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L’Auberge de Sedona

I was absolutely honored to be a guest recently at the romantic L’Auberge de Sedona. A hotel, restaurant and spa, it’s known for offering both stunning views of the red rocks as well as quaint escapes alongside Oak Creek. It was a quick 24 hour trip, jam packed with impeccable service, a seven course dinner […]

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2014 Phoenix Cooks! Event Infomation

 2014 Tickets on sale soon! WHAT: For one day, the Valley’s best chefs convene to share a variety of vibrant ingredients combined into the tastiest dishes that will intrigue the pallet, enhance your culinary experience and benefit Banner Children’s. WHEN: Saturday, August 30, 2014 WHERE: Phoenix Cooks! 2014 will held at the beautiful Westin Kierland in Scottsdale!  

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Dinner With Wolves

On April 6, you won’t have to keep your wild side a secret. You could be a part of 88 people who get a chance to be free and dine with wolves at the SouthWest Wildlife Conservation Center. But it’s not just about being at one with nature. The purpose of the event, Dinner With […]

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Latest Recipes

Festive Italian Easter Bread Rings

Directions Hard boil and dye eggs. Set aside.In a mixing bowl, add yeast and warm milk. Let sit for 5 minutes or until yeast dissolves.  Add salt, butter, eggs, sugar and lemon zest, mixing well. Add 2-3 cups of flour, blending on low speed. Add more flour ½ cup at a time until dough forms. […]

Gooey Stuff One-Pan Eclairs

Directions In a 13×9 dish line the bottom with a single row of crackers breaking them as needed to fill as much of the bottom as possible. Put the cinnamon side facing up. In a mixing bowl combine one box of pudding with 1 cup of milk and then add 4 ounces of the whipped […]

Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Directions Brownies Melt together the chocolate and butter. Add vanilla, beaten eggs, sugar and salt and mix by hand vigorously. Add flour and mix by hand vigorously. Grease 9 X 9 inch square or 8 X 12-inch rectangular pan Pour mixture into pan. Bake at 340 degrees for approximately 45 minutes. Brownies are done when […]

Eggplant and Pasta Casserole

Directions In a large pot, bring 5 quarts of water and 1 tablespoon of salt to boil. Drop slices of eggplant into pot and cook for 8 minutes or until softened. Remove with slotted spoon and place on paper towel to drain. Replace water with fresh water and salt. Bring to boil and cook pasta […]