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My Favorite Fall Recipes!

There’s nothing like a little Fall chill in the air to make me want to get cookin’!
If you feel the same way…I’ve gathered up some of my very favorite Fall recipes right here for you to try! Apples, pumpkins, and squash, oh MY. Enjoy!
xo
Jacquie
P.S. My tour calendar for October is filling up FAST…this time of […]

September 29th, 2017|Chef Jacquie's Blog|0 Comments|

Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia 2016: 5,000 Lights in the Sky

Dîner en Blanc is this Thursday!! Stay Tuned  – Photos to Follow!

Dîner en Blanc—what is it? Are you curious? Wanna find out more?
Then take the journey that I just experienced this year with Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia 2016…
It’s been surreal—the whole experience…it started last year when I attended for my first time, at the […]

The Incredible Edible Philly!

Happy Summer, beautiful people! I couldn’t be more excited to share that I’ve been featured in the summer issue of Edible Philly. Is this cover gorgeous or what? Makes me want to pull up a chair and dine al fresco in the city.
(East Passyunk, anyone? 😉 )
 

The talented Joy Manning interviewed me for the […]

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    This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Chestnut Hill! (New Food Tours!)

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Chestnut Hill! (New Food Tours!)

Hey you, saucy taster, you!
I know it’s been a little while since I’ve blogged, but that’s for VERY good reason.
I’ve been busy whipping up brand-spanking-new
foodie adventures in Chestnut Hill!
It’s been so much fun (and such a privilege) to get to know the business owners and the community in this gorgeous section of Philadelphia. Especially […]

The Meat and Potatoes of Change

How did you do with your calendar ? I know for me, it’s a huge comfort to have a foundation of what this year will bring sketched out visually. And now for the magic: now that we’ve got a plan, we can step back and see where there’s room for change.

Eeek! Change? You […]

Serenity Now. Your Recipe for 2017.

I hope you took my advice and started the year with a much deserved day of self-care and serenity—I hope you spent every last cent on your gift cards and indulged yourself in whatever makes you feel most nurtured, energized, and fabulous.
Now that you’ve taken some time off and filled up your tank—now it’s […]

New Year, New You?

New Year, New You! That’s the cliché that’s ringing through my head and this year so far…how about you? I’ve been seeing it everywhere. But I’ve been thinking about it and what that could really mean…
The New Year is a chance to re-invent ourselves, to wipe the slate clean and start fresh like the […]

NOEL!

Did you know that the word “noel” can be traced back to the Latin word natalis, which means “birthday”? I know a lot of you are preparing for your celebration of that special birth that night long ago in Bethlehem.
I’m curious…are there any of you out there with birthdays during the holidays? Or with […]

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    Chef Jacquie on Living Well With Pat Nogar: Christmas Favorites!

Chef Jacquie on Living Well With Pat Nogar: Christmas Favorites!

I am so excited to share with you that I had the privilege of joining the fabulous Pat Nogar as a guest on the special Christmas episode of her show, Living Well With Pat Nogar!
The theme was Holiday Family Favorites…you know those dishes that are on your family’s table every holiday that you just […]

Turkey Tips, Mimi’s Stuffing and Caramel Apple Mimosas!

Are you the host of the annual Thanksgiving family dinner? Are you cooking the dinner? Do you feel a little anxious, maybe have a few questions?

Well, feel free to ask me!  

I thought I could give some pointers to help out with the turkey.

Basting Tip: Do you like to baste your turkey with butter? Place […]

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