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September 24, 2009
What is Cholesterol?

The subject is frequently mentioned at the dinner table. "What is high cholesterol?" "Is it important to get my cholesterol levels checked?" "My cholesterol is 250, is that high?" "What is the difference between HDL and LDL levels? Here is a brief introduction to cholesterol... Cholesterol levels play a big role in your heart health. High cholesterol levels are […]

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September 15, 2009
San Diego Restaurant Week, September 13-18

This week is San Diego Restaurant Week. It is a perfect opportunity to dine out and try different restaurants for an affordable price. This is San Diego's fifth year with 180 participating restaurants. Enjoy three course meals for a set price of $20-$40 per person depending on the restaurant. You will choose from a set […]

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September 3, 2009
What is Healthy?

As health awareness continues to rise, Americans are changing their eating habits. Healthier food choices are now available at Fast Food chained restaurants; Organic sections are growing inside grocery stores; Restaurants are buying locally farmed food and serving grass fed beef. We are frequently seeing advertisements that restaurants are using "real chicken", "real fruit", and […]

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August 26, 2009
Kid Friendly Week

This was not a typical week in my kitchen. I was challenged by having two very special guests from out of town; nine-year old Norman and seven-year old Angelina. Along with them I had the pleasure of another local visitor, nine-year old Skye. Cooking was a little different for me. No Lobster stuffed beef tenderloin […]

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August 20, 2009
Start From Scratch

I'd like to introduce you to A website dedicated to sharing my recipes, along with articles about food, cooking, gardening and entertaining. You may wonder why the name of this article is "Start From Scratch". I started from scratch in my own kitchen and learned to cook well with no culinary experience. The name […]

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