Category Archives: Recipes

Pumpkin Cookies – A Taste of Autumn

One of our favorite treats for this time of year is pumpkin cookies. They are incredibly delicious as well as easy to make. Unlike a lot of cookies that are dense or hard, these are almost cake-like in texture. We … Continue reading

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Hearty Stew

No matter where you travel, you will likely find a local variation on a hearty stew with a mix of meat and vegetables. Stews are basically the same as soups where the solid ingredients outweigh the broth. One of the … Continue reading

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Pot Roast with Dumplings

One of the meals that we had many different times in Europe was meat with some sort of dumpling. It would often be beef, but we also had it with pork, turkey, deer, and goose. We have enjoyed this recipe … Continue reading

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Autumn Meal Favorites

When the temperatures start to fall and the leaves start to change, there are certain meals that we always have during this time of the year. Most of them are comfort foods that are hearty and satisfying as well as … Continue reading

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Delicious Lamb Biryani

This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Spice House. The recipe and all opinions are our own. Our favorite meal when we visited India was Lamb Biryani. It isn’t a particularly difficult dish to create, but it does … Continue reading

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Beer and Wine Around the World

We have always been advocates for eating local foods when traveling, but we equally believe in trying the local wines and beers. Wine tastings are a great way to try a variety of wines and get a true sense of … Continue reading

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Asian Steak Sandwiches

Marinating flank or skirt steak can turn an inexpensive piece of meat into a delicious and tender meal. Cutting it thinly on a bias is also great for sandwiches, which is what we decided to do. Utilizing Asian influences makes … Continue reading

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Tasty Guacamole

Guacamole is a wonderful accompaniment to southwestern and Mexican food.  It is also a wonderful dip on its own and can even be used as a spread on sandwiches as well. It isn’t complicated to make and you can make … Continue reading

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Southwestern Corn Chowder

When we were in Sante Fe, New Mexico, we had a very tasty grilled corn and chipotle soup. We asked the restaurant for the recipe and they were nice enough to print it out and give it to us. Since … Continue reading

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Learning Different Cooking Techniques When Traveling

Like many people, we not only like to try local dishes when we travel, but we also like to learn about how they prepare the food as well. Whether it is wrapping fish and vegetables in banana leaves, digging a … Continue reading

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