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6 Foods You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

Next up in our series of ‘Sandy’s Six‘ blog posts, Executive Chef Sandy DiGiovanni here at The Culinary Center of Kansas City, allows us a virtual peek into her home pantry.  457 more words

Chef Sandy DiGiovanni

French dicing

Our first class: Kevin tells us only 3 knives are necessary: chef, paring, boning. We used the chef knife or French knife tonight and learned how to hold it: middle finger under, thumb & pointer on the blade. 109 more words
French Cooking

Tomato Basil Soup (Crock-Pot Style)

My boyfriend loves my soups.  He (and I) can’t wait for winter (sometimes!) because it means soup season is upon us.  However, he says that this soup is my best one.   525 more words

Weeknight Meals



I still had another load of washing to do, and felt like we needed to stop and have a ‘housework’ day. Barry suggested staying at the site in Toulouse, but even though it was fine for visiting the city, I wanted to move on to another place I’d found. 1,164 more words


Sunday Soup

Soup. It’s like joy in a bowl. As the weather worsens, the sweaters come out, and the food gets heartier, my craving for a good soup has been strong. 297 more words


Sunday Meal Prep!

Happy Sunday everyone! I am coming at you a little later than normal. I was busy with some stuff right after I meal prepped today and now I finally have a moment to relax and blog! 232 more words