Pedestrian Plaza on Newark Ave in Jersey City, NJ

Are you READY for the Pedestrian Plaza on Newark Ave in Jersey City, NJ? I sure am and so were the residents yesterday, who attended the “Opening” to a grand success!
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Local Jersey City Downtown Businesses, Pedestrians, and Cyclists give their thumbs up to the NEW Pedestrian Plaza on Newark Avenue from Grove St to Barrow and Erie Street and from Newark Avenue to Bay Street in Jersey City, NJ.

Jersey City Residents

The “Pedestrian Plaza” hours are Monday – Friday 3pm to 12 midnight and Saturday – Sunday ALL day! That means no cars on the road and businesses extending their hours (if they’re smart) to accommodate their customers.
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“The opening was a huge success, with people enjoying the additional space,” “Like any new project, we will continue to tweak and modify the plan until it is perfect.”
– Jennifer Morrill, City Spokeswoman.

They tried to do this last year, but it was met with strong resistance from motorists. Now, with everyone on board, I hope it’s a great success! They’re trying it out for 3 months (I wish they started in July so that we all could enjoy being outside with more daylight) from August 19th through to November. These months are great (cooler weather) for us to be outdoors, shop, and eat. Also, a safe-zone from motorists, especially for kids visiting after school.
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How do you feel about it? Let us know in the “comment section” below.

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“The Blame Game: Original Sin” a NEW Piece by Safi Thomas

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The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory of New York’s “SUMMER INTENSIVE 2014″ Dancers are giving a must-see PERFORMANCE, titled “the Blame Game: Original Sin” on August 16th at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet beginning at 5:30pm in NYC.

Tickets are selling quick but as an incentive to make it more affordable to “experience” first-rate theater (featuring authentic Hip-Hop Dance), HDCNY has partnered with Groupon to give us tickets for less than $20 per person. This low-price includes delicious coffee and tea sponsored by Cafe Boca Ciega, intermission cupcakes sponsored by Billy’s Bakery, a reception dinner complete with wine sponsored by Gastrunamy and Meet n’ Greet Live Discussions with the HDCNY’s Repertory Company. Now that’s what I call value!! Here’s the money-saving GROUPON link: The Blame Game: Original Sin

As The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory’s annual performance series, The BLAME Game has established a long lineage of intense, narrative choreography. Each installment is the fruit of the conservatory’s summer intensive program, and while last year dove into the head of a man driven to madness, this year taps into the Biblical creation myth of the female demon *Lilith.
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*The Mythical Lilith (also known as Lilit, and Lilyth) is a biblical persona and first wife of Adam (Eve being from his rib); a beautiful goddess of childbirth, women, and sexuality; a seductress and giver of wild dreams, or a demon due to the rise of patriarchy. Lilith is found in the Bible (Hebrew text, Greek version, Latin Bible and English versions, Jewish Tradition (including the Dead Sea Scrolls, Talmud, Kabbalah and “Tree of Life”), Mesopotamian mythology, Greco-Roman mythology, Arabic mythology, in Western literature, German literature, English literature, and Armenian Literature. Lilith is also found and revered in Feminists groups and modern occultism.

The Blame Game: Original Sin is a story about a woman’s love and despair that transpires through the centuries up to “Modern Days.” Come delve into the dark abyss of institutional asylums, set for those who dared to challenge patriarchal control, like Elizabeth Packard…

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This is Safi Thomas’ latest creative piece and the newest production of the Theatre of The Mind®: “The BLAME Game: Original Sin”. H+ | Guided by Science. Powered by Soul.® Sponsored by: †∆†∑m® {Theatre Of ThE Mind®} featuring HDCNY’s Summer Intensive Performers.

“Without dialogue with the music, we are making dance about us. It’s like going on a date and only talking about yourself. Like any significant conversation, our movements must be a response. An expression of our comprehension of the music’s message. A barometer or indicator of how well we are listening.” - Safi A. Thomas, Artistic Director
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Thinking about joining the Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory? Learn more about the school from Artistic Director Safi Thomas and Education Director Yvonne Chow HERE.

