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Going Screwy Over Corkscrews - Happy Thrift Shop Day!

Writing about corks in my last post reminded me of my old corkscrew collection.

I miss it. I had found unusual antique corkscrews at yard sales, flea markets, street fairs and in thrift shops. 591 more words

French Friday: From the CIA to the CIA

On Monday, I took you to The Culinary Institute of America, the CIA for short, located in Hyde Park, NY. I mentioned a story behind my family’s initial first visit. 1,183 more words

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Monday Miam-Miam: When Students Feed You

We had toured the gorgeous campus of The Culinary Institute of America located in Hyde Park, NY once in 2013. Not that any of our kids was planning to enter the hospitality industry, but we knew that we could eat food cooked and served by students there. 876 more words

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U.S.A.'s Chef of the Year Competition

On the road to become U.S.A.’s Chef of the Yearâ„¢, there are no shortcuts. Candidates must have strong resumes, extremely high standards and possess a high degree of culinary skill. 1,137 more words

Bodega to Napa to Yosemite - 5/30/17

Headed into to the town of Bodega, CA, where Hitchcock filmed that scene of the schoolchildren being attacked in The Birds:

The Potter School (1873) is still there, a private residence: 341 more words

Hey There! I'm Back!

It’s true what they say about time seeming to move faster the older you get. My stay at The CIA still feels fresh and new, yet I’m more than halfway through, well on my way to graduating. 260 more words

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New Paleo Cafe Seasons Saugatuck

Cindy Hartog is a formally trained chef. She moved to Westport in 1990 for her husband Mark’s job — he’s deputy director of Westport EMS — and built her own thriving kids’ cooking classes/birthday party business called… 342 more words