00

Crab Mornay


This is an easy-to-make dip that will steal the show. The rich and creamy texture of the Bechamel Sauce is a decadent base for the delicate crab meat. The spice of the cayenne mixed with the sweetness of the sherry adds the perfect balance.

Crab Mornay2019-11-07T22:15:29-07:00

August 2019

Wagyu & Wine


You just never know who you’ll find in my farmhouse kitchen. This June, it was Celebrity Chef, Kent Rathbun.

Wagyu & Wine2019-08-01T20:53:09-07:00

May 2019

Brillat Savarin


Brillat Savarin is my absolute favorite cheese. I tell people that this is what I want to taste before I take my last breath. It’s that good!

Brillat Savarin2019-08-01T18:27:01-07:00

Progeny Trinity Blanc


This is a fabulous white wine from one of my fellow vintners on Mount Veeder, Progeny Winery. I love this wine so much that I have a personal stash hidden away.

Progeny Trinity Blanc2019-08-01T18:29:29-07:00

Karen’s Jambalaya


This quintessential N’awlins dish is one of my most requested recipes. It is a great choice for a one-pot hearty dish when hosting large gatherings.

Karen’s Jambalaya2019-07-21T19:38:05-07:00

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Photo credits

  • Dona Kopol Bonick, Kopol Bonick Art & Photography
  • Ryan Schnell
  • DJ Mc Quade, Mc Quade Media
  • Anja Denouden Photography