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There are different kinds of pixie dust

Isn’t it true that most of us begrudgingly submit to the elaborate and lengthy process required to begin making a meal?

We detest the washing, then peeling, then chopping each ingredient into equally sized parts. 480 more words

Food Philosophy


We bought our own slow cooker so that we could return the one we had borrowed from Carol. Susan found a large one because she wanted to try it with brisket. 535 more words


Here's looking at you!

There are many houses in this region with ornamental, sculpted faces added to their façades. I love the way this personalizes homes – often with a bit of humor – and frequently with a jovial smile. 124 more words

Kitchen Tips Tuesday: Mirepoix

It’s no secret that I am a big Trader Joe’s fan. I brave the crowds frequently to stock up on items that are unbeatable for both price and quality. 286 more words


Le Comptoir Gourmand, Mirepoix, France 15/20

MIREPOIX is one of those villages that restores faith in the French way of life. It is still a village, although it has a massive cathedral so gets classed as a city. 505 more words


Weeknight Chicken and Dumplings

The weather has dropped suddenly in Washington, DC and it has been feeling like Autumn all week. I couldn’t wait to make a nice homey comfort dish. 512 more words


"How-To" Cooking - Making a Mirepoix

The French term, mirepoix (pronounced “meer pwah”) is a group of aromatics that are used to season and flavor sauces, stocks, soups, and other foods. 129 more words

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