Herbs and Spices

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I’m very excited to announce that I have launched a Patreon page!   With levels from Nibble to Graze, Dine, Sup and Feast, you can support Chef Christy and get access to classes, features like Tasty Beverage Hour, and personalized coaching and instruction, there is something for every level of interest! Head on over to my …

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Christmas Recipes by Mrs. Claus

Christmas Recipes Round-up

I love cooking for Christmas!  I obviously love to write about it as well, since I’ve posted several articles of Christmas Recipes over the years.  I even published a little cookbook called “Mrs. Claus Cooks For Holiday Entertaining“.  I thought I would go back and revisit some of those posts, especially because I want to …

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Thanksgiving Round-Up

Ask Chef Christy first started because of all the calls I get at this time of year.  As soon as Turkey Day looms on the horizon, my phone heats up with calls from friends saying “I have a cooking question for you!”   I’ve written many posts over the past few years concerning Thanksgiving foods, …

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Floral Ice cubes made using nasturtium petals, borage flowers, violas and pineapple sage blossoms during Chef Christy's Herbal Drinks and Snacks class

Snacks From the Herb Garden

Fresh herbs are one of life’s great pleasures, with the variety of flavors, textures and scents they offer both in the garden and on our plate.  I recently taught a class for the Herb Society of America’s local  Chattahoochee Herb Guild chapter, and they chose the topic of Herbal Drinks and Snacks. Making up Snacks …

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Profiles in Flavor - Africa Cooking Class

Profiles in Flavor – Africa Cooking Class

Exploring new cuisines can be intimidating, especially if the spices and flavorings are unknown to you.  Profiles in Flavor – Africa is one of a series of classes I created to help take the mystery out of several wonderful cuisines.  We look at a ‘shopping list’ of staples you would need to cook foods from that area, and taste lots of new flavor combinations.  Once you know the typical protein, carb and veggies found in an area’s cuisine, you can enjoy eating and cooking it much more often!