Archive for May 14th, 2007

Mother’s Day Picnic in the Park

Mother’s Day Picnic in the Park

| May 14, 2007 | 5 Comments

Every Mother’s Day, my family gathers in a park in Long Beach and has a raucous celebration of mothers, family, and food. It started over 20 years ago when my godmother and her sister used to go out to a local park early and stake out spots for us. I would go with them sometimes, […]

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Plated Desserts, A Game.

Plated Desserts, A Game.

| May 14, 2007 | 19 Comments

Anthony Bourdain hit the nail on the head in his iconic book Kitchen Confidential, when he said, “pastry chefs are the neurologists of the kitchen.” We like things just so, and will stop only at premeditated murder, to make sure it stays this way. We are organized to the point of scary, and we guard […]

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