Category Archives: Entertaining

Après the valentines: Francesca’s delicious lemon-leek chicken

Here’s a delicious recipe to serve over rice: Francesca’s lemon/leek chicken. Authentic Italian recipe, from the kitchen of my friend, Francesca, who lives in one of the cities that hosts Carnavale (aka Mardi Gras), the city of Viareggio iin Tuscany. Continue reading

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Making Peace with your Crab

A sleek utensil from Japan can gift your guests with at-table ease and elegance while eating shellfish. Continue reading

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Sweetening the coffee in Seattle

We’re stay-at-home travelers again, my husband and I. Snuggled back home now, we’re relaxed and refreshed from our road trip up to the Pacific Northwest. I’d meant to post to this blog more often while we were there, but that … Continue reading

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Entertaining with the small French press

Whether you like regular or decaf, strong or weak, American or espresso, you can have a little bit of Europe in your home whenever you serve coffee. And you don’t have to get on a plane to do so. Read further to find out how. Continue reading

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