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Tryon NC Personal Chef - Chef Patricia
Velvet Cauliflower Soup

Velvet Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients: 1-2 heads cauliflower depending on the size leaves trimmed 8 tablespoons butter, cut into 8 pieces maybe more 3-4 potatoes peeled and quartered, I like Yukon gold 2-3 shallots, roughly chopped *can use 1 medium onion or 1 leek sliced and rinsed ½ cup...

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash is an integral part of several of my menus and I have been asked repeatedly what’s the best way to cook it. Truthfully, it’s taken me some time to master the process as I used to cook the squash way to long and it became watery and mushy. Once you’ve...

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Start the New Year Off with Yoga

Start the New Year Off with Yoga

My blogs are always centered around food but there is a definite connection to wellness when you combine the right diet with the right exercise! That word exercise means different things to different people but Yoga is one of the most universal ways to stay in shape...

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My Secret for Cooking Shrimp!

My Secret for Cooking Shrimp!

Due to where we live, I’m limited in getting good quality seafood consistently, but I can get beautiful wild caught North Carolina shrimp. The good news is shrimp and related prawns have so much versatility. They are the perfect candidate for entrees, salads, tacos,...

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Food Adventures and the Pasta Station!

Food Adventures and the Pasta Station!

Like most Chef’s, I rarely eat my own food, so I have to have places that not only inspire me but make me happy to enjoy a meal I didn’t make! For those of you that haven’t visited my Food Adventures page, check it out!But this Newsletter is about a treasure I found...

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Spotlight Local Business Update

Spotlight Local Business Update

Back in February, my newsletter featured small business owners both locally and nationally. Since that time there have been some exciting changes locally that I wanted to share with you. We are so fortunate to have theses talented people right here in our community so...

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Benefits of Cold Pressed Juice

Benefits of Cold Pressed Juice

Over the past several years, I have been on a juice regimen which has been instrumental in reducing my inflammation. Because of my success, many of my clients have implemented juicing in conjunction with cleaning up their diets and have made great strides in their...

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Chef’s Tips for Choosing the Best Knives!

Chef’s Tips for Choosing the Best Knives!

Ask any professional chef if they were stranded on a desert island and could only bring one tool and they’d would probably pick a chef’s knife. I would have to agree but beyond the chef’s knife, I have just 3 other knives that complete my collection.  So many...

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Salsa Recipe and Green Tomatoes

Salsa Recipe and Green Tomatoes

Living here in the South, fried green tomatoes are the gold standard for chefs, but there are so many other ways to use them. I’m a big fan and have developed lots of recipes where I substituted green tomatoes from my favorite red tomato recipes! I love this green...

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Support Small Business Month!

Support Small Business Month!

With no end to the Pandemic, being a small business owner continues to be a challenge! So, I wanted to focus my February Newsletter on fellow small business owners to show support. No one knows better than I do as to what it takes to operate a small business....

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New Yummy Foods You Have to Try!

New Yummy Foods You Have to Try!

Since January is the month when most folks decide that they need to clean up their diets, I thought I would give you a few suggestions that I really love. Most you have already shifted your diets to less meat and dairy, no gluten, less salt and sugar and more...

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Spotlight – Outreach Ministries

Spotlight – Outreach Ministries

Give to families in need in Polk County ... Do you have shelves full of food items that you just never get to using - a refrigerator that is overflowing? If you are like most families you do. In fact, the waste is so huge in America's kitchens that most families waste...

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Food Trends

Food Trends

A lot of planning goes into crafting the Weekly Menus, I work hard to keep on top what is happening in the food world so that I can continue to deliver healthy fun food experiences to my clients. One trend that isn’t going away is the amount of meals you will be...

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Chef Patricia

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