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Cumin Curry Delicata
  Delicata squash may be the only reason I’m mildly interested in Summer fading to Fall.  My close friends know,
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Coffee Inspired Recipes
I’m a serious coffee lover, or espresso lover, to be exact.  And although I typically enjoy my caffeine from a
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Tuna & Leek Crostini
Aperitivo in Italy is an event of nibbles, small glasses filled with wine, Campari or Aperol and most importantly, an
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Baked Endive in Tomato Sauce
I have to let you in on a secret.  I’ve been cooking recipes from French Women Don’t Get Fat, and
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Citrus Recipe Compilation
February is the season for citrus and an ideal time to up your intake of Meyer lemons, Sumo oranges, pomelo
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How to Make Homemade Ricotta
While we were in Italy last year (see “Italy 2016” photo diaries), we worked as farmers at an Agriturismo outside
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Peanut Butter Protein Balls
I used to be one of those people who wouldn’t eat after a workout. I’d have a cup of coffee
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Mineral Water: the benefits
European women have been enjoying (and swearing by) the benefits of mineral water for years.  Mineral water first illuminated my
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Three Coffee Spots Off Your Radar: Capitol Hill, Seattle WA
Start your work week off at one of these local, Seattle favorites for a coffee and a pastry! Tuck into
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Coffee in Rome: How to Order & Where to Go
Click here to read my advice for ordering coffee in Rome and where to do it!  Below is an excerpt
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Active Travel in Tuscany: Search, Harvest, Cook, and Taste
Gourmandly designs food and wine tours for hungry and curious travelers. They call Bainbridge Island, WA their home, and this
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Snapshots from Barcelona
Hola fellow foodies! Gourmandly and I have teamed up again (yea!!!) to talk travel and tantalize your wanderlust. Gourmandly designs
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5 Great Coffee Spots: Hobart, Tasmania
Jemima Phelps is the author of fiddle & spoon, a beautifully photographed lifestyle blog. Her topics lean toward fashion, travel,
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Pacific Northwest Snapshot: A Day on Orcas Island
Gourmandly designs food and wine tours for hungry and curious travelers.  They call Bainbridge, WA their home, and this team
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7 Restaurants Less Traveled: Italy
Hungry for a meal off the beaten path? Read my guide before your next trip to Italy “7 Restaurants Less
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