Category Archives: Food

Anticipating A Major Announcement

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Making Sushi

When I travel to places I’ve never been, one of the things that I like to do is take a cooking class there.  I’ve found them to be not only fun and educational but these classes are a great way … Continue reading

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Presunto, Prosciutto, Jamón Serrano, and Jambon Sec

I used to go to the grocery store here at home and ask for a quarter pound of prosciutto – cured Italian ham. I thought prosciutto was prosciutto and other than how it was packaged, I figured that was all … Continue reading

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Six Wineries

During our two week trek through Portugal, Spain and Italy, my brother Bill and I visited six wineries. We did our research before we left home and planned on stopping in on the more acclaimed wineries along our route.  Others … Continue reading

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Ginjinha

On my walking tour of Lisbon, our guide stopped at this famous little shop that sells ginjinha. Ginjinha or simply Ginja, is a portuguese liqueur made by infusing ginja berries, (sour cherry)in alcohol and adding sugar together with other ingredients. … Continue reading

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Bartenders

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Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory: It’s very easy to let fear keep us from traveling abroad, what with the news media reporting all kinds of horrible things that happen both here at home in the States or overseas. But my experience has been … Continue reading

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