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Spicy Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Hot

There are certain places that you travel to where the use of spices is quite abundant. Needless to say, with rare exceptions all food has some sort of spices in it, even if it is just salt and pepper. Some … 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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Getting Fresh Food at a Local Food Market

Regardless of where you live, getting fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, and other items from local farmers is definitely worth the effort. During our time in Germany, we came to rely on the market to get fresh produce, but also to … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chicken with Potatoes, Apricots, and Harissa Sauce

One of our favorite memories of our trip to Morocco was having lunch at a small, family-owned restaurant where they cooked us chicken in a tajine. Tajines themselves are quite beautiful, but they are also functional for cooking one pot … Continue reading

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Spain Meets Colorado – Steak with Spanish Dry-Rub

When we travel, we try to taste as much of the local flavors as possible. Then, when we’re back at home, we try to replicate some of the things that we tried during our trips.  We certainly aren’t culinary experts, … Continue reading

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Chili Mac – Traditional Comfort Food, Non-Traditional Recipe

This is one of our favorite winter time recipes.  This might not be what you typically think of when you think of chili mac, but it is really, really delicious. 🙂  There is something about the tang of the vinegar combined … Continue reading

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Asian Roasted Duck

We love duck, but it isn’t the easiest thing to prepare and have it turn out to be moist and tender.  After doing some research, we found that either simmering or steaming the duck, prior to roasting it, renders out … Continue reading

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Touring Morocco

Generally speaking, we prefer to visit places on our own as opposed to using a tour guide or being part of a tour group.  We don’t like having to be on someone else’s schedule, so we’ve never gone on a … Continue reading

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