Get your tickets: The Blame Game: Original Sin then let me now via FB Message (My Facebook Profile here) if you want to meet Henry and I there. I’m sure we’ll have fun!

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Priority List by H. Luiz Martinez exclusively at Passport Magazine

Have you picked up the August Issue of Passport Magazine yet??

Culinary Issue

I’m super-excited about the cover and ALL of the entertaining articles inside! Be sure to checkout Legendary Sophia Loren’s recipes and all of the other great features in Passport Magazine’s premiere Culinary Issue!

You can find my column, Priority List, exclusively at Passport Magazine. In this issue, I share my 8 Cultural Food Practices that influence how I cook and entertain. You may click here to check it out: 8 Cultural Food Practices
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Create YOUR Own 90 Minute Brunch Party

I think the best way to entertain your family and friends is with a late breakfast or early brunch! The beauty is that it does NOT have to be expensive, NOT need to last for hours, and CAN be just as fun as any dinner party. I created the 90 Minute Brunch Party that’s so easy to do! Self-serve is always best.
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Beverages: I ALWAYS have Bellinis (Prosecco w/ Peach Puree) -or- Mimosas (Champagne w/ Fresh Orange Juice) in glass pitchers. Provide an extra pitcher of OJ for those that do not want alcohol in their juice. Add 2 or 3 bottles of large sparkling water along with some flat waters. I like to set out a tray of glasses and a stack of cotton napkins alongside the pitchers. Hot coffee is a must! I have a couple of Percolators and I find that they’re convenient for guests to serve themselves as compared to one large clunky coffee urn. Put out the milk, cream, and sugar and you’re ready to go.
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Food: Make a great frittata or a large potato pancake with scrambled eggs on top - I slice it into wedges and let guests serve themselves. Make 2 for larger parties.  A side platter of pancetta, bacon, or savory herb breakfast sausage rounds out the dish. If I have 8 or more guests, I make a simple green avocado salad or grilled asparagus with a buttery lemon sauce. This will not only compliment the main dish, but it will stretch out their portion size.
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Dessert: I either have biscotti or fresh-fruit tart(s). In the summer, I like having small glass bowls of cubed watermelon which I drizzle with my honey-orange-ginger glaze. It’s so refreshing topped with baby-mint leaves.
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Make sure your guests know in advance that it’s a 90 Minute Brunch Party. Some may have to be reminded AFTER 90 minutes but that’s okay. jajajaja!  The best part is that you and your guests will have the rest of the day to relax and do whatever it is you want to do.
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Priority List – My Column in Passport Magazine

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I am so excited to tell you all that my 2-page column Priority List has already launched on the pages of Passport Magazine. Come check it out CLICK HERE: Priority List

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It’s Time to DETOX and CLEANSE…

won’t you join us? We start Monday Morning May 19th!
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This Food DETOX is NOT a diet in efforts to lose weight, although my Partner and I lose about 8-12 pounds each within the 5 days of our cleanse. It’s a detox – plain and simple. When we go through this 5 day cleanse, we feel more energized throughout the day, our eyes look brighter, our heads feel clearer, our skin seems to glow (yes, more than usual jajajaja) and our hair – well, we shave our heads, but if we had some hair I’m sure it would look shiny!

Our “Detox Cleanse” is actually part of the Whole Body Action Plan by Dr. Alejandro Junger, author of “Clean.” We make it as simple as possible for us. We have Almond Milk Fruit Smoothies (no sugar) for breakfast AND dinner. Then we have grilled fish with veggies or split pea/ lentil soups for our lunches. 5 Days during the week- DONE!
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I will be posting our meal pics (it keeps me honest jajaja) and hopefully it will motivate and inspire you to maybe try the Detox Cleanse for yourself. You’ll find those pics on my FaceBook Food Page next week at H. Luiz Presents…FOOD!

