August 4, 2016

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I really like the Farmhouse style and I like Gracie Blue’s ideas.  She made that chalkboard from an antique mantle.  She used lime wax, white paint, grey paint and then distressed it.  I love how it came out.

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I also like the idea of colorful flowers in those blue mason jars.

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I used to like how Sandra Lee made all kinds of tablescapes.  I saw the above tablescape with white flowers and white candles in a wood box and I liked the looks of it.

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Because I like all things French, I love Jacque Pepin’s new dish collection that is at Sur la table.  Love the mugs and the salt and pepper shakers.

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I love the little chicken mug.  So cute.

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And then the pasta bowls that Jacque designed.  On August 11 at Sur la table stores, you can enter for a chance to win a whole set of Jacque Pepin dishes.  There is a Sur la table store at the Burlington Mall and I’m thinking of making the trip.  Not that I ever win at stuff like that, but I’d like to see that store anyways.  It must be the University Mall in Burlington.  I used to walk down to that mall every day when I was going to school in Burlington.

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And then Sur la table has a Jacque Pepin cooking class for “Easy French at Home”.  I found the recipe for the above Corn Souffle on the web which is Jacque’s recipe.  I pinned the recipe on my Jacque Pepin recipes board on my Pinterest.

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The Sur la table recipe class also had Jacque’s  Grilled Red Snapper with olive topping and I found that recipe and pinned in on Jacque’s recipes on my Pinterest.

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Then they had Jacque’s Peach Marty which is baked peaches with brown sugar and butter.  I found that recipe and pinned it also.

I love the Sur la table website.  They also had a cooking class for summer macarons.  They had orange creamsicle macarons and coconut lime macarons.  The coconut lime macarons sounded good to me and I found a recipe for them and pinned the recipe on my French recipes board on my Pinterest.

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Sur la table also had a cooking class for grilling seafood like a pro.  I found a recipe for Cedar Plank Salmon that they had for that class.  Sounds good to me.

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Then Sur la table had a cooking class for Extraordinary Ice Cream.  They had Lemon Mascarpone Gelato and Blackberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt.  Yum!

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Then one of the cooking classes had Lemon Coconut Yogurt cake with fresh berries.  I found a recipe and printed it out for the cake.  I would put raspberries and a little whip cream with it.

I just love all the fun stuff that you can find on the net.  Any interest that you have, it’s always there.

And that’s my thoughts for today.

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