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Cora Cocktail

After much research to find the original recipe for the “Tears of Cora Pearl” and speaking with several rockstar cocktaliers in Chicago, I ended up just winging it last night and made something I’m very proud of. Since it made … Continue reading

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The Feast of Soft Cakes – July 8th

July 8th is a very sweet day! Phew, what a whirlwind weekend of holidays. First, here in the United States was the fourth of July which found me and Madame traveling up to Wisconsin to visit dear friends at their … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Tullia d’Aragona

“Well then, for my part I believe that Beauty is mother of all forms of love.” – Tullia d’Aragona “Who, then, would be its father?” – Benedetto Varchi “The knowledge of that Beauty.” – Tullia d’Aragona

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Quote of the Day: Harriette Wilson

“You see me, madame, an honest man of five feet nine inches.” “Madame is persuaded of your five feet, but she is not so sure of your nine inches. ―From the memoirs of English Courtesan, Harriette Wilson (1786-1845)

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Quote of the Day – Tullia d’Aragona

Tullia d’Aragona – “Well then, for my part I believe that Beauty is mother of all forms of love.” Varchi – “Who, then, would be its father?” Tullia d’Aragona – “The knowledge of that Beauty.”

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