Here are some tips…

Foods to Include:

•Dairy substitutes- rice and nut milks such as almond milk and coconut milk
•Non-gluten grains- brown rice, millet, amaranth, teff, tapioca, buckwheat, potato flour, quinoa, gluten-free oats
•Fruits and vegetables- unsweetened fresh or frozen whole fruits, water-packed canned fruits, diluted fruit juices and raw steamed, sauteed, juiced, or roasted vegetables
•Animal protein- fresh or water-packed fish, wild game, lamb, duck, organic chicken, and turkey
•Vegetable protein- split peas, lentils, and legumes
•Nuts and seeds- walnuts; sesame, pumpkin, and sunflower seeds; hazelnuts; pecans; almonds; cashews; nut butters such as almond or tahini
•Oils- cold-pressed olive, flax, safflower, sesame, almond, sunflower, walnut, canola, and pumpkin
•Drinks- filtered or distilled water, decaffeinated herbal teas, seltzer or mineral water
•Sweeteners- brown rice syrup, agave nectar, stevia, and blackstrap molasses
•Condiments- vinegar; all spices, including salt, pepper, basil, carob, cinnamon, cumin, dill, garlic, ginger, mustard, oregano, parsley, rosemary, tarragon, thyme, and turmeric

Foods to Exclude:

•Dairy and eggs: all
•Butter and mayonnaise: all
•Grains: wheat, corn, barley, spelt, kamut, rye, triticale, most oats (oats are usually contaminated with gluten unless you can find a gluten-free brand)
•Fruits and vegetables: oranges, orange juice, corn, creamed vegetables
•Animal protein: pork, beef, veal, sausage, cold cuts, canned meats, frankfurters, shellfish
•Vegetable protein: soybean products (soy sauce, soybean oil in processed foods, tempeh, tofu, soy milk, soy yogurt, textured vegetable protein)
•Nuts and seeds: peanuts and peanut butter
•Oils: shortening, processed oils, salad dressings, and spreads
•Drinks: alcohol, caffeinated beverages, and soft drinks
•Sweeteners: white and brown refined sugars, honey, maple syrup, high-fructose corn syrup, and evaporated cane juice
•Condiments: chocolate, ketchup, relish, chutney, barbecue sauce, teriyaki

Things to Watch For:

•Corn starch is often present in baking powder, beverages, and processed foods.
•Vinegar in ketchup, mayonnaise, and some mustard usually comes from wheat or corn.
•Breads advertised as gluten-free still might contain coats, spelt, kamut, or rye.
•Many amaranth and millet flake cereals contain oat or corn.
•Many canned tunas contain textured vegetable protein, which is from soy; look for low-salt versions, which tend to be pure tuna, with no fillers.
•Multi-grain rice cakes are not just rice. Be sure to purchase plain rice cakes.

Wish us luck and Good Luck to YOU!! :)

Here’s a link to an in-depth WEEK 1 of the Whole Living Action Plan which our Detox Cleanse is based on: Click Here for Action Plan

 

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8 Ways to ANNOY Travelers

We are expected to have a great time when we travel, go on vacation, and take a holiday – aren’t we?

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However, sometimes we may get annoyed by the “little things” that then become big things (if ignored) and before you know it – aaaaarghhhhhh!!

Here are 8 Ways that Hotels may ANNOY Travelers:

1. Charge GUESTS hundreds of dollars per night, then charge $15-$25 dollars a day for WIFI service. I don’t want to ASK for FREE WIFI, especially when I know how little it costs the hotel to setup WIFI services. It’s about $3 a month per room – that’s an average of .10 cents a day and you want to charge me what??

2. Rearrange personal toiletries left in the bathroom but don’t replenish shampoos/soaps in the shower. I understand that you want to be “helpful” so that I may tip you well (don’t worry, as long as you change my sheets, you’ll get a handsome tip.) But to not replace soaps, replenish bathroom tissue, or provide enough clean towels? Now that would be most-helpful.

