“Dancing for Dollars”:  New Book by Victoria M Howard Sky-Rockets Up Amazon’s List! Based on”MeToo!”
Jan13

“Dancing for Dollars”: New Book by Victoria M Howard Sky-Rockets Up Amazon’s List! Based on”MeToo!”

Have you heard of this book? I hadn’t till someone tipped me off to it. This is an interesting book that’s features characters with powerful stories a la “Valley of the Dolls” but position those characters in the tawdry world of stripping. While we know what we have seen on TV and in movies, this book brings the story of women who are stuck in their jobs because it was the means to their survival. Victoria M....

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In honor of the Scottish poet Robert Burns, Burns Night Celebrates All Things Scottish- including COCKTAILS!!
Jan11

In honor of the Scottish poet Robert Burns, Burns Night Celebrates All Things Scottish- including COCKTAILS!!

In honor of the Scottish poet Robert Burns, Burns Night is held annually on January 25. While most celebrate the Scottish bard by raising a dram of whisky on his birthday, Caorunn Gin has a delicious alternative for this famed ‘Ginuary’ night. Inspired by Cranachan – a traditional Scottish dessert generally made of oats, cream, whisky, and raspberries – the Cranachan Cocktail made with Caorunn Gin, is a play on...

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New Year’s Resolutions! Guest Expert, Dr. Deena Solomon Gives Tips on  How to Accomplish Your Goals!
Jan03

New Year’s Resolutions! Guest Expert, Dr. Deena Solomon Gives Tips on How to Accomplish Your Goals!

It’s now 2018… and it’s been quite a change in the usual routine- if only because the weather is really off-kilter.  If you have resolutions you want to accomplish, it might help you to shift the symantics  from “resolutions” to “goals”. That might help your mindset make the shift and might also help your accomplish them. While I no longer share what my resolutions are — other than...

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Bravo’s Top Chef Winner Kristen Kish Launches Cookbook, “Kristen Kish Cooking”!
Dec07

Bravo’s Top Chef Winner Kristen Kish Launches Cookbook, “Kristen Kish Cooking”!

Kristen Kish, acclaimed chef has released her first book, Kristen Kish Cooking! Kish is formerly of Barbara Lynch’s restaurant Menton and is a winner of Bravo’s Top Chef.     Bio of Kristen Kish: Born in South Korea and adopted into a family in Kentwood, MI, Kristen Kish showed an affinity for cooking at a young age. Her mother suggested she go to culinary school and since attending Le Cordon Bleu in Chicago, Kristen has...

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Chef Amanda Cushman Will Wow You  with “Simple Real Food” Cookbook!
Nov22

Chef Amanda Cushman Will Wow You with “Simple Real Food” Cookbook!

While this is Thanksgiving week, not everyone wants to eat turkey every day. Here’s Simple Real Food, a phenomenal cookbook by Chef Amanda Cushman that will have you adapting the recipes to what’s in your refrigerator as well as going out to the market to stock up on key ingredients of the recipes that you find most interesting. The best part is that Chef Amanda gives you tips and tricks as well as a great shopping list of...

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Cocktail Chameleon’s Mark Addison Tweaks Classic Cocktails into Perfect Holiday Sips!
Nov20

Cocktail Chameleon’s Mark Addison Tweaks Classic Cocktails into Perfect Holiday Sips!

It’s not easy coming up with new cocktails but if one is patient, one can create a new one. Taking a classic and building on it to enhance the best elements of the original and maybe – if you are incredibly creative  (like  Cocktail Chameleon’s Mark Addison) – you can come up with these two very unique cocktails that are a spin of a couple of originals that got wildly better  by mixing  two classics together!...

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