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Fried Eggplant

In Appetizers, Blog, Italian On May 26, 2012 0 Comments

One of my favorite appetizers is actually taking one of my favorite classic Italian dishes — Eggplant Parmigiana — and stopping halfway through the recipe! When us kids… Read More »

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Breakfast Al Fresco

In Blog, Breakfast On May 26, 2012 0 Comments

Aaah the pleasures of starting off the day with breakfast outside. Now that I live in Arizona I start almost every morning that way but especially look forward… Read More »

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Restaurant Reviews – T. Cook’s at The Royal Palms

In Blog, Phoenix, AZ, Travel & Restaurants On May 16, 2012 0 Comments

mmmmm…Mother’s Day — my favorite time of the year. Why, you ask? Because I have an awesome family who takes me to T. Cook’s Mother’s Day Brunch every… Read More »

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Quick & Eazy Croissants

In Blog, Breakfast On May 14, 2012 0 Comments

Nothing better than serving warm-from-the-oven filled croissants that take only minutes to make! I have literally made dozens of versions of these croissants, but these are my favorites… Read More »

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Arturo Joe’s in Rhode Island

In Blog, Rhode Island, Travel & Restaurants On May 14, 2012 0 Comments

Even die hard foodies wouldn’t normally cross the country a second time to sample a dish that was prepared to perfection – or would they? Well, this one… Read More »

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Mozzarella Pinwheels

In Appetizers On May 10, 2012 0 Comments

1. Unroll the mozzarella sheet, being careful not to tear or break it. 2. Either lay down basil leaves or spread generously with pesto. 3. Top with either… Read More »

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Food For Thought

In Blog, Phoenix, AZ On May 9, 2012 0 Comments

One of my favorite sayings while I travel, or as I blog about food as I travel is, “it always ends up being all about the food!” For… Read More »

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Cuban Food in Florida’s Keys

In Blog, Key West, FL, Travel & Restaurants On May 9, 2012 0 Comments

Ever find yourself in Key West with a hankering for fresh Cuban food? On our third consecutive summer in Florida’s Keys, we found ourselves wandering its streets looking… Read More »

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California Dreamin

In Blog, Los Angeles, CA, Newport Beach, CA, Travel & Restaurants On May 9, 2012 0 Comments

When I lived in NJ and heard the classic Mammas and the Papas tune it always evoked certain feelings of sand, ocean air and carefree living. Thankfully I… Read More »

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A New Experience in LaJolla

In Blog, LaJolla, CA, Travel & Restaurants On May 1, 2012 0 Comments

So its that time where the stress level zooms to the top and actually sets off the red light and rings the bell. Time to get away, time… Read More »