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From the Kitchen – The Kitchen Unscripted

It’s all fun and games for chefs on TV — Mario Batali’s chubby ponytail and metro Crocs, Guy Fieri and Anne Burrell competing for most ridiculous hair, and Gordon Ramsay screaming bloody insults, knowing that the cameras are protecting him from a reciprocal punch in the nose! In real kitchens — the sharp, hot, greasy… Read More

Scott Plath

Wine Notes – Pineapple Wine in Paradise

After 25 years of marriage, my wife and I celebrated with a vacation in Hawaii. You might think that my touring priorities would have focused on the beaches, volcanos and rain forest, but instead I thought: Do they grow grapes and do they make wine? An internet search revealed two wineries — one on Maui… Read More

Steven Goddu

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 4/27/17

ONE: Blue Ocean Event Center is holding a Seaside Soiree this Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. as the lead-in to its annual Coastal Arts Festival (see #2 for more). In addition to a VIP preview, attendees will get to enjoy live entertainment, a cocktail reception, food stations and the official book release and signing… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Polish Pride

Of all the seasons, it’s spring that most reminds me of my grandmother. She loved bulbs and flowers and any growing thing, and Easter was her favorite holiday. Born in America, she proudly kept the Polish traditions of her mother, who came to this country after World War I. Growing up, I thought everyone had… Read More

Liz Michalski
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