Fuji Gift List

Luisa’s German Potato Salad

I love a good potato salad, but I’m also quite picky about how I like it prepared.  I have three favorites—my mother-in-law’s potato salad, Japanese-style potato salad, and kartoffelsalat (German potato salad).  I love the sharp vinegary marinade of German potato salad, and the creamy tart flavor always reminds me of visits to Siegfried’s deli [...]

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Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story of Julia Child and Her Cat

I love Julia Child for many reasons—her spunk and dogged determination, her love for life and cooking, her love for France, and her cookbooks.  But another reason I love Julia Child is because she was a cat lover, a fact which award-winning children’s book author Susanna Reich captures in her book, Minette’s Feast: The Delicious [...]

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Farina Kingsley’s Stir-Fried Asian Greens + Pantry Kit Giveaway!

Dark leafy greens stir-fried in a smoky, sweet and spicy sauce make a wonderful addition to a fall or winter meal, and a fun way to explore the flavors of Southeast Asia.  I wrote recently about different ways to add more fruits and vegetables into your diet.  One idea I talked about was trying something [...]

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Giant Double Chocolate-Orange Marshmallows + A Giveaway!

Giant Double Chocolate-Orange Marshmallows . . . the words alone are enough to make me swoon, but the actual finished marshmallows put me into a happy chocolate trance.  These marshmallows came from the genius baking mind of Abby Dodge, one of my favorite cookbook authors, and one of my favorite people in general.  Abby is [...]

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