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Tucson Oysterfest, Restaurant Philanthropy

The generosity of Kingfisher and Bluefin‘s chef/owners Jim “Murph” Murphy and Jeff Azersky continue to amaze me. I love their altruism. from the press release Tucson, Ariz– Philanthropy never tasted so good! Each fall, Chef/owners Jim “Murph” Murphy and Jeff Azersky kick off the season with a donation to the Community Food Bank from the […]

Meatballs from America’s Test Kitchen TV Show

Image via Wikipedia I don’t watch a lot of TV.  But I’ve started using my DVR to record cooking shows that usually air at times that I prefer to do non-TV things.  America’s Test Kitchen TV show, and their second “Cook’s Country TV show”, are two that I especially enjoy.  Why?   They satisfy all sides […]

Two Orange-Based Holiday Recipes with Photos

Candied Orange Peel Recipe: step 1 – peel orange and trim excess pith to avoid bitterness http://s2t.vg/wpFXnO # step 2- Boil sugar and water. http://s2t.vg/OrFO1I # Step 3 – Add orange peel strips http://s2t.vg/nVrAjG # Step 4: Spread out on rack to let drip excess sugar onto waxed paper and dry http://s2t.vg/cXjQ3Z # Final step […]

Tweets on 2009-12-12

I'm at a Railroad Show in Columbus Ohio. These are china used on dining cars. http://s2t.vg/THanJg # Marcella's Italian Restaurant in Short North District, Columbus OH – Now this is a meatball! http://s2t.vg/d9HhfO # Veggie Pizza with fresh radiccio on top. Only the freshest of ingredients! Again at Marcellio's Columbus OH http://s2t.vg/LJJ6Hh #

Julie & Julia-Inspired Gal Pal Christmas Dinner Party

What fun!  That’s me, Mary Johnson, on the left, with Carolyn Mueller at Carolyn’s home on the big night. It has become a tradition with our LAFF gal-pal group to celebrate Christmas with a dinner at Carolyn’s home.  It started out, years ago, with just soup and salad and then progressed to what it is […]

Preparation for our Julie & Julia Christmas Feast

  Image via Wikipedia Yesterday, my friend Carolyn and I started preparing for our annual LAFF Christmas Party (LAFF is the informal women’s social group that I belong to).  Carolyn came up with the great idea of recreating the Beoff Bourguignon recipe from the Julie and Julia movie.  I was assigned the vegetables (perl onions […]