Kate Parish

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When I want to pay tribute to a family member or friend I find myself in the kitchen creating. For some reason, I find myself thinking about that individual as I mix, blend and taste. This month, I celebrated a niece’s graduation from high school with a new cookie recipe my son’s bus driver gave me; and I honored a few father figures, who contributed to the many positives I have in my… Read More

It began Saturday morning. I started the engine, set my music to the Black-Eyed Peas, and sped out of the driveway. Squealing my tires, I left my husband, children and dog for my sister and Hob Nob Pinot Noir. I escaped to the land of The Original Cottage Inn, Stucchi’s, the University of Michigan and flirty boutiques. At The Original, my sister and I savored a child-free meal and traded strategies on… Read More