3. Call the next morning at 7am (with a phone set to SCREAMING LOUD) to ask if everything’s okay. Some people “sleep in” while on vacation. The last thing I want to do is to bolt out of bed because of a SREAMING RINGER and then be asked “How’s everything.” Trust me, I will give you an earful after that. This happens so often that we literally unplug the phone cord before we go to bed now. Also, make sure the alarm clock is set to off – if you can’t figure it out – unplug and use your mobile phone alarms if needed.

4. Watered-down bottles of alcohol. What is up with that? Don’t they think we’re going to notice? I do not drink much alcohol, so if I can’t taste it, imagine my partner who can drink lots of “spirits” with no problem? Then they’ll charge extra for added (still watered-down) alcohol and you’re left paying $20 for essentially a virgin drink.

5. Asking every 5 minutes if guests want something to drink/eat in the pool/beach areas. We get it – you want to make cash tips, but if you annoy us, we’re not going to want to come down to the pool/beach areas. On more than one occasion, a staff member woke up my Partner to ask if he needed “something,” in which he replied, “Yes – to be left alone for an hour.”

6. Bombard guests by hawking time-shares, selling excursions/trips, pushing spa services, and tickets for sale to local clubs. Listen – we did all those explorer/adventure trips more times than we can count in our younger years. Now, we just want to relax, lay in the sun, and prepare for nothing. If the Hotel has Spa Services – that’s great. Promote and market your spa and all it has to offer, but once is quite enough.

7. Hotel noise – the kind EMPLOYEES make! When other guests make noise, it’s an easy fix – usually. But when employees make noise (slamming doors, having loud conversations across the hallways, talking on mobile phones, etc.) at the wee hours of the morning, it’s not so cute! Once, we were abruptly awakened by a drill gun – A DRILL GUN! The bungalow next door had a loose something or another and so it was being “taking care of” at 7am.

8. The room safe cannot accommodate today’s modern devices. Today’s traveler, couples, and families each have electronic devices, smartphones, tablets, and laptops that they want to put away in a “safe” place like…well like…well like a safe. Some room safe boxes can hardly handle a wallet and a watch much less an iPad or two. About 8 years ago, a Floridian Hotel asked if I wanted to upgrade to a bigger room with a slightly larger safe box AND wanted to charge me for the upgrade. I said, “You’re in need of modern utility upgrades and your solution is to charge me for a room with a slightly larger safe?” I got the new room at no charge and the safe was NOT that much bigger (still couldn’t fit our tablets) but I’ll never stay there again.

I hope you hoteliers were paying attention! I’m not much of a complainer to my audience (that’s how come they have not heard all this before), but at least I didn’t name names. I’m hoping if your property has these problems, that you’ll correct them BEFORE “other guests” get there.

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$25 Can BUY 21 MEALS in NYC! #TrueStory

Now really…what can you get in NYC for $25 these days?
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Maybe 5 to 6 “café grandes” at you know where…
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Or maybe two packs of cigarettes…
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Maybe two watered-down fruity drinks…
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Perhaps even one inexpensive dinner, but 21 full balanced and nutritious meals for $25??
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Well YOU can! Here’s how: when you give the minimum ONLINE amount of $25 to the AIDS Walk New York Foundation, an individual in need will receive 21 meals. That’s a nutritious breakfast, a great-filling lunch, and a wonderful meal for dinner – all in a congregate setting for a FULL 7 Days! This is all made possible by YOU and the Nutrition Education and Meals Program at GMHC. Please CLICK here to Donate and join the TEAM if you can: http://awny2014.kintera.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1089371&lis=0&kntae1089371=82B36BE4DB8D461CAC0AED4529064166&supId=0&team=5926653&cj=Y

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AWNY 2014

THANK YOU! :)
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Valentine’s Day TIPS and TRICKS

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2) 1) You do NOT need to spend $60 – $150 on red roses. $20 of red carnations dispersed around your home is very romantic. I usually put the carnations and baby’s breath in fluted glasses (kind of like mini vases) and I can get about a dozen full glasses all around the room.

