Historical Over Food

Nile Rodgers first introduced me to Chef Joe DiMaggio Jr. while covering Feast for Peace for the We Are Family Foundation last year. We finally met in person last week to talk food, cooking together, and television.
Jewels filming in Elizabeth Emmanuel period costume

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Dealing with a Fussy Household

I was lucky, Tatjana was always pretty willing to try anything as long as it didn’t swim in the sea before landing on her plate. Most children do object to certain things, but as we grow older our taste buds mature.
Tatjana Rhodes in Montawk, 1987
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Book Accomplished

Daisy has been miffed that I’ve skipped quite a few of our daily walks while finishing off my first mini-ebook, Party Accomplished, released this past weekend on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and of course my own shop. The ebook is a teaser for Dinner Accomplished,… Keep Reading »

Ladies That Lunch Competition Finalists

Tamara Beckwith, Christina Estrada, Tania Bryer, Normandie Keith, Jewels

OMG, they were all so yummy! It was extremely difficult for us to narrow it down to four. The finalists are listed here with corresponding menu number (in no particular order), so you can vote in the… Keep Reading »

The Scrooge of New Years Eve

Julie Anne Rhodes
I may be a party girl at heart, but I’m not big on New Years Eve parties. Even when I still drank it seemed that all those well laid plans and high expectations of the evening never failed to disappoint…. stuck in traffic… Keep Reading »

CARRIED AWAY IN STYLE…

 
I did get a little too carried away back in the day…

…but the tranquility of “Normandieville“, can make you believe there is rest for the wicked (and not so wicked.) Being there is tantamount to a mini vacation right smack in the middle of LA.

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