Author Archives: Karen

About Karen

I travel the back roads of New England and beyond, sharing great food and interesting places.

Green Beans And Pecans With A Tart Cherry Vinaigrette

Green Beans And Pecans Tossed With A Tart Cherry Vinaigrette is a sweet and savory side dish that can be prepared in under thirty minutes. The recipe is as delicious as it is easy and goes well with most main … Continue reading

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Spiced Cranberry Chutney

 Spiced Cranberry Chutney, a tangy sweet condiment, will fill your kitchen with the aromas of the holidays.  Aromatic spices are cooked with fresh and dried fruits along with orange juice, cider vinegar and rum to create a bright and chunky chutney … Continue reading

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Moroccan Spiced Chicken Stew

If you are tired of serving the same meals over and over, try Moroccan Spiced Chicken Stew. This exotic sounding but simple one pot meal from North Africa can be prepared in under an hour. Your family and friends will … Continue reading

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Italian Lentil, Sausage and Pasta Soup

When soup season rolls around, make a pot of Italian Lentil, Sausage, And Pasta Soup. It is a flavorful and hearty soup, nourishing and quick cooking, so it makes a delicious a weekday meal for you and your family. I … Continue reading

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Pork Cordon Bleu

Pork Cordon Bleu, a golden panfried pork cutlet filled with flavorful smoked ham and melting cheese may sound fancy but it is really just a stuffed and rolled schnitzel, perfect to serve your family during the week or your friends … Continue reading

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Wellnesshotel Jagdhof, Where You Can Enjoy A Sense Of Peace

Wellnesshotel Jagdhof, a hotel where you can soak up the beauty of the nearby countryside, take life a little slower and enjoy a sense of real peace. On the far side of Germany from the famous Black Forest lies the lesser … Continue reading

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Salzburg’s Best Spa Resort, Genussdorf Gmachl

Whether you plan to visit Salzburg or the nearby hills from the opening scenes in the Sound of Music, Hotel Genussdorf Gmachl, is the perfect base for exploring this storied region of Austria with its mountains, lakes and pristine small … Continue reading

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Hotel Post Lermoos, A Beautiful Tyrolean Resort

The Tyrolean village of Lermoos may be small in size but its views are grand as it lies at the foot of the Zugspitz mountain. Within the village, Hotel Post Lermoos which is rated one of the Best Alpine Wellness Hotels in Austria, … Continue reading

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Hotel RIVA, On The Shore Of Lake Constance

Hotel RIVA, is an elegant boutique hotel  located in the foothills of the Alps on the shore of beautiful Lake Constance, whose waters are shared by three countries, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. ** When staying at the boutique 5-star luxury Hotel … Continue reading

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Kaysersberg, One Of The Most Beautiful Villages In France

Kaysersberg, has been designated as one of the “most beautiful villages in France”. The timeless charm of this small Alsatian village of cobbled streets, half-timbered buildings and remnants of a medieval castle perched on the hillside should not be missed … Continue reading

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