“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

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

Dinner by Ice on Main:  Our Christmas Eve Tradition
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Dinner by Ice on Main: Our Christmas Eve Tradition

My mom and I unknowingly started a tradition several years ago. We started going to dinner at Rick Erwin’s Nantucket Seafood. It’s been voted the best seafood in South Carolina. Yes, the food and service are always outstanding, but the real reason we go is to catch folks skating at Ice on Main in Greenville, … Continue reading

Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)
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Hotel Talisa’s Matterhorn Cocktail (Recipe included)

Opening this year, Hotel Talisa is the new kid on the block in Vail, Colorado.  You may not know Vail was modeled after the alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.  In Hotel Talisa’s restaurant Gessner, you get to enjoy a blend of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps in the cuisine. My cocktail of choice while … Continue reading

Crater Lake Lodge’s Grilled Pimento Cheese
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Crater Lake Lodge’s Grilled Pimento Cheese

Crater Lake is legendary for its awe-inspiring views.  In this pimento-cheese-loving southern gal’s book, Crater Lake Lodge is legendary for its grilled pimento cheese.  The perfect pimento cheese should be gooey and chunky with a bit of a tangy bite to it.  It’s even better oozing out of a grilled sandwich. While visiting Crater Lake … Continue reading