Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 25

Best Kept Secret for Foodies in the Capital District – Cooking Classes with Chef Ken @ Normanside Country Club

Doro Wat

Chef Ken and his team offer cooking classes at the Normanside Country Club. In March LadyChowChow attended African Cooking.  Chef Ken did not disappoint and better yet he cooked and served Doro Wat. Doro Wat is my favorite Ethopian food and this recipe is very easy. Have no fear it is not super hot but …

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Mar 22

Recipes Almost Lost


Attention All LadyChowChow fans!  We are looking for submissions for the Recipes Almost Lost Category. When someone we love passes away we often miss the food that they made for us. Baking my Grandma’s jelly roll and cooking my Dad’s chicken soup fills me with happy memories and for a moment it feels like they …

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Mar 19

Cella Bistro by Colin McKnight

Cella 2

  Lacking reservations, looking for a place for dinner the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day (the real day, not parade day) is always an adventure.  We figured it was a safer bet to find someplace that didn’t specialize in corned beef and cabbage for the weekend, and headed out early to avoid the rush.  We …

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Mar 12

Is the Capital Area actually a happening place?

Confectionary 2

  We all have our reasons for living in the Capital Area. Family, ,friends, ability to get to NYC, Boston, The Berkshires  The Adirondacks and Montreal quickly are sited as the main reasons for making this area home.  But is the Capital Area on its own merits starting to become enough of a reason to set …

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