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Cranberry upside down cake

My mother is a loving, smart, funny, ambitious, beautiful woman. She’s a also a pretty fantastic cook who has inspired me to be more adventurous over the years with trying new recipes. 656 more words

Pan-Fried Fishcakes from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell

If you’re a seafood lover, there’s nothing better than eating it crispy. Right now we’re loving the Pan-Fried Fishcakes from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell. 676 more words


Alice Waters: What Lies Ahead

Alice Waters visited my home turf in Southern California recently and I was fortunate to have another interesting conversation with her. Much has been written about her and yet there are some aspects I feel that most career journalists in search of the sensational fail to delve into. 4,141 more words


Michael Smith is on a mission to vanquish processed foods

It’s 8:30 a.m. and Michael Smith has already made fresh raspberry smoothies and cinnamon oatmeal for his three children.

OK, it is an hour later in P.E.I. 1,281 more words


Alice Waters' Apple Galette

Alice Waters’ Apple Galette: The Violet Bakery Cookbook by Claire Ptak

Serves 6 – 8

Flaky pastry: 

  • 140g plain flour, plus more for rolling
  • a pinch of salt…
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The Power of Alice

A Master Culinary Curator & Food Provocateur

Who would have thought that in 1971 it was both creative ingenuity and a bit of reverse psychology that inspired Alice Waters to open her tiny unknown restaurant, Chez Panisse, in Berkeley, California.  1,250 more words

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Chez Panisse-Inspired Strawberry Salad

My bucket list in life vacillates from year to year. Things like hot air ballooning fall off as I age and become more protective of my life. 456 more words

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