Manina (A restaurant review in Frederick/Urbana, MD)

Dessert is like the cuddle after love-making…

Two Days Off Trail in Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA!

Took a couple of days off the