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New Winter Recipes

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It has been several years since I last posted on this blog. Life has been beyond crazy, with the biggest change being that I no longer live in the food and wine paradise known as Northern California. Instead, I am now living in the land of my birth, Arkansas. Things are much slower here and the wine produced here doesn't interest me, but on a good note, my home state has an abundance of natural … [Read More...]

Winter Salads

Persimmon Fennel Salad with Almonds and Cheese

Persimmon Fennel Salad Recipe

  Now that Thanksgiving has passed (often a four day feast for many of us), it's time to look forward... or in my case, behind, because my behind is growing on me at an ever alarming rate. I have the best of intentions when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, however it often seems rather futile when, like now, I have a heavy workload and I've also begun a series of new design … [Read More...]

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It has been several years since I last posted on this blog. Life has been beyond crazy, with the biggest change being that I no longer live in the food and wine paradise known as Northern California. … [Read More...]

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Persimmon Fennel Salad with Almonds and Cheese

Persimmon Fennel Salad Recipe

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