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Nest at WP24: A Spectacular LA Skyline

By on October 2, 2016 in California Travel, Dining with 1 Comment
Nest at WP24: A Spectacular LA Skyline

 “Happiness is sharing good food with good friends.”   A few years ago, a friend sent me an article, 35 Most Amazing Restaurants With A View. My wanderlust gene has led me to a few of these restaurants. When I booked my trip to LA, I asked friends if they would be interested in checking out WP24 […]

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Zucchini with Bread Crumbs

By on July 22, 2016 in Tasty Delights with 0 Comments
Zucchini with Bread Crumbs

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis Courtesy of my mother, Callie. Ingredients: 1 zucchini per person Italian style bread crumbs Butter Directions: Slice zucchini and put in a pan. Add butter. Add Italian-style breadcrumbs. Bake on 350 degrees until cooked (approximately 10-20 minutes). […]

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Zinc, A Tasty Treat in New Haven

By on March 3, 2016 in Dining, U.S. Travel with 0 Comments
Zinc, A Tasty Treat in New Haven

“Sometimes a girl just needs wide open spaces.” Being on the road for work can be a combination of fun, adventure, meeting up with friends, and exhaustion. Sometimes, I stroll into my hotel late at night after grabbing a quick bite in the middle of nowhere, battling slippery roads, and/or stopping to pump gas. Today, I was on […]

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Baked Kale Salad

By on January 24, 2016 in Tasty Delights with 1 Comment
Baked Kale Salad

“A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe.” Ingredients: Kale Fresh basil leaves Dried cranberries Sliced almonds Pink Himalayan salt Pepper Olive Oil Balsamic vinaigrette Directions: Turn the oven on to 350 degrees. Put desired amount of kale into a pan. Add basil leaves from your basil plant. […]

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SPINACH PIE (AKA SPANAKOPITA)

By on January 3, 2016 in Tasty Delights with 0 Comments
SPINACH PIE (AKA SPANAKOPITA)

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” – Cesar Chavez Courtesy of my mother, Callie. Ingredients: Olive oil 5-6 Eggs 2 large bags of spinach 3/4 lb of feta cheese 1 large onion 1 package of filo […]

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The Dog and Pony Tavern, Bar Harbor, Maine

By on January 3, 2016 in Dining, Maine Travel with 2 Comments
The Dog and Pony Tavern, Bar Harbor, Maine

“I’m into very colorful food. Obviously lots of flavor, but I think we eat with our eyes first, so it has to look great. The presentation has to be great.” – Giada De Laurentiis I love seafood, especially lobster. When Brenda suggested getting a lobster roll while in Bar Harbor, my mouth salivated. My mission […]

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French Toast Casserole

By on December 30, 2015 in Tasty Delights with 1 Comment
French Toast Casserole

Courtesy of my sister, Maria. Ingredients: 8 oz cream cheese 12 slices white bread 1½ cups frozen blueberries 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 12 eggs 2 c milk 1 c maple syrup Directions: Thickly spread cream cheese on six slices of white bread. Place bread on bottom of a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Evenly distribute […]

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Baklava

By on December 14, 2015 in Tasty Delights with 0 Comments
Baklava

Courtesy of my mother, Callie. Ingredients: 1 package of filo dough 3 packages of 1lb walnuts 3 sticks of butter 1 cup of sugar 3-4 heaping teaspoons of Cinnamon, for a nice, brown color Syrup Ingredients: 2 cups of water 3 cups of sugar 3 quarters of a cup of honey 1 lemon wedge Directions: […]

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Apple Delight

By on December 12, 2015 in Tasty Delights with 0 Comments
Apple Delight

APPLE DELIGHT Courtesy of my cousin, Anthi. Ingredients: Olive oil 4-5 diced apples 1 tablespoon of cinnamon 1/2 cup of coconut sugar Filo dough Directions: Turn the oven on to 350 degrees. Mix sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Take a pan, and put a thin layer of oil on the bottom. Then lay a piece […]

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Pittsburgh: Meat & Potatoes

By on September 14, 2015 in Dining, U.S. Travel with 0 Comments
Pittsburgh: Meat & Potatoes

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb I recently flew into Pittsburgh for work. When I landed, I noticed a Facebook post from Andrew recommending the bone marrow at Meat & Potatoes. I decided, ‘Why not?’ My night was open, and I am always up for an […]

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