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Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot

My apartment has been undergoing a change. In 2017 I had my kitchen done over (See kitchen make-over here  It was quite a big project.  The designer was Keita Turner (  This has morphed into an ongoing project and much needed surgery for this apartment.   Although Keita and I both took photos via cell phones and point and shoots, she needed professional photos.  Keita created a block buster team and below is a short clips of the day. Keita also wore for a silk patchwork tunic (see more dresses here Photographer: Kelly Marshall Photographer Assistant: Jamie Ellington Interior Designer: Keita Turner Stylist: Helen Quinn Stylist Assistant: Nina Katan Make-up Artist: Keanda NYC...

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Making Roast Pork for the First Time

This was actually a Picnic Roast Pork. I have passed by this type of meat, thinking it would be too complicated. It was actually very easy. I did take the layer of fat off and that I didn't need to do, next time I won't do that. It was tasty just the same.I used that layer of fat and the bone for my red beans that I cooked the next day. I used the recipe from Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine cookbook (it is available on Amazon,, by Norma Jean and Carole Darden. This book is filled with their family stories and recipes. The pork recipe is from J. B. Darden and he is described as a meat and potato...

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