The Pillars Hotel…A Secret No More

If you find a hidden gem when traveling, you might be tempted to keep it a secret.  Other times you want to share your discovery with just one friend, which is how last year my husband and I discovered The Pillars Hotel, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. I wrote about our stay there in my post Yacht […]

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Winter…A Black And White World

Can it be that I’m dreaming or did I wake up one morning and become part of a black and white movie. You may not think about color as it totally surrounds you each day but at this time of the year in New England, I sometimes feel that winter is like living in a […]

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Banh Mi…A Vietnamese Sandwich

Food is like a movie star, one day you have never heard of them and the next day they are famous. Banh Mi is all the rage in many areas of the country right now and people wait in long lines to try the flavorful sandwich. If you haven’t ever heard of Banh Mi…a Vietnamese […]

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Pozole Roja…A Pork And Hominy Stew With Red Chilies

I grew up on a ranch in Texas where there is a saying “you can take the girl out of Texas, but you can’t take Texas out of the girl”.   While living in Texas, I enjoyed great Mexican food but it is hard to find authentic Mexican food now that I live in New […]

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Three Cheese Mac And Cheese Gratin

One of the “top ten” comfort foods on most everyone’s list has to be pasta. Dig deeper into which pasta dish would be at the top of the list and the answer would probably be macaroni and cheese. It is such a favorite that most of us have given it the nickname of mac and […]

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Alsace’s Wine Road And Its Famous Flammekueche

I love traveling to the Alsace region of France, especially in the fall when the leaves are turning gold and the grapes are being harvested in the vineyards. As much as I love Paris and I try to stop for a few days when visiting the country, I think the Alsace region of France is […]

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