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A Sip of India and Africa

A rare night off while stationed in Bloomington allowed a risky visit to one of my favorite Restaurants FARMbloomington.  Billed as an independent restaurant with the slogan “Don’t be afraid of flavor.”  Real Food – Unique Celebrations…which is exactly what I craved.  I cook for my clients and love it but there comes a time …

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English Trifle

When the berries of the summer are ripe and you are looking for an elegant dessert, try an English Trifle. It is a very flexible dish to utilize any fruit and any sort of cake any sort of pudding and any sort of whipped topping.  As you know I am a purist and do everything as …

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Black Raspberry Jam

As a kid, we had every sort of berry bush but my favorite were black raspberries.  You can’t buy them in the store and most are in the wild.  I planted a black raspberry bush in my yard this year and had all of 2 berries from it.  My sister Jill’s sister-in-law Sherry has about …

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