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Dream-Worthy Szechwan Shrimp

Dream-Worthy Szechwan Shrimp

Visiting Tokyo, I was still a bit startled when our host took us to a Chinese restaurant, where we had course after course of truly wonderful Chinese cuisine. The dish that kept me dreaming though, long after the suitcases had been stowed away back at home, was a slightly spicy shrimp that shone above the rest. It pursued me even as I pursued it, and although I couldn’t snag the recipe that day, I was confident if I was relentless enough, one day I would find it.

June 30, 2011 | By | Reply More
Mushroom Martini – A Key West Kick

Mushroom Martini – A Key West Kick

Some of the greatest fun in dining while traveling is trying things with unlikely sounding names. Case in point is a Mushroom Martini at the delightful Mangoes on a prominent corner of the main drag, Duval Street in Key West FL.

June 15, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Paris By Pastry – Exquisite Madeleines

Paris By Pastry – Exquisite Madeleines

There are so many iconic French foodie experiences, it’s hard to know where to begin.  Surprisingly it’s often the simplest ingredients executed to perfection that produce the tastes we crave long after returning from a trip to France.  While many famous French confections ooze with butter and sugar, the simple Madeleine is two bites of […]

May 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms From Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms From Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School

Last year Linda and I had an absolute blast at the Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School in York Maine.  The school is located just off scenic Route 1 that runs along the Maine coastline, a bit more than one hour north of Boston – and a mile or so past the Kittery Outlet Stores.  Patty Roche, […]

May 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Caribbean Pineapple Fried Rice – A Taste of Spring

Caribbean Pineapple Fried Rice – A Taste of Spring

Last year Clint and I had a fabulous vacation stay at The Fernandez Bay Resort on Cat Island in the Bahamas.  Not only did they have a spectacular oceanfront setting, but the food there was wonderful.  Each evening we enjoyed a delicious buffet filled with interesting Caribbean dishes.  Every night of the week had a […]

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