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Dishcloths Now in Stock for the Holidays – NEW

The holiday dishcloths are here! I have finally opened my Etsy shop, and I had added some new listings for holiday dishcloths. I am adding my 5- and 6-point star shaped cloths to my Etsy store. Great for kitchen decor or functional use, and they […]

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Thicken Your Sauces and Other Recipes

Thicken Your Sauces and Other Recipes

Ever wonder what are the best ways to thicken your sauces and other foods? Which thickener works best for which foods? This video explains how to know when to use flour versus cornstarch and when to use other thickeners such as bread, potatoes, or eggs. […]

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Design: Room & Board – Eat with Your Eyes Open

Design: Room & Board – Eat with Your Eyes Open

Modern Atlanta (MA!) Design is Human 10th annual event Last night I attended the Modern Dining: Eat with Your Eyes Open was an evening of storytelling and conversations. The topic was the psychology of design and how it influences the dining experience. And, of course, […]

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5 Basic Starter Sauces for Your Recipes

5 Basic Starter Sauces for Your Recipes

5 Basic Starter Sauces for Your Recipes The five starter sauces are known as the “mother sauces” of French cuisine and are considered the sauces from which all other sauces originate.  Sauces that start with the mother sauces and include other ingredients are called secondary […]

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Halloween Harlequin Pumpkin – Tutorial

Halloween Harlequin Pumpkin – Tutorial

Halloween Harlequin Pumpkin Tutorial I made this Halloween Harlequin Pumpkin two years ago at the same time I did the Halloween pumpkin craft project with my granddaughter when she was a toddler.  I was attempting to come up with a more adult way to decorate […]

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National Association for Moms in Business Magazine:  Turning a Hobby Into a Successful Business

National Association for Moms in Business Magazine: Turning a Hobby Into a Successful Business

TurquoizBlue on Cover of National Association for Moms In Business Magazine I am on the cover of the January issue of Moms In Business magazine, and I was also interviewed for the feature article where I shared about integrating social media into business, how I […]

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Carla Hall Recipes: Mac & Cheese

Chef @CarlaHall from Top Chef and The Chew discusses how she makes her mac & cheese, her new book Cooking With Love: Comfort Food That Hugs You, and how she began her catering business.

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Carla Hall:  Cooking with Love

Carla Hall: Cooking with Love

Carla Hall and me. I want those earrings and that necklace! I went with my friend @talentdiva to see Carla Hall at her book signing for her new book Cooking with Love: Comfort Food that Hugs You* at the Barnes & Noble store. We all […]

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Paint a Halloween Pumpkin with Your Toddler – Tutorial

Paint a Halloween Pumpkin with Your Toddler – Tutorial

Halloween Pumpkin Crafts for Toddlers This is a Halloween pumpkin that I made with my granddaughter last year when she was 3 years old.  I was trying to come up with a way for her to paint her own Halloween pumpkin while I was painting […]

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