It’s Oscar Season!  Let’s celebrate by pairing Oscar Nominated films for Best Picture with Kitchen Chat Nominated Best Recipes that deliciously capture a pivotal scene in the movie. For The Martian, I chose Chef Art Smith’s recipe for Roasted Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup.  As you may recall, Matt Damon’s character, Astronaut Mark Watney is…

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Favorite line in movie:  “You know how everyone’s always saying seize the moment? I don’t know, I’m kind of thinking it’s the other way around, you know, like the moment seizes us.” Have you seen Boyhood, one of the 8 nominees for Best Motion Picture of the Year?  This wonderful movie was filmed in increments…

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Sunday, May 11th is Mother’s Day. Here are some great gift ideas that everyone will love. And the best part is that these gifts give back to the community and world! 1) Flame of Life Dinnerware by Barbara Lazaroff • It’s a limited edition design by Barbara Lazaroff, ASID, co-founder of Spago and this week’s guest…

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