Food

A Cooking Lesson in Paris – Les Croissants! Voilà!

Cooking Lesson in Paris - Les Croissants!

One of the problems with being a family of educators is that our travel times are pretty well set in stone, so with Devon and Erika visiting, we found ourselves headed to Paris in June. Many people will tell you Paris anytime […]

Problems with Tourist Menus

Problem with Tourist Menus

Stay away from restaurants that have menus in five languages. That’s always a tourist trap. You want to eat where the locals eat ~ Curtis Stone This is one good rule to live by. You know what I’m talking about, […]

Dumplings Around the World – An Eating and Cooking Project

Dumplings from Around the World - The Dumpling Project

Dumplings. I love them. My grandmother made them and taught my mother. My mother made them, although not very often, and she taught me. It’s one of those down-home foods that bring back memories of a steamy kitchen, messy cooking, […]

Perfectly Pumpkin – A Fantastic German Fall Festival

Pumpkin Festival Ludwigsburg Germany

Ludwigsburg, Germany – Pumpkins Galore I love a festival.  And one that involves food, well, that’s a no-brainer.  We were going.  I love pumpkin, and I’d heard there was plenty of pumpkin specialties to be tasted, so off we went.  In […]

Brno – A Weekender’s Guide

Brno Weekender's Guide

Brno is Czech’s second largest city after Prague, and, for those of you who have been to Prague, a welcome escape from the bustling bus tours and sightseeing  hordes found in the capital city. Don’t get me wrong, I love […]

A Romantic Lunch in the Resplendent Telc

A Romantic Lunch in the Resplendent Telč

What do you do on a cold, wintry gray day and you want to add some color to your day? You drive a few hours and go to a beautiful pastel-colored town filled with houses that could double as any […]

My First Love – Traditional German Schnitzel and a Recipe!

Traditional German Schnitzel Recipe

What is schnitzel? Well, if you’ve never been to Germany or Austria you may not be familiar with this meat dish. It is a flat, breaded and fried slice of pure goodness, one of my most favorite foods in the […]

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