Valerie Althoff prepares a pasta dish for her family July 19 at her home on Lady's Island. Althoff, who owned a cafe in Virginia for three years, enjoys cooking for her family - husband Jeff and 16-month-old Blake.
Valerie Althoff prepares a pasta dish for her family July 19 at her home on Lady's Island. Althoff, who owned a cafe in Virginia for three years, enjoys cooking for her family - husband Jeff and 16-month-old Blake. Jonathan Dyer/The Beaufort Gazette
Valerie Althoff prepares a pasta dish for her family July 19 at her home on Lady's Island. Althoff, who owned a cafe in Virginia for three years, enjoys cooking for her family - husband Jeff and 16-month-old Blake. Jonathan Dyer/The Beaufort Gazette

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