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My love of food and cooking began early even though baking her first cake at age 9 nearly set the house on fire. My mother told me never to cook again, but I wasn’t deterred. Fortunately, I stopped burning cakes and started learning how to sauté, flambé, and soufflé. It was during a power outage when I prepared a steak with homemade chutney for a friend who so raved about the chutney that she suggested I start a business. Something clicked and in 2006 The Gracious Gourmet was born.