Category Archives: Ina Garten

Move Over Moses! Here’s MY Commandments! Atypical 60’s Rules to Live By!

Alright. I’ll admit, I’m a bit hungover today. A bit too much of the bubbly on a week night and some Côtes de Provence does not a chipper gal make in the morning! But I had my moments of pity … Continue reading

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Musings on Cooking–The Books. The Shows. And Me!

It’s pretty common knowledge that I enjoy cooking and baking. Given the fact my better half, Bonaparte, is a Frenchman, he is the Gallic essence of the saying “The way to a man’s heart is to his stomach”. Caveat on … Continue reading

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Dinner Guests Aren’t Due Till Saturday–But The Dessert Is Already Made–And More Sweet Stuff!

Monsieur Bonaparte has invited guests for dinner this coming Saturday. He’s invited a couple whom he has been friends with for years. His daughter, her husband and their daughter will also be joining us. It’ll be a nice, intimate grouping! … Continue reading

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