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About Elizabeth Dougherty

ELIZABETH DOUGHERTY Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her …

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HAVE A DREAM AND FOLLOW IT

As I write this, it’s after midnight and instead of sleeping, my wife Elizabeth Dougherty is in another room listening to music.  She is “recharging” after yet another long day and recharging is the best word I can use to describe it.  I’ve learned over the years to give her …

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WHY THE INFO ON MALAYSIAN FLIGHT #370 IS JUST PURE BS — INTERVIEW

WHY THE INFO ON MALAYSIAN FLIGHT #370 IS JUST PURE BS — INTERVIEW Food and Travel Nation with Elizabeth Dougherty WHAT HAPPENED TO FLIGHT MH 370 UPDATE The TRUTH about Food and Travel Original Broadcast Date:  03/8/2015 From the Food and Travel Nation archives on this, the 10th Anniversary of …

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Dougherty Rails on Time Mag for GMO “Conspiracy Theory”

This week on the Food And Travel Nation Network, did Time Magazine® go too far? In its November 25, 2013 edition marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of  President John F. Kennedy, the author compares the conspiracy theories surrounding JFK’s death with the controversies associated with genetically modified foods. The Food …

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Mad About Tipping Practices

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There are quiet revolutions going on in the restaurant world right now. One of them involves the touchy subject of tipping. Until the last couple of years, most upscale dining establishments in the United States had a voluntary gratuity for the service staff. I don’t think anyone (including me) minds …

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