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Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks

Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks

Luxury hotel group Real Resorts in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico have shared one of their prized culture inspired recipes with us: Mayan Style Grilled Fish Steaks (aka Tkinxic).  In recognition of the importance of the Mayan Calendar in 2012, Real Resorts are presenting a Mayan Culinary Festival in each of their four all-inclusive […]

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Britain’s Best French Bistros – A Taste of France in the UK

Britain’s Best French Bistros – A Taste of France in the UK

The UK is home to every kind of food you can imagine and Bistros are a prime example of this rule. Bistros typically have a relaxed, calm atmosphere and serve really good French food. They are a meeting point between French cuisine, and slow, chilled out dining. Here is our top choices! 1.)  Galvin in […]

September 21, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Wicked Good Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Wicked Good Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

We had a huge blueberry harvest this year in Maine, so everywhere I go I bring along a blueberry treat.   These Blueberry Cheesecake Bars were “Wicked Good” and a very big hit at the Labor Day party by the lake.  I bet your family will love them too! Susan’s Wicked Good Blueberry Cheesecake Bars Crust […]

September 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Paris Cheap Eats – Top 10 Paris Restaurants For A Budget Meal

Paris Cheap Eats – Top 10 Paris Restaurants For A Budget Meal

Top 10 Places To Have Lunch In Paris On A Budget Paris holds a very special place in my heart; the scenery, people and of course the food. Now we all know that a trip to Paris can be expensive. The cost of food on top of the cost of tickets to Paris can add […]

August 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Guide To Nordic Cuisine – Copenhagen’s New Visionary Food Movement

A Guide To Nordic Cuisine – Copenhagen’s New Visionary Food Movement

Copenhagen’s extraordinary new food scene – A guide to Nordic cuisine If someone 10 years ago had told me that Nordic cuisine would be the next big thing I would have laughed. I’ve always believed that you have to be born and raised in Denmark to enjoy most of our traditional dishes. Then, in 2004, […]

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Field-To-Fork: Discover The Remarkable Food of Nova Scotia

Field-To-Fork: Discover The Remarkable Food of Nova Scotia

Field to Fork: The Food of Nova Scotia is Experiencing a Farm Renaissance Following the trend of farm to table restaurants in the US, Nova Scotia is having a renaissance of its own agricultural tradition. As a province, Nova Scotia produces a surprising number of agricultural products for a province of its size. For example, […]

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Hawaii Farmers Markets – A Bounty of Intoxicating Sights and Aromas

Hawaii Farmers Markets – A Bounty of Intoxicating Sights and Aromas

A trip to Hawaii just isn’t complete without a visit to the Hawaii Farmers Markets! Last fall I went on a cruise to Hawaii. It was my first time to the islands and let me tell you it’s nothing like you dream about – It’s better! The plants are bigger and greener, the people are […]

July 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
My Vote For Best Restaurant In Jerusalem

My Vote For Best Restaurant In Jerusalem

I love to eat good food.  One of my favorite styles of cuisine is Arabic.  Cous-cous, hummus, lamb, roasted potatoes, tabouli, kafta, kibbeh, and more are among my favorites.  The spices are delicious, the meals well prepared, and for the most part, healthy. If you like this style of food, one of the most outstanding […]

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Delicious Bob Marley Cocktail – We’re Ready For Summer Now!

Delicious Bob Marley Cocktail – We’re Ready For Summer Now!

You can’t get a more inviting and refreshing cocktail than the famous Bob Marley Cocktail served at Secret’s Resorts in Jamaica.  Speaking from first-hand experience, they are worth traveling for! But…. if you can’t jet off to the wonderful  Secret’s Resort in Jamaica, CLICK HERE FOR THE RECIPE! Thanks Secrets – can’t wait to visit […]

June 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
My Glorious, Glutinous, Gastronomic New York Getaway

My Glorious, Glutinous, Gastronomic New York Getaway

New York, New York, it’s a wonderful town….and is it ever! I have come to New York in order to participate in a splendid dinner being prepared at the James Beard House by the Culinary Guild of New England of which I am a member.

