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Beef Empanadas

One of the things that we were told that we had to try during our recent trip to Ecuador were empanadas. We got a sampler platter of them, which was a great way to try several varieties. Empanadas are dough … Continue reading

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A Taste of Las Vegas

As we mentioned before, our latest trip to Las Vegas was really about getting some down time and relaxing. When traveling to Las Vegas, food is always a highlight of any trip and this trip was no different. We went … Continue reading

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Dining in Würzburg

We mentioned this the other day, but we were very fortunate to find a wonderful little restaurant in Würzburg over the past weekend. We were walking some of the side streets, trying to get away from the larger crowds around … Continue reading

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Escargot Galore

We love a good escargot and, apparently, so do the people of Frankfurt. Perhaps it is because we have come across several French Bistros, but they can be found in traditional German restaurants as well. More correctly, you will find … Continue reading

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Guacamole – A Taste of South of the Border

One of things that we love about travelling to Mexico is that when you order guacamole, you get a lot of guacamole. Here in the United States, you would think that avocados were a precious commodity by the way they … Continue reading

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Old Bay Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are always a favorite appetizer when we have a party and no matter how many we seem to make, they are always gone before the night is over. Especially this time of year, using boiled eggs to make … Continue reading

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Dill Dip with Rye Bread

We’ve been enjoying this dip for years, but we simply call it “Bread Dip”. When we can get the rye bread in a shepherds loaf, we will hollow out the loaf and put the dip into the bread, which makes … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Crackers

Needless to say, sometimes something super simple can be absolutely delicious, especially when it has bacon.  This is the case with these bacon wrapped crackers.  They don’t take much time, are simple to do, and are truly a crowd pleaser.  … Continue reading

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Pumpkin-Sage Shrimp

We made this as an appetizer for our Halloween party, but it would be just as good over a bed of linguine noodles.  The original recipe called for bay scallops, but we chose to use shrimp instead because we couldn’t … Continue reading

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