2) You also do NOT need to have chocolate for dessert (how many times are we going to have chocolate covered strawberries?) This year, we’re making strawberry ice cream sandwiches with oatmeal cookies, coated with pistachios – very sexy!! (check out my non-chocolate dessert from about 3 years ago Individual Heart-Shaped Ice Cream Cake)

3) COOK for your Valentine! Nothing’s sexier than someone cooking you a meal from the heart (making reservations on Feb. 14th can get very expensive.) Ditch the everyday meal and go fo something different, maybe some new spices or exotic proteins like elk or bison. Sometimes, an apron covering just a nude body may be all you need to perk up an evening. Oh!

4) Do NOT give someone you’re dating a black velvet box on Valentine’s Day, unless your planning to propose with an engagement/promise ring (I gave a woman I loved a black velvet box and she was so disappointed to find a pair of earrings inside.)

5) Here’s one of my simple table-top tricks: cut up heart shapes from shades of red and pink construction paper and sprinkle your table with them. Then set your table with plates, cutlery, and glasses on top of all those hearts for a festive look.

6) Cookies (either home-made or store-bought) look more elegant on a little cake stand rather than a plate. It makes a great centerpiece too.

7) For an inexpensive cocktail, use your blender – puree some frozen fruit (such as strawberries or raspberries) and place about 2 tablespoons in a champagne glass. Add Prosecco (Italian Sparkling wine) and you have yourself a beautiful and delicious cocktail. A good Prosecco runs between 8-12 dollars for a bottle. A good Champagne can run you from $30 and up…you do the math.

8 ) Strawberry Shortcake is quick an easy and you CAN use store bought items in ANY grocery store. All you need do is slice some pound cake, place strawberries on top, then whip cream, another slice of pound cake, strawberries, then whip cream again. (If you buy fresh strawberries, rinse them, pat them dry, place in a glass bowl with a 1/2 cup of sugar, refridgerate for at least 3 hours – this will make it’s own juice/syrup)

9) If you’re sharing Valentine’s Day with children, bake cookies or prepare dinner with them. Let them take part in the little “touches” you do. Have them come up with some gift ideas, make them part of the celebration (children should witness the romantic side of your relationship – how else are they going to learn how to be “romantic?”) Our son says all the time, “I can’t wait to travel and enjoy the oceanside with my girl…holding hands and kissing while watching the sunset in her eyes…I can’t wait to be in love.” Studies show (here I go…) that children learn how to interact within a relationship based upon their parents relationship. If you’re romantic, caring, selfless, patient, and loving, your children will probably be the same way when they get into their relationships. If you’re nasty, cruel, snippy, and evil…well, you get the picture. It’s important to show them that it’s about romance, an appreciation, a consideration of the one you are in love with, it’s not about a sex thing.

OR – order a few pizzas and lock those kids in their room (tell them to invite a friend or two – their parents would love you for that, especially on Valentine’s Day), give them their iPods, video games, and cellphones and trust me, they will not come out.

10) If you’re romantic throughout the year, then Valentine’s Day will not be an “expectation” to be romantic. If you give your special someone your undivided attention every time you see them, then there will NOT be a specific date where you must “perform” an act of love. A foot rub, massage, warm bathtub, or even an early nap together is all you need on Valentine’s Day, if you’re romantic throughout the year. Flowers, reservations, chocolates, diamonds – who needs them on February 14th (prices are tripled) when you give/receive these things (and so much more) throughout the year?
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    Checkout these NEW YouTube Videos

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    Make Your Own SHRIMP Ceviche

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    Make Your Own  elegant SHRIMP Ceviche for your next lunch or dinner.