June 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Enhance The Romance – Best Maui Restaurants For Romantic Dinners

Enhance The Romance – Best Maui Restaurants For Romantic Dinners

Enhance your vacation by dining at one Maui’s Best Restaurants for romance. Honeymooners select Maui for its abundant natural beauty and intrigue. Part of the thrill of being on such an island comes from finding a romantic dining spot that will forever be associated with the trip. Whether casual or fine dining, Maui offers something […]

May 22, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Munch Your Way Through Florence – Gourmet Food Tours in Tuscany

Munch Your Way Through Florence – Gourmet Food Tours in Tuscany

Come meander through Florence and experience the many gourmet food tours in Tuscany! Italian cuisine is renowned worldwide for its delicious cooking styles and amazing recipes, and it is nowadays being served in some of the most sought after and famous restaurants in the world. Little did we know that this traditional cooking style stems […]

May 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Make A Perfect Cocktail Right In Your Hotel Room

Make A Perfect Cocktail Right In Your Hotel Room

The James Hotel New York, Soho’s latest urban chic hotel, is bringing in-room amenities to a whole new level!  The James wants you to be able to sip a delicious designer cocktail right in the privacy of your own room while you gaze out at the sparkling New York skyline, with their new “in-room mixology […]

April 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Foodie’s Intro To Luscious Sicilian Food

A Foodie’s Intro To Luscious Sicilian Food

If the current BBC TV series ‘Sicily Unpacked’ is anything to go by then our fascination with the beauty of Sicilian food and culture continues to grow. The show features Giorgio Locatelli, widely considered to be one of the best Italian chefs working in the UK, inspiring his travel companion, Andrew Graham-Dixon with some of […]

February 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Isabel’s Culinary Adventures in Aruba

Isabel’s Culinary Adventures in Aruba

Our destination in Aruba is Caribbean Palm Resort. Because the island does not list street names, it takes us awhile to locate the resort. We are not disappointed. A tropical haven with palm trees and two swimming pools (one perfect for laps),an outdoor bar (naturally), grills and pool chaises greet us.

January 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Barcelona’s Top 5 Restaurants

Barcelona’s Top 5 Restaurants

Anyone making the trip to Barcelona will be well-aware of the almost limitless variety in day-time activities that keep visitors flocking to the city every year. After a day of sight-seeing there’s bound to be a few pangs of hunger within your party though, so make sure you conduct some research before you travel to […]

January 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Where To Eat On A Budget in Florence Italy

Where To Eat On A Budget in Florence Italy

The cuisine of Florence is one of the most scrumptious delicacies in the world. There are numerous restaurants which offer all types of cuisines such as Continental, Chinese, Fusion, Caribbean, Latin American and certainly Italian. Restaurants in Florence which offer delicious cuisines are generally expensive however there are some cheap and budget friendly restaurants where lip-smacking food is served at affordable prices.

December 28, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tasty Carolina Crab Cakes

Tasty Carolina Crab Cakes

Yesterday Clint and I stumbled upon some of the best crab cakes we’ve ever eaten.  One of the great pleasures of traveling is discovering totally delicious food in a completely unexpected place.  Such was the case when we stopped at exit 138 off Rt 95 in Rocky Mount North Carolina. I’m never excited about our […]

December 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
The Best Italian Restaurant in Naples FL – Just Ask The Red Sox

The Best Italian Restaurant in Naples FL – Just Ask The Red Sox

Fall is the perfect time to find and try the wonderful new gems in Naples Florida. This year we found a real gem, Sophia’s Restaurante Italiano… but it appears that Dice K (Daisuke Matsuzaka of Red Sox fame) found it first and celebrated his 31st birthday there with the whole family.

December 6, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Linda’s Totally Delicious Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Bake

Linda’s Totally Delicious Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Bake

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Linda and I are sharing her totally delicious recipe for preparing Sweet Potatoes – You’re going to love this slightly sweet recipe with the subtle tartness of dried cranberries and dried blueberries!

November 21, 2011 | By | Reply More