Cones of spices form a backdrop for open bags garlic and crushed ingredients.

All the Makings of a Feast: Marrakech Medina

No culinary experience in Morroco, especially Chef Joanne Weir’s Culinary Journey, would be complete with a trip to the Marrakech medina.  It’s there that the freshest, most colorful foods are piled high for what is truly a feast for the eyes.  And once you get home, the makings of a feast for all! It begins […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: (Extra)ordinary

It’s not a wedding without wedding cake, but we’re always amazed at the extraordinary feat it must be to create an elaborate, elegant, showy-yet-tasty after-dinner creation.  At my niece’s wedding this past weekend in Magnolia, Texas, the bride’s cake drew attention. And well it should.  It had it all:  layers of almond cake with buttercream […]

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