Can I be honest with you?

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Can I be completely honest with you? I am about to wear my soul on my sleeve and be vulnerable with my words in hopes that you will hear my heart and maybe, just maybe, these words will resonate as true with you as they do with me. We can all see it. The world has changed so much in …

Choose Life

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Jeremiah 29:11  For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. CLICK  ON PHOTO TO VIEW VIDEO Share this PostJeremiah 29:11  For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to …

IT BEGINS AT THE TABLE BOOK TOUR: CLEARWATER FLORIDA

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By the time February rolls around, Florida is one of my favorite places to recharge when I need a break from the cold weather in Minnesota. So, when my friend and cookbook contributor, Laurie Kerkinni, offered to host a book signing event in her organic cafe in Clearwater Beach; I was more than happy to oblige! Basimo Beach Cafe is …

Press Kit

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MEDIA KIT CLICK HERE: https://culinarybutterfly.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Press-Kit-IT-BEGINS-AT-THE-TABLE-Lisa-Soldo-Johnson-3.pdf

Meet Michael from Mexico – Nostalgic memories that feed the soul

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Meet Michael. This long-time friend is a recipe contributor in my book and has been a part of my family for years. Through his inspiring dishes and insightful conversations on culture, this gifted chef has solidified in my mind just how significant family recipes and nostalgic memories can be to feed our souls. Vibrant food and vibrant culture are at …

Book Launch Party – Event Tickets

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Nowruz – Persian New Year

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Nowruz Persian New Year Each year beginning in February, my Persian friends prepare to celebrate one of the most important holidays of the year.  Nowruz is a traditional celebration of the Persian New Year celebrated as far back as 555 BC. Nowruz translates to “New Day” and was created to mark the beginning of spring. Nowruz is celebrated in many …

Meet Ariel Ewefada of Birth Twin Cities

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As a cultural food and lifestyle blogger, I often have the privilege of experiencing foods and traditions from cultures all over the world. Sometimes it’s easy to assume that the most interesting people come from places far away with lifestyles and stories completely different from our own. On the contrary, what I am often reminded of is the beautifully eclectic …

Jamaican Wood Art

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In February, I visited the beautiful island of Jamaica, and I found a treasure! Webster Dictionary defines treasure as “something of great worth or value; also, a person esteemed as rare or precious, a collection of precious things.” A rare treasure is precisely what I found during my stay at the Secrets Resort in Montego Bay, and the treasure’s name …

Jamaican Patois – The Vibrant Language of Jamaica

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In February, I vacationed in Montego, Bay Jamaica with a few of my girlfriends. We stayed at the luxurious Secrets Resort St. James. Coming from zero degree temperatures in Minnesota, the only expectation I had on this trip was to sip on a few good tropical drinks by the ocean and to soak up as much sun as possible before …