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Executive Chef Francois Kwaku-Dongo

  From West Africa’s Ivory Coast to Hollywood. Executive chef, Francois Kwaku-Dongo’s story is one of hard work and perseverance and help along the way from one of the most famous chefs in the world, Wolfgang Puck. He did not know English when he came to this country and now speaks many languages. He worked with Puck at Read more…

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Just In Time For Valentine’s Day, Chocolate Ale

Well here we go just in time for Valentine’s Day we have Chocolate Ale coming out of the Boulevard Brewing Company of Kansas City, Missouri. I wonder if we can get this in Connecticut, STAT! I’d try it, sounds very interesting. The label on this ale alone makes me want to taste it, it’s beautifully Read more…

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Chocolate Meringue Cake

After just traveling to eastern Europe to Poland, Austria and Croatia this summer, it turns out there are a lot of meringue desserts, so when I got back to Connecticut I had to try to make one of these meringue cakes, here is the result. This was easy, and the batter is so good for Read more…

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Need A Stick For That Marshmallow?

  The world wide headquarters for a company called Smorstix is located in Madison, Connecticut. The idea was born in 1998 when Joe Cooper thought there had to be a better way of getting a hold of a stick to roast a marshmallow over an open fire. He hunted on line and in stores and Read more…

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At The DQ In Niantic It’s A Family Affair

This Dairy Queen in Niantic, Connecticut (Niantic is a village in the town of East Lyme) will be 60-years old next year. It got it’s start in 1952. Paul Bobinski and his wife, Josephine took the place over a year later, bought it from relatives who were already in the DQ business, and the rest Read more…

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