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Never Too Young in Herndon, VA!

Date: March 28, 2015 - categories: - Leave your thoughts

Sherry and Karl, mille grazie for inviting me again to Herndon to cook with you – and Emily, glad you joined us this year!
You were right there with us, all the way, from mixing the green beans and potaoes the right way (with your hands!)…

Emily beans


…to teaming with your Mom on peeling oranges for our macedonia

Emily and mother Sherry


…to slicing the grapes for the same dish…

Emily on grapes with parents


….and thanks for your comments, Emily:
“I liked making the mash potatoes (sic) and green beans.” Emily, age 8, 3rd grade

And thanks to each of you who joined in the cooking of our tasty dinner – of Umbrian foods with Sicilian additions. Good to connect again with many of you who had been in the Sherry and Carl’s class last year and I enjoyed connecting with “new cooks.”

Mille grazie to each of you for your enthusiasm:

Linda and I loved your dinner and company as always. Mille grazie!” Pat

2nd time – loved it all!” Linda

Delicious! Thank you for a very memorable experience.” Em

Loved everything. Thank you.“ Colleen

“Had a great time! I loved all the fresh vegetabes.” Pat

“Thank you for teaching us the fabulous eggplant recipe – we had so much fun! Enjoyed all the food and fun – excited to do it again next year (In Italy!)” Emily J.

“Chris and I loved your dinner – it took us back to our time in Tuscany.” Chantel

“Anne, we had a great time!…seems like ‘chaos in the kitchen’ but it always comes together – relish!” Sherry and Karl hoping Sherry hosts again next year and that my husband ‘insists’ I attend. What a wonderful time! Thank you for helping me be a better cook.” Sandy

“Nothing better than having someone ‘yell’ at me while drinking wine and cooking. It is like having my wife in the kitchen! Thanks” Chris (and Michelle)

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