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Banana Cream Pie with Chocolate-lined Crust

Yep. It’s amazing. The last time I made this, I didn’t have vanilla bean. I used a crushed-bean extract and it’s just not as good. Don’t skimp! It’s all about the ingredients you use.

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Pie-ville

My friend E who (I thought foolishly) moved to Asheville loves pie. Lurrrrrrrrves pie. Can’t get enough of the stuff.  There’s no House of Pies here. Or Apple Pan. Or Du-par’s. What was he thinking?  What if he really needed … Continue reading

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Out on the town

I feel like the day just stretches longer here. In a good way, of course. I woke up early (530a LA time) and got some writing done, planned a menu and made breakfast for us. We spent the better part … Continue reading

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On the Road

My dear friend E from LA decided it was time to settle down and buy a house. So he did. In Asheville, NC. It’s a little further than the Valley, but he’s worth the trip. Upon arriving at Asheville’s cute … Continue reading

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Hello! This week’s menu was so much fun to test and assemble.  Each dish is inspired by the misstep of each child. Veruca Salt might have been a bad egg, but my eggs are locally produced here in the LA … Continue reading

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Cinespia Menu for The Sting, Saturday August 14

Exciting news here in the foodloveswine kitchen. New website is up, blog attached, and a new menu for this week’s Cinespia screening of The Sting. And you can follow me on Twitter, if you’re interested with my obsession for good … Continue reading

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August is National Sandwich Month

I didn’t really like sandwiches as a kid. Only when I was first living on my own in Los Angeles did I realize their merit.  So many options! This summer I started doing picnics for the Cinespia series at Hollywood … Continue reading

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