Category: Food

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with three bananas

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread with three bananas

How many bananas are in your freezer? Truth be told, I didn’t always save brown bananas, until I saw my daughter-in-law’s freezer! Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, how long have I been missing out? Thank you, Marie Pierre!! Now, I make this chocolate chip banana bread frequently, sometimes without using a mixer – DELICIOUS!!! Simple ingredients […]

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Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding Sharing this dessert with the world community because it is over-the-top delicious.  Love chocolate, croissants and butter?  Say no more, this dessert will make everyone smile.

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Charleston, South Carolina: 72 hours to get acquainted

Charleston, South Carolina: 72 hours to get acquainted

Long weekends are awesome get-aways. It doesn’t require seven vacation days – just a Thursday through Sunday – short flight or driving distance and become acquainted with your new destination. Charleston, South Carolina is on my agenda.  Some highlights prior to the journey: Hotel reserved: The Vendue Hotel Bike rentals: Yes, include with our hotel […]

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Low country, dining and Autograph Collection: Savannah, Georgia

Low country, dining and Autograph Collection: Savannah, Georgia

Want to experience the most enchanting city in the South? Plan your stay at Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection (Marriott Hotels), visit the park across the street, walk down to the waterfront and see the “Waving Girl”.  Make a stop at Leopold’s Ice Cream Parlor ( opened in 1919), visit the cemetery after dark […]

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Antica Fontana Restaurant

Antica Fontana Restaurant – Grottaferrata, Roma

If you find yourself near Frascati (30 minute train ride from Rome), please make Antica Fontana a dining destination. Our meal was five star dining, the restaurant owners delightful (run by the Consoli family since 1989), and the roast pork with artichoke (including stem) superb!  Dessert – divine! Via Domenichino, 24, 00046 Grottaferrata RM, Italy

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