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New England Lobster Rolls

New Englanders take their lobster rolls seriously. There’s a science to this meal, and everyone has their own solution. Some like it warm, and some like it cold. Some like their meat frisked with mayo, and others like it naked¬† with a side of drawn butter. Some like only tail meat, while others enjoy the […]

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Je T’aime, Paris

For as long as I can remember, I have loved all things Paris. I can’t recall what started this obsession, but when I was 13 years old, I decided to paint my room hot pink, decorating my walls with Parisian icons. During holidays, I’d always receive French-related gifts, and I started studying the language in […]

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Lemon-Rosemary Butter Cookies

The weather was unseasonably cool here last week. With highs only reaching 80 and nightly lows dropping into the 50’s, the weather had me craving winter squashes and toasty drinks. As much as I love the fall, and as happy as I was about the weather, I was feeling a bit cheated. It has been […]

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Herb-Infused Simple Syrup

There’s a lot that I love about being back in the South. The people are friendlier, for one, and I don’t always feel so rushed to get things done. ¬†People move a bit slower around here, which often annoys me, but it’s a nice change of pace. I went to the post office the other […]

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Hello From Venice

Setbacks are bound to happen while on vacation. They never fail. Although we’ve had a few close calls, we’ve always been able to work with the snafus that have threatened to ruin our day. We almost got stranded in the middle of nowhere Germany one night, but after a mad dash, we hopped our train […]

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Hello From Switzerland

Since my last post, we’ve visited the beer capital of the world, drank a liter at the Hofbrauhaus, saw a concentration camp, visited a fairy tale castle, and hiked the Swiss Alps. The Bernese Alps are the kind of place where you wouldn’t be suprised if a deer talked to you, if a bird sang […]

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Hello From Germany

It’s hard to believe that 10 days have passed since we left the states. Our days have been filled with museums, monuments, and lots of great food. We’ve seen some of the world’s best artwork and architecture, and have dined on some of the most delicious cuisines. We are becoming professional picnickers, and our settings […]

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