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That’s a Wrap, 2021!

By On December 30, 2021

Only a day left in 2021 – we can do this people!  I am ready to turn the page and look forward, with great hope and optimism for 2022.  We have some… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

It’s a Wrap, 2020!

By On December 24, 2020

I am not one to rush time, but truly 2020 has not been a banner year for anyone has it?  Well, maybe for a few politicians, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk but… Read More

Lifestyle

Cook Group Campfire

By On October 22, 2020

I have written a few posts about the dinners my cook group has shared over the years.  The group consists of 16 dynamic, smart, well-traveled and good humored women who are all… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

It’s a Wrap, 2019!

By On December 26, 2019

It’s the day after Christmas and the house is quiet.  Sleepyheads are still in bed while others have left the building in pursuit of fresh air.  I’m on my second cup of… Read More

Dining & Reviews

Art and Food in NYC

By On April 11, 2019

For the past many Februaries in recent memory, my husband and I have spent a weekend in New York City.  He has an annual meeting he attends that coincides with either Valentine’s… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

It’s A Wrap, 2018!

By On December 20, 2018

As promised, here is the last post for 2018 which is the annual wrap up of The Kitchen Scout posts from this past year.  In one fell swoop, you can find links… Read More

Recipes

Southwest Quinoa Salad

By On June 7, 2018

There are a few personal items that I find worth splurging on from time to time.  If I had to pick the item I am particularly passionate about, it would be handbags.… Read More

Dining Adventures

A Cooking Demo with Elizabeth Minchilli

By On May 31, 2018

If you have been reading The Kitchen Scout for awhile, then you know that I really enjoy following Elizabeth Minchilli. Raised in the suburbs of St. Louis, Elizabeth moved to Rome with… Read More

Outside the Kitchen

Mother’s Day

By On May 10, 2018

Would you believe me if I told you the woman in this photo was just 3 months away from her 76th birthday on the day it was taken? My mother always defied… Read More

Lifestyle

Links Friday

By On March 29, 2018

March has been such a busy, but fun month so apologies for missing a few Fridays of late. Based on some statistics I can see “behind the blog”, I think it has… Read More

Lifestyle

Some Kitchen Essentials

By On February 15, 2018

Back in January, our niece asked me for some advice on how to round out her wedding registry.  I was so excited to peek at her choices and offer my suggestions based… Read More

Annual Wrap Ups

It’s a Wrap, 2017!

By On December 14, 2017

With next Friday being so close to the Christmas holiday, I am going to do my annual “It’s a Wrap” post this week before things get crazy around here.  As is my… Read More