The Most Entertaining Dining Experience on a Cruise
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The Most Entertaining Dining Experience on a Cruise

“It’s dinner with video games. It will be great for the kids.” That was a good enough sell to our group of twelve aboard the Celebrity Cruises Eclipse on the first night of our cruise to Alaska. We booked to early bird seating of 5:45pm for what turned out to be a fabulous dining experience. … Continue reading

“Berry” Easy Protein Muffins
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“Berry” Easy Protein Muffins

I’m not a chef extraordinaire in the kitchen – that’s no surprise since I’m always on the road. But as a traveler and a gal on the go I’m always in search of healthy real food. I gave up meat almost two years ago and have really been trying to increase my protein intake recently. … Continue reading

Getting Cheesy in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Getting Cheesy in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day, a.k.a. my favorite sandwich day, so it’s perfect timing for me to share the best dang grilled cheese I’ve had in a long time. Exactly one week ago, I was in the small town of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, touring Yuengling Brewery, the oldest brewery in America. After the tour our group … Continue reading

Pesto Pasta with a Twist (recipe included)
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Pesto Pasta with a Twist (recipe included)

I was unexpectedly wowed by the food at Mason Dixon Distillery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. With the tag line “Taste the Legacy” for the spirits, I figured those would be good, but the food was a pleasant surprise. The menu goes above and beyond typical pub grub. They serve up elevated comfort food from deviled eggs … Continue reading

Getting Pickled at Fairmont Banff Springs
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Getting Pickled at Fairmont Banff Springs

While staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs, I got pickling lesson in Grapes, one of the restaurants in the historic hotel which opened in 1888. Honestly I never knew there was so much that goes into pickled vegetables! The group I was with got to be guinea pigs with an experiential experience for future hotel … Continue reading