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TAPAS AT MATEO

HOLA! As I mentioned in my last post, Durham, North Carolina has become somewhat of a “Foodie Town”.  Perhaps youth-driven, vis-à-vis the college town influence of nearby Duke University,  or by virtue of the fact that Durham is enjoying the growth and prosperity of the so-called “Research Triangle”, this quaint southern town is not lacking […]

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QUITE SIMPLY THE FINEST RESTAURANT IN LAKE TAHOE

Hello! As I told you in a previous post, my husband Brad and I have recently returned from Lake Tahoe, where we watched our son, Austin, ski race in the California State Championships. This trip we rented a condo in Northstar Village which technically is located in Truckee, California.  But, on a previous trip to […]

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THE SECRET TO MAKING THE BEST CREPES IN THE WORLD

Buenos Dias! Today I am going to tell you a secret: THE SECRET TO MAKING THE BEST CREPES IN THE WORLD!  The thing is they really aren’t called crepes at all.  They are actually called “Filloas”  and they are  Spanish Style Crepes.   And I bet you thought crepes were only for French folks. Nope.  In northwestern […]

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ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH LEMON GARLIC ALLIOLI

OK, I’ll admit it…… I am not a football fan. Instead, I am one of those people who go to Super Bowl Parties for the fun…… and the fellowship…… and the food…… I do not go for the football.  I do, however, go for the wood fired pizza…… and the fire-roasted peppers…… and Bruno Mars […]

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UDON NOODLES WITH CURRIED CHICKEN

Way back in what seems like a lifetime ago, I lived on the island of Oahu in Honolulu, Hawaii.  I attended the university of Hawaii where I earned a degree in Home Economics Education. I lived in Hawaii for a total of 8 years and taught Home Economics to high school students.  One day when […]

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HOW TO WIN A CHILI COOK-OFF

Hi Guys! As you may know, my son, Austin, is an avid skier.  He races for Rim of the World High School.  As I’ve told you in this previous post, skiing is a very expensive sport!  So, every year the school has a Chili Cook-off to raise money for the team.  In past years, one […]

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