Monthly Archives: October 2012

“A thriving household depends on the use of seasonal produce and the application of common sense.” – Olivier de Serres (1539-1619)

One of the main points of Eat Fresh Cook Bellissima is to always purchase produce that is in season, not only are the herbs, fruits and vegetables at their peak freshness and flavor, but you will save money from buying … Continue reading

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“I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.” – Neil Armstrong

November 2, 2013 – it’s finally official.  Everything (well the church & reception) is booked for my wedding next year!  A church from my childhood, a beautiful and classy reception place, and 150 max. is the perfect number of people!  … Continue reading

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“Recipes are really just guidelines…” -Chef Gerry Brinkman

Hey guys! I have been enjoying culinary school SO much!  I love getting A’s and B’s in all my classes without struggling, and I am now officially certified in ServSafe food safety. Depending on where you go, Culinary school can … Continue reading

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“A new kind of woman with deep-rooted values is changing the way we live. Market researchers call it ‘neo-traditionalism’……..

“…To us it’s a woman who has found her identity in herself, her home, her family…. She is part of an extraordinary social movement that is profoundly changing the way Americans look at living–and the way products are marketed. The … Continue reading

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“It probably goes without saying that I enjoy the potato pancakes, delicious hams and so forth that maddeningly turn up at this time of year.” -Fred Melamed

Hi there! School has been SO MUCH FUN!  This is the first semester I can actually say I love all of my professors and the Chefs.  I think what I like most about culinary school is what one of my … Continue reading

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“The optical lens is named after the lentil (Latin: lens), whose shape it resembles.” –

HEY everybody! I know that quote about lentils sounds really boring but I felt like I had to use it because my fiancee is an Optical Engineer, currently getting his PhD. and he loves playing with lenses and light… We’re … Continue reading

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