Did you celebrate National Coffee Day?  I actually did — Twice! Of course I had to enjoy coffee clinks with friends at Eataly Chicago with a delicious Lavazza.  Then, I sipped iced Vietnamese Coffee at Pasteur. Personally, I think every day should be National Coffee Day!  So with that in mind, here are some delicious…

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Are you a cancer fighter? Survivor?Or perhaps a caregiver? If so, I hope these recipes will be a helpful resource.  Nourish is my word for this year.  As a  three year breast cancer survivor, I want to reach out and help nourish others who are facing the battle.  Food is an important part of this journey.…

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The Emmys are almost here. I will be tweeting from the Entertainment Tonight studios during the Emmys and to celebrate, I want to have a friendly little competition. If you can accurately predict the winners of each of the following five categories – you will win a signed copy of “Fabio’s Italian Kitchen,” by Fabio…

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It’s not a grater.  It’s not a peeler.  What is that unusual and often unused utensil stuffed in the back of your kitchen drawer?  Perhaps it is a mandoline, and the two of you can make beautiful music, together — well at least some tasty tunes.  Here are three dishes you can “play” on your…

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What a delight to watch culinary rock star/homemaker/designer Chef Jaime Laurita make duck tacos in his kitchen. His celebrity clients have included Madonna, Sting, Steven Tyler, Sara Mclachlan and many others. I am neither a celebrity nor a chef; however, Chef Jaime made me feel special as I sat at his kitchen counter. As many…

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