Know Matter How You Slice It   Chocolate Brittled Pretzels & Strawberry Chiffon Pie, OH MY!

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Out Takes or as I like to say “modcook musings”  Good food and fresh flowers are my oxygen. Can’t have one with out the other.

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Kitchen Cortez Heats Up   A freezing Spring call for a Mediterranean classic, Paella. I add a little extra spice to mine. That ought to do it.

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Kitchen Cortez is ALWAYS open. However, some menu musings get more attention than others. But thats OK.

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Good Morning Joe   Probably like you, I too will begin each day with a nice hot cup of French press joe.

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Holiday Sandwiches & Can you guess what it is?

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Please Pass The Sauce   Argentinean chimichurri made with chopped fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes. When I have it around I put it on EVERYTHING!

Please Pass The Sauce   Argentinean chimichurri made with chopped fresh parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and red pepper flakes. When I have it around I put it on EVERYTHING!

Grilled Chicken Salad, Anyone? Grilled chicken goes all out salad when you toss in all things crunch. Use go to veggies such as fennel or celery, cucumbers and then dip in with your favorite cracker or bread.
Food & Image by DE modcook.com

Grilled Chicken Salad, Anyone? Grilled chicken goes all out salad when you toss in all things crunch. Use go to veggies such as fennel or celery, cucumbers and then dip in with your favorite cracker or bread.

Food & Image by DE modcook.com

Front & Center   Autumn Orange Hues & Yellow Gold Blooms share this tablescape with Ruby Red Pomegranates. A guarantee for festive party merriment. 

Arrangement & Image by DE of modcook.com

   Root System   Summer Basil is uprooted then placed into a new vessel. It continued to grow, but my no means thrive. It eventually gave up its fight against the  harsh winter vortex, despite its protected confines in the kitchen.

   Photos by DE

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