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Lindsay Culinary: Coming to a Kitchen Near You

In a time when Food Network dominates television screens across the country and when cooking demonstrations are condensed to a three-minute birds’ eye view video demonstration, face-to-face culinary instruction for the ordinary home chef is rare, yet highly valued. Lindsay Perkins, a freelance culinary instructor based in West Hartford, Connecticut, saw a need for easy-going… Continue reading Lindsay Culinary: Coming to a Kitchen Near You

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Pasta La Vista with Park & Oak Restaurant

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of being invited to take a cooking class at Park and Oak Restaurant, a new American comfort food spot in West Hartford on the corner of Park Road and Oakwood Ave (hence the name). Park & Oak was founded late last fall by Chef David Borselle and co-owners Robert… Continue reading Pasta La Vista with Park & Oak Restaurant

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Saying Bonjour to Sur La Table’s Cooking Class

Like most girls who binge-watched Gossip Girl during their summer vacation and then made a point of visiting 864 Madison Avenue, I treasure the delicate, pastel cookies that can make a girl feel chic and Parisian even if she isn’t dressed in head-to-toe Chanel. I had tried making macarons once or twice and while they… Continue reading Saying Bonjour to Sur La Table’s Cooking Class