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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Fine Dining

Oh heavens, friends. I ate somewhere faaaaaaaaancy.

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Cupcakes for Oprah

I’m sad to say this will be my last food column for Persephone.  One of the first things the team did when they purchased us was to stage an intervention to keep me out of the food posts.  Apparently, my passion for cream cheese, empty carbohydrates and snack cheese does not mesh up with the […]

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Lazy Selena’s Guide to Party Food

I know so many people who can create some of the most delicious things imaginable in the kitchen, and as a result, throw really amazing sit-down dinner parties.  I prefer, for reasons we’ll get into, a casual setting, with food you can eat with your fingers. Today we’re talking appetizers and desserts that will taste […]

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Crutches in Cooking

Those of us who consider ourselves to be good cooks may not like to think that we have a crutch when it comes to cooking, but many of us do. What do I mean by crutch? Well, it’s more than just flair or a style”¦a crutch is an ingredient that you use too much. It […]