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Christmas Molasses Cookies

Christmas Molasses Cookies | Bijouxs Little Jewels

Traditional sweets for the holidays made simple – Christmas Molasses Cookies, a perfect cookie to bake with your favorite little chef – cooking with loved ones, always a little jewel.
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December 21, 2014

Belle du jour {Gingko}

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Fall is in the air. While strolling a city street I captured a little everyday beauty that caught my eye, the golden yellow of Gingko leaves scattered around a tree grate. Happily, this little gem was shared via a lovely post today on Gardenista, the beautiful garden website. Thank you Kendra. Happy Fall!

September 11, 2014
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Pan-Seared Steak with Sake Sauce


No grill required. Pan-Seared Steak with Sake Sauce utilizes two of the most basic kitchen tools to create a special celebratory dinner at home – a taste of teppanyaki in your own kitchen, a little jewel.
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June 1, 2014
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Triple Whiskey Glazed Corned Beef & Cabbage


It’s almost time to get your Irish on! Count on Triple Whiskey Glazed Corned Beef & Cabbage to start things off–a little gem of a family favorite.
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March 6, 2014

Family & Friends Cookbook


Thanks for your patience! Phew! That ‘coming soon’ banner was up for a very long time. Truth be told, 2013 was the year that just ‘was’ but–it’s 2014, a New Year and I am proud to say the lovely new website is live and first digital cookbook is on the shelves! The details on the book are here.

First, a quick background. For many years I worked as a personal chef and for even more years a commercial designer in firms specializing in retail store and graphic design. I began writing a series of little jewel cookbooks, then came a turn–both economic and in publishing–the answer? Roll up my sleeves and find a way do it myself.

So, I begin with a series of digital cookbooks, PDF format. A beautiful, practical book that can be used on a multitude of devices and platforms; with no internet connectivity issues. The books and recipes go with you to the market or on vacation; perfectly portable and forward thinking.

A labor of love, the books are written, photographed and designed by, well, yours truly. A book takes a team, and of course a great copy editor, plus a few others mentioned in the credits to make the project happen. Thank you everyone who supported the project and encouraged me!

I hope you enjoy my first little jewel, Bijouxs Family & Friends! Thank you to all who follow, read and purchase my first book! Here’s to a great 2014.

January 21, 2014