Author: Maralyn D. Hill

French Master Chef Hervé Laurent and Recipe for Fish, Vegetables and Cream of Caviar as Published on CityRoom 7-13-11

French Master Chef Hervé Laurent and Recipe for Fish, Vegetables and Cream of Caviar http://www.cityroom.com/stories/gourmet/2011/07/13/french-master-chef-herve-laurent-and-recipe-for-fish-vegetables-and-cream-of-caviar/  7-13-11 This was also published on Business Insider on 7-19-11 with 5 million viewers. July 13th, 2011 French Master Chef Hervé Laurent It is always a pleasure to interview a French Master Chef you know personally and enjoy. While visiting London in 1996, Brenda Hill and I took a class at Le Cordon Bleu with French Master Chef Hervé Laurent. That was the beginning of continuing friendship as Hervé seems like a younger brother. We featured Hervé in our first book in 2001 and...

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Gilbert pie contest a slice of state centennial fun

http://www.azcentral.com/community/gilbert/articles/20110819gilbert-pie-competition-arizona-centennial-fun.html Unfortunately, enough funding was not raised to hold this wonderful event.   AZ Central Gilbert will showcase a slice of Arizona history early next year. The Arizona Blue Ribbon Pie Round-up and Bake-off, slated for Jan. 21-22 at Highland High School, is being organized to mark the state’s centennial. Gilbert residents Pam Jackson and Maralyn Hill say baking pies is an appropriate way to mark Arizona’s 100th birthday as a state because they have been around since the days of pioneers.    Pumpkin-pie practice in Gilbert “Because pies are so sugary, they keep, and they don’t have to be refrigerated. They are easy to transport, and there were pie-safes,” Jackson said. “They were very revered.” The state even developed its own varieties, notably the Arizona sunshine pie, which uses citrus, and the prickly pear pie. Given its history, a celebration involving pie seemed a natural. The town’s pie celebration has received official sanctioning by the Arizona Centennial Commission, allowing it to use the “Official Centennial Event” designation. “The Arizona Centennial commemoration promises to be a year of celebration, reflection and newfound discovery of Arizona’s most important cultural and historical treasures,” wrote Karen Churchard, director, in a letter dated July 18. “Arizona Blue Ribbon Pie Round-Up & Bake-Off is a perfect event to have associated with the centennial and we look forward to working with you in the coming...

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Gilbert Pie Contest a Slice of State Centennial Fun

by Srianthi Perera – Aug. 20, 2011 07:20 AM The Arizona Republic Gilbert will showcase a slice of Arizona history early next year. The Arizona Blue Ribbon Pie Round-up and Bake-off, slated for Jan. 21-22 at Highland High School, is being organized to mark the state’s centennial. Gilbert residents Pam Jackson and Maralyn Hill say baking pies is an appropriate way to mark Arizona’s 100th birthday as a state because they have been around since the days of pioneers. Pumpkin-pie practice in Gilbert “Because pies are so sugary, they keep, and they don’t have to be refrigerated. They are...

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CityRoom Hepburn Bath House & Spa, Hepburn Springs

CityRoom – Spa Tours World Wide (about 1 million) — June 2011,  http://www.spatoursworldwide.com/hepburn-bathhouse-spa-hepburn-springs-australia/ This was also featured on Spa Tours World Wide Interactive Map                                                       Maralyn D. Hill The Epicurean Explorer President, International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association Editor-at-Large, CityRoom Contributor: The Epoch Times, Spa Review Magazine, Global Writes, JustLuxe Columnist: Big Blend Magazines, Blogs: Where and What in the World & Success with...

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