Category Archives: In the Kitchen

“Specialties of the House”: Irish Champ!

How can something so simple be so delicious!? This is a perfect description of Irish Champ. It seems that the name comes from an old Scots term meaning “mash” or “crush’. Champ has probably been around for centuries, at least … Continue reading

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“Specialties of the House”: Homemade Granola

On Saturday, I was in a real baking mood, so I made a Caramel Cake and a big run of my Homemade Granola.  I was given a similar recipe from my pilates teacher a couple of years ago and have … Continue reading

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To Coupe or To Flute… That is the Question!

As you know by now, champagne is definitely my “drink of choice”! And for many years, I have been collecting both coupes and flutes for my “champagne habit”! I do love the glamour of both the flute and the coupe…so … Continue reading

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“Specialties of the House”: Cranberry Conserve

 Many years ago, I attended a cooking class for Thanksgiving dishes.  One of the recipes we did at that class was Cranberry Conserve and every year since, it has been on my Thanksgiving meal menu! This conserve is so easy … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Thanksgiving Platter?

The clock is ticking and we all better be getting everything lined up and organized for “Turkey Day”! As you likely know by now, my Thanksgiving platters are blue and white! That should certainly come as no surprise. One of … Continue reading

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