Recipes are just guidelines in the art of cooking

Recipes can be sacred in families – closely guarded secrets, passed down through the generations, treasures only a select few may have the privilege of receiving from a grandma or a family friend. And at the same time, others like to share recipes and modifications we make

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Go glam with a vintage Oscar party

The 84th Annual Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday, February 26 and that means it’s time to start planning and sending out invites to your Oscar themed party. My husband and I (Dierre) went to an Oscar cocktail party one year where we dressed up as

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A simple start to 2012

Though you’re probably still attending, and maybe even hosting, Christmas get-togethers, if you’re thinking about hosting a New Year’s party then it’s time to start planning that, if you haven’t already. As a time to reflect upon the past year and celebrate the one ahead, what better

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Modern twists to Thanksgiving

When you think of Thanksgiving what undoubtedly comes to mind is turkey with all the trimmings, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie for dessert and there’s nothing wrong with that; but, if you’re tired of the same old dishes at your Thanksgiving feast, then you’re like us and

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