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Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks

The legendary Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks is charming, cozy, and a place to happily lose yourself for the day.

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Fat Tuesday is Paczki Day!

If you don’t know what a Polish Paczki is, then now is the time to learn, especially since this is the day to eat them!

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Dresdner Stollen

Tomorrow is the Stollen Festival in Dresden, Germany. If you can’t be there, at least you can make this incredible Dresdner Stollen in your own kitchen!

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Oktoberfest Hot German Potato Salad

Celebrate Oktoberfest with this warm and comforting Hot German Potato Salad. Serve with sausages, a variety of mustards, some beer, and you have a party!

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Chinese Chicken Salad

Our heat wave is still ongoing, so you know what that means. Another day of a cold salad and not turning on the oven. How about a Chinese Chicken Salad?

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Weekend Birthdays in the Culinary World

This weekend two culinary icons celebrated birthdays. Julia Child would have been 103 years old; Karl Fazer, age 149. Karl who, you say? Ask a Finn!

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Italy, Part 5: Sicily

Feudo Principi di Butera is an estate that once belonged to royal families, even Sicily’s first prince. It is indeed still a noble place, and my favorite.

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Italy Part 3: Masseria Altemura

Our trip to Zonin’s estate Masseria Altemura was to celebrate their inauguration. It was a grand party in every way!

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