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January 21, 2019

Poached Pears in Red Wine

It’s Wednesday night and school will be closed tomorrow due to the snow storm. My daughter Yanah wants to make her lemon cake. I am in the mood for something fancier, I have pears, wine, and sugar. So why not make Poached Pears in red...

Soup Joumou

Every January 1st, “Soup Joumou” is a must for us Haitians.  My mother even began cooking hers on New Year’s Eve.  My children love it and my non-Haitian Friends have been enjoying it. Apparently, the root of our soup Joumou, which is squash soup, dated...

New Year’s Eve

Last night was brutally cold.  My family and I stayed in as usual.  We were warm, cozy, and ready for 2018.   We did what we love to do the most: enjoying each other while eating, laughing, and dancing. My kids swear by this Mediterranean fish...

Christmas 2017

I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas weekend.  I still can’t believe it’s gone and I must wait another year to experience the magic that only Christmas day can bring to my home. My family and I just love Christmas and each year, it seems...

3 days before Christmas

Christmas is 3 days away.  Again, this Friday night, I am thankful for my family.  Our festive table setting emphasizes the sense of cheerfulness and joy that defines Christmas.   Every weekend we try something new and create memories that will last in our heart forever. I...

Friday night

Loving the magic of the holiday season While it is cold and snowing outside, it is warm and cozy in my home.  We are ready to enjoy a lovely dinner while listening to Christmas songs. Nothing is more important on this beautiful Friday evening than a...

Wednesday table setting

I absolutely love the holiday season.  This simple table setting makes my Wednesday night special and more beautiful. Folding my red napkin like a Christmas candle    

Sunday bliss

Nothing brings me more joy than a beautiful table setting, simple, pretty, and colorful Menu: Pasta, Buttery Garlic Green Beans, and my Special Herbed Fish   Herbed Fish Recipe: Ingredients:  1 lb. fish fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil Herbs: (parsley, Rosemary and garlic powder, basil leaves) Parmesan breadcrumbs Salt, pepper, lemon...

First Sunday of December

First Sunday of December, feeling the joy of Christmas already, enjoying the simple pleasure of the season with my kids, baking, playing Christmas Carols, and decorating the house After dinner, listening to music and having tea, pure joy.  'Tis the season. We are filling the Holiday...

Simple pleasure

The simple things in life bring the greatest joy and create everlasting memories.  Take time to enjoy your own self by doing what you like.  Have a cup of tea with your loved ones, listen to jazz music, talk, enjoy each other's presence, be...

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