Rolling Sculpture, Art Deco Automobiles and Motorcycles

1938 Hispano-Suiza H6B Xenia

With their long hoods, streamline shapes and handcrafted details, rare cars from the Art Deco Era are some of the most beautiful and elegant automobiles ever built. Today their sleek designs are still admired and they are often showcased in museums around the country where the automobiles are displayed as fine art. Twenty two rare, […]

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Crispy Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

This Crispy Chicken Parmesan, prepared with three cheeses and topped with a freshly made marinara sauce, is hard to resist. There is no need to go to your neighborhood Italian restaurant when you can cook this delicious meal to share with your family in the comfort of your own kitchen. When you are craving Italian […]

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How To Cook Tender And Juicy Pork Chops

perfectly cooked pork chop

Yes, it is possible to serve incredible tasting pork chops at your dinner table. Start with well marbled, quality pork from heritage breeds such as Berkshire or Duroc that are naturally juicy and tender. Quickly pan sear and finish in the oven to just 145° internal temperature, the chops will be moist and flavorful, not dry. I’m […]

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Cowboy Caviar ( Texas Caviar )

cowboy caviar or texas caviar

Cowboy Caviar also known as Texas Caviar is made with simple, healthy ingredients similar to Pico de Gallo. This delicious appetizer can be served as a dip with tortilla chips but also as a bean salad or as a colorful side, making it a fantastic dish to bring to a potluck dinner. My husband and […]

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve With Small Bites And A Glass of Bubbly


Small bite hors d’oeuvres will add a festive touch as you drink your favorite glass of bubbly and wait to ring in the New Year. Whether it’s the two of you at home or you need to bring an appetizer to a party, any of these bite size appetizers will be a hit.   Click […]

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Merry Christmas

Christmas Cookies

During this wonderful season of giving, let us take the time to slow down and enjoy the simple things. Here’s to baking cookies, hanging stockings and decorating the Christmas tree. Enjoy this special holiday with family and friends. Merry Christmas to all Best Wishes, Karen

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Das Kranzbach, A Secluded Spa Resort

Das Kranzbach Hotel

Das Kranzbach Hotel, sits peacefully in a high mountain valley surrounded by thick forests in one of the most beautiful parts of the Bavarian Alps. Just a few minutes drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and a little more than an hour south of Munich, it is wonderful for guests wanting to enjoy nature’s tranquil beauty. The historic […]

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Breathtaking Views At Hotel Post Lermoos

view from hotel post Lermoos, Austria

The majestic Zugspitze and surrounding mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop for guests staying at the Hotel Post, a traditional family run hotel, in Lermoos, Austria. The hotel is a popular destination for those seeking refined cuisine and relaxing, rejuvenating days in its alpine wellness spa. I love a room with a view and Hotel Post […]

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Der Öschberghof, A Golf Resort At The Edge Of The Black Forest

Der Öschberghof Golf Resort

Der Öschberghof is a modern conference and golf resort with a two star Michelin restaurant for gourmets. At the southern edge of the Black Forest in Donaueschingen, the hotel is located near the source of the Danube River, and makes a convenient base for exploring the region. On the outskirts of the town of Donaueschingen, […]

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Bareiss, Our Favorite Black Forest Hotel

View From Balcony At Bareiss

Whether you are looking forward to adventurous days of hiking or biking along the trails through the Black Forest, thinking of a spa weekend for total relaxation, or wanting to indulge in a 3 star Michelin meal, you can do it all during a stay at the Hotel Bareiss. If you are starting to plan […]

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