Author: MaryK

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5 Amazing Gifts for home cooks in 2020

There was a time when talking about gift buying before Halloween made me roll my eyes. But, in the age of COVID, you can’t make your gift-buying plans too early. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah, Yule, Kwanzaa, or Solstice, you probably have a few home cooks in your life. These […]

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We’re all in this Together–

In the Era of Social Distancing due to COVID-19, there is a lot on everyone’s mind. The hospitality industry, in particular, is being hit incredibly hard right now. There are, however, things we can do– whether we are restaurant workers or restaurant guests– to help keep one another afloat. Stay […]

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Restaurant 101: Mignardises

Mignardises– [Min-yar-deez] a parting gift from the chef. small sweet bites served at the end of a meal. Usually after dessert. Typical mignardise are chocolate truffles, bite size pates de fruit, macarons. The word derives from the French word for “cute.” The legend is that once upon a time in […]