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Latest Posts from Teresa Ambra

Spice Up Your Speech!

I was in my forties before I first sampled Tex-Mex cooking. Friends encouraged me to try jalapeño peppers, fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas, nachos, and everything else I now enjoy. I am also learning to like foods seasoned with curry, cor... Read More »

The Lasagna Bomb

I was telling a friend today that, even though I’ve been cooking for my family for almost 35 years, every now and then I still lay an egg. My latest bomb was about six months ago when we had company over for dinner and I overcooked the ch... Read More »

The Two-Bite Rule: Teaching Gracious Table Manners

It happened again yesterday. The house was full of company, the table was set, the food was on the island buffet-style, and all gathered together to pray. No sooner had the “Amen” been said, than one of the kids piped up, “This looks ... Read More »

Serving Friends Through Food

I will never forget the kindness of my friend Debbie Rambaum. She was a neighbor who lived across the street from us in Largo, Florida, when we were in those early child-rearing years. Debbie was not a believer at the time, but she brought ... Read More »

Cooking for the Culinary-Challenged

You don’t have to be a fabulous cook to practice hospitality! Quite frankly, most people you invite into your home aren’t going to care what you serve. They will just be thrilled with an invitation into someone else’s home. The opport... Read More »