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Kate’s Guest Spot on Lucky Lil’Darlings Blog Lucky Lil’ Blog Get Carried Away by Mama-to-be & Chef Kate Homes! May 31, 2012 I met Kate recently at a local family event & I just loved her story.  Here she is to share it with all of you… I started Carried Away Chefs as a personal chef service … Continued

Paris Getaway

When you smooch your future husband for the first time in Paris while studying abroad, it seems only fitting to return eight years later to celebrate your first wedding anniversary.  My husband and I had the pleasure of a four night getaway to France this past Memorial Day weekend. After three whirlwind days and nights … Continued

Easter Excitement

I’ve always had a thing for Easter.  Maybe its because my birthday would fall on Easter when I wasyoung. Maybe I just love bright colors, longer days, and the purple and white crocuses that spring up in random yards. When I recall a memorable meal at Alinea, it is, predictably, the hyacinth scented lobster course … Continued

Passover Inspiration- Braised Greens with Charoset

Though starting a business in a seemingly tame side of the cooking profession, I love the challenge of creating tasty, seasonal and varied menus for my clients while adhering to each households’ particular tastes and diets.  I’m always developing new recipes based on specific requests… it’s what keeps me motivated and creative. This past week … Continued