Articles

Image Building your Dream Kitchen - A series of articles
By Dea O'Hopp on March 28, 2010

It's not often in life that you get to build the kitchen of your dreams. We've been waiting for years to do this. Let's talk about everything from faucets to flooring, cabinets to countertops. Share your thoughts on what you consider to be your perfect kitchen. C'mon - dream a little !

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Image Conifers in your Gardens and Growth in the Spring
By Dea O'Hopp on March 23, 2010

The new spring growth of conifers is an amazing story in contrast. The bones of a garden are particularly delightful in the Spring when you see their new growth. Thumbnail pic is Picea abies 'Acrocona'

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Tuna Mango Tango
By Dea O'Hopp on March 21, 2010

Seared tuna with a mango salsa is hard to beat for a healthy and eye candy dinner. Let's use sustainable rod caught yellow-fin tuna.

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Leaning Tower of Basil
By Dea O'Hopp on March 21, 2010

Ripe, warm fresh off the vine tomatoes make this summer salad a winner when you pair it with your own fresh basil. Ah...summer gardens !

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Image Seder and Leg of Lamb with Gremolata
By Dea O'Hopp on March 21, 2010

I wouldn't trade my childhood and growing up years for anything. Raised outside Ft Wayne,Indiana but attended both all White and all Black churches. Spent my teen years in a predominately Jewish neighborhood. I learned so much about cooking and family and am thankful for the richness of diversity my folks provided.

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Image What's with PVC pipe and Cooking?
By Dea O'Hopp on March 20, 2010

To the right of the screen under my name is a line that states PVC Pipe is a Cook's Friend I'll tell you why!

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Image Cooking, Kitchens and Cubits
By Dea O'Hopp on March 20, 2010

I've written articles over the years here and there and figured it was about time to land in just one spot. Why cubits?

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