Archives for March 2014

LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN – THE DAILY BREAD

Bon Jour! A friend of mine is planning a trip to Paris and wanted some advice.  I love helping friends with their travel plans because, not only do I get to relive some of my own journeys around the world, but I also get to live vicariously through their travels. So, my girlfriend and I […]

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HOW TO HOST A SIP AND SEE

Have you ever heard of a Sip and See? No?  Neither had I… until recently that is. If you had asked me that question a week ago, I would have said I had no idea what a Sip and See was. But I have since learned that a Sip and See is a tradition with Southern […]

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STRAWBERRY ANGEL FOOD CAKE FOR MY BABY’S BIRTHDAY

STRAWBERRY ANGEL FOOD CAKE FOR MY BABY’S BIRTHDAY Today is my son Austin’s 17th Birthday!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY! You remember him.  He’s my crazy skier dude…… and wake boarder dude. He is the baby of the family and the youngest of our 5 kids.  It is hard to believe that, in just over a year […]

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CUCUMBER-MINT YOGURT SAUCE

Good Morning. If you have been following along lately, you know that I have been sharing with you my recipes for a Persian Feast in recognition of the Spring Equinox and the celebration known as Nowruz. So far, I have shared my recipe for the steamed basmati rice that is often prepared with a buttery, […]

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PERSIAN KEBAB KOOBIDEH

Salâm. Over the course of my growing up, my father spent much time traveling to the middle east on business. His business took him to places like Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran at a time when things were much more peaceful in the region. In those days Iran was a beautiful country, and its capital, Tehran, […]

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HAPPY “BIRTH” DAY AT CAFE MILANO!

Today is a happy day! Why? Because I am a new Grandmother.  My son Nathan and his beautiful wife Louisa had a new baby boy on March 1st.  His name is Wills. Wills has a big sister, Elle, who you may remember recently celebrated her 1st birthday.  I shared with you her Panda Birthday Party […]

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