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ENTERTAINING, FOOD + DRINK, HOLIDAY entertaining, RECIPES + menus | October 30, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Homemade tricks and treats

Homemade tricks and treats

Go nuts with home cooked treats for your own Halloween party. All night long you will pass candies to the kids ringing at your door. But what about your family? I compiled a list of 3 treats that are easy to make the day of the event. Beware, your family will ask you to cook […]

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FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | September 4, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

End of summer picnic menu

End of summer picnic menu

Who says you must eat sandwiches at a picnic? You can bring a lot more imaginative menu. To celebrate the last days of warm weather, I gathered for you a sample of easy and quick Italian recipes to do on the spot. Most of these recipes are from David Rocco except for the soup. I […]

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COCKTAILS + wine, FOOD + DRINK | July 26, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Surubaotini: the best raspberry martini in the universe

Surubaotini: the best raspberry martini in the universe

My husband, Jerome Paradis, created this recipe after I told him about the Surubao drink that I saw on David Rocco’s Dolce Vitae. The way to go when you want to create a martini from another cocktail recipe is to adjust the alcohol and juice proportions. This is a trial and error situation to find […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | July 12, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Become fluent in the ways of serving coffee in Italy

Become fluent in the ways of serving coffee in Italy

I learned today that I drink my coffee at home like a true Italian. I even got the Oslo Demi-tasse / espresso and Cappuccino cups by Bormioli Rocco. By the way, these clear glass cups are great for serving desserts. The handle can be removed if you want a different presentation. I learned all that […]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | July 9, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

The art of serving salad starts with stylish bowls and serving cutlery

The art of serving salad starts with stylish bowls and serving cutlery

I want to take about serving ware today. They are an important part of entertaining. Since I think that any fine dinner should finish with a salad, here are some suggestions to equip you. The salad: before or after the main course In the United States and even in Canada, the salad course is often […]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | June 24, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Three flavored salt recipes on Steamy Kitchen

Three flavored salt recipes on Steamy Kitchen

I have been a fan of flavored salts for a while. After you tried a good flavored salt, you asked yourself how you manage all these years without it. Flavored salts most commonly flavor a recipe and dish up a plate in no time. Use a flavored salt as a rub to enhance the flavor […]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK | June 21, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Five cool kitchen gadgets for the Hostess who has everything

Five cool kitchen gadgets for the Hostess who has everything

New more efficient food preparation tools pop up constantly. If you are invited by someone that like to cook and you do not know what to bring as a hostess gift, why not take a look at the best of the crop in specialized kitchen tools. My hostess gift ideas are all under 30 dollars. […]

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