Once upon a time, I was a chef – tall hat, white coat, checked pants, the works! I left the restaurant business in 2003 when my first child was born. Now, I’m cooking for my family and sharing all my tested and perfected recipes with you here. The recipes on this site reflect what my life is about; as a mom, I need easy meals the whole family will enjoy but the chef in me needs to eat too!
Yes, I’m a graduate of L’Academie de Cuisine. I also worked in the restaurant business, both front and back of the house, for many years before starting a family.
Yes! You can read more about them on my cookbook page.
I take my own photographs for the blog using a Nikon Z6. (Some photographs on the blog are from my cookbooks, which professional photographers shot.)
I develop most of my own recipes. Occasionally, I’ll adapt a recipe from another source or share favorites from my cookbook collection (sources are always cited within the recipe post and on the printed recipe). Every recipe on this site has been tested multiple times and perfected by me in my home kitchen.
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Sorry, at present I do not.
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