Nancy

THE FRENCH PIQUE NIQUE

Stephanie and I  just got back from what we refer to as a guy trip to France.  Our Cuisinette Consorts were treated to see the whole range of the wine industry in Bordeaux and the Cognac industry in Charente.  We have vowed that the next trip will be one centered around us girls.  But one […]

THERE’S A DINNER TABLE IN YOUR HOUSE

I have almost finished reading Michael Pollan’s  Omnivore’s Dilemma and one of the many interesting topics the author covers is the disintegration of family dinners in the US.  This particular issue has concerned the three us when we talk to clients who are trying to gain back what has been lost in the family meal in this country.  To […]

RENTAL FLAT WINING & DINING

This spring we visited our starving artist daughter in London, (she is there temporarily taking advantage of some painting opportunities) and we were joined by our younger daughter and her boyfriend.  We rented the same flat in Islington through http://www.priceapts.co.uk/  Having survived some very interesting near disasters I  have learned a bit  about how to entertain in rented quarters.  We […]