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Number 22

Anniversary (check), Sweetest Day (check), dining and dancing (check), old nerve from an emergency root canal from years ago decides to act up (not on the agenda). There is a predominately Michigan, but it has entered into a couple of … Continue reading

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21’st Ladies Party

The first Friday in December is the date for an annual event at our house, it is the Ladies Christmas Party and it is always a full house. The funny thing is that for years I always had worked on … Continue reading

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Chateauneuf-du-Pape

I guess that I have been lucky that I tried many wines, when I first started my self-studies. Since I was just talking about a Rhone style wine in California, I guess I should mention the real thing as well. … Continue reading

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French Wines at the Extravaganza

There was just so much to enjoy at this past Culinary Extravaganza benefiting the Culinary Arts Program at Schoolcraft College. The food was delicious, think of three hours of different tapas being served, in fact there was a new tapas … Continue reading

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I Made it to Sixty – Dinner at Marais (Part Three)

The dinner was progressing to the fourth course, and the Maitre’ D stopped by and we started to have a discussion about Foie Gras and wine. Since he felt that Foie Gras began in Bordeaux, he really entertained that he … Continue reading

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Club Grotto in Louisville, Kentucky

This was a very eclectic restaurant in the Greater Louisville area on Bardstown Road.  The room seemed like one big cave, perhaps which is how they came up with the name.  There was a huge frog, gargoyles peering at you … Continue reading

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