May 6, 2024
May 2024

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Food with Finesse is a captivating online platform that transcends the typical recipe hub. I curate a rich and diverse collection of recipes, seamlessly blending culinary expertise, lifestyle inspiration, and expert instructional content. 

“What brings me the most joy is my faith in Jesus Christ, creating delicious food with loved ones, the soothing serenity of the beach, and the warm embrace of Christmas.”

Hi! My name is¬†Valerie …

Welcome¬†to Food with Finesse, my cozy corner of the internet!¬†¬†Here, I’ve curated a space to share cherished recipes, expertise in blending flavors, serving techniques, and helpful kitchen hacks.

My culinary journey traces back to my childhood, where at the young age of eleven, my working mother would guide me over the phone in preparing dinner after school. That’s when my love for cooking ignited!

Today, I continue to delve into my culinary passions by exploring and creating recipes, perfecting food and table styling, mastering new culinary ingredients, tricks and techniques, and discovering innovative kitchen tools ‚ÄĒ all drawing inspiration from beloved family recipes, treasured dining experiences, and memorable travels.

Hailing from the Midwest, I cherish my roots, where I was born, raised, and now reside with my husband as empty nesters, accompanied by our playful feline companion, Thor.