Olive Tapenade

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Provence, France… The very words conjure up visions of rustic farmhouses surrounded by lavender fields, of seemingly endless, sun drenched days spent exploring quaint towns and villages… of lazy afternoons relaxing in one of the […]

4 Minute Brownie Pie

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I brought back some wonderful “souvenirs” from France – (and yes, all but 4 are food items!!) but I also brought back a not so fun one… the flu followed by a major sinus infection […]

Paris and Provence of my dreams

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Bonjour!!! Things have been a little quiet here at The Table. As you can see, I’ve been sitting at “another” table – mainly in Paris and Provence for the last couple of weeks. I know, […]

Dole Salad Summit

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The sea, the sun … and salad! Last week I attended the Dole Salad Summit in beautiful Monterey, California.  Along  with 19 other fabulous bloggers I  spent t 1 1/2 days  immersed in a true […]

Avocado, Tomato and Chile Lime Crouton “Salad-Tini”

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So what do you get when you combine a salad with an appetizer? You get what I call a “Saladtini”!!   I know most of us think of salads as pretty much limited to lunch and […]

Marinated Feta

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“What is your favorite thing to make?” As a personal chef, I get this question quite often and it’s a tough one to answer… because as a obsessive passionate cook, I like to cook just […]

Pickled Celery

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Sometimes my eyes are bigger than my stomach. Especially when it comes to fresh produce.

Beet Carpaccio

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If you’ve been reading this blog for a bit, you’ve probably noticed that I don’t use a lot of packaged food. Unlike many people, I am not “anti packaged/processed food” – it definitely has it’s […]

Eggs in Nests

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If you’ve been out and about the blogsphere recently one thing is pretty clear – this week has pretty much been about eggs. Which isn’t surprising since eggs are  synonymous with Easter – candies are […]