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    A Lotti Biscotti

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    Here’s the video recipe for my biscotti…please enjoy, rate, and subscribe! :)

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    A Whole Chicken is Better Than the Sum of Its Parts

    It took me awhile, but I caught on many years back that a whole chicken is far less costly than buying chicken parts – especially if you’re buying organic chicken.
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    The average whole chicken (not organic) costs about .94cents a pound making the average 5 lb. bird less than $5.00 or so. That’s 2 whole chicken breasts, 2 whole thighs, 2 drumsticks, 2 wings, and an entire chicken back, neck, and gizzards (great for homemade gravies, au jus and stock) for less than .55cents average per piece. WOW!! You see, when you gain specific information, you’re more apt to make changes that affect your bottom line.
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    I “usually” buy 3 whole chickens to make the “cutting up” really worth my time and money - giving me 24 “real” pieces for under $15 for the month…again, WOW!! So the “go to” meals that come to mind are 6 thighs for Coq Au Vin (dinner for 2, plus 1 lunch); 6 wings to make Friday Night HOT Wings with Fresh Crudite and Ranch Dressing (dinner for 2);6 drumsticks for frying or rotisserie style with mashed sweet-potatoes and steamed broccoli (dinner for 2); 6 chicken breast that I easily cut into slender halves for 12 Breasts for grilling, frying, baking, or shredding for soup or cubing for salads, wraps, tacos, fajitas - 10 meals easy there.  Now, some of you have said, “That sound like GREAT cost savings, but I don’t know how to cut up a whole chicken.” Well, isn’t it worth it for you to LEARN how? :) And I promise, cutting up a chicken takes just about 5 minutes – after some practice…10 minutes for beginners.

    The easiest way is to bake the entire bird then take off your select pieces – breasts, thighs, drumstick, and wings. However, I prefer to have raw chicken parts that I may season then wrap for my freezer. So, I buy 3 whole chickens, then wrap them up according to the pieces I may need for meals and recipes I may have in my head. Here’s how I do it…
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    WINGS: Lay the whole chicken breast up. To determine where the wing joint attaches to the breast, just wiggle the wing and cut through the ball joint where it meets the breast. Easy.

    LEGS (Thighs and Drumsticks): To remove the whole leg, cut through the skin between the thigh and the breast so that you may see the bones. Then wiggle the leg to determine where the thigh meets the socket, cut through that joint. Place each leg skin-side down. See where the ball joint between the drumstick and thigh is located (look for the thin line of fat that was perpendicular to the body.) Cut through to separate the thigh and the drumstick, wiggle the joint to help locate it. Done

    BACK/BREASTS: The easiest way (I found) to remove the breast meat is to remove the “back.” Start at the head end of the bird and cut through the rib cage on one side of the backbone with kitchen shears or a sharp knife. Repeat on the other side of the backbone to remove it completely. Reserve the backbone and neck (and giblets)for chicken stock later. To cut the breast into 2 halves, place it skin-side down, exposing the breastbone. To protect your hand, fold up a kitchen towel and place it on top of a heavy, sharp knife. Use a lot of pressure to cut through the reddish breast bone and whitish cartilage right down the center of the breast. Now you have 2 breast halves. I often cut each breast in half again to get 4 sliced breast pieces per bird. Wiggle and clean the wishbone for fun and make a wish with someone you love!

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    LIVE on YouTube Nov 25th @ 9pm

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    Thanksgiving Prep – watch me LIVE and I’ll offer some prep tips, fun ideas, and answer as many questions as I can with the best of my Entertaining and Culinary knowledge on Monday, NOVEMBER 25th @ 9pm

    YouTube has granted me “LIVE Stream” access to reach viewers in real time. That means, I can schedule an event and you’ll have the ability to communicate with me through comments, phone calls, emails, Morse codes, smoke signals, etc., sort-of like LIVE TV!!

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    1st up, Thanksgiving Prep: watch the LIVE feed and I’ll answer as many questions as I can with the best of my Entertaining and Culinary knowledge on Monday, NOVEMBER 25th @ 9pm

    It’s really easy: just go to my YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/hluizpresents and you’ll see an icon for “Upcoming Events” or if I’m already LIVE, you’ll see an indicator stating “LIVE Now”.  If you are a Subscriber to my YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/hluizpresents  (or if not, please subscribe now) you should  see an alert if you click on your Subscriptions area.  It will also be telecast simultaneously in a Google+ Hangout.  That’s it! Easy, right?

    See you soon on the other side!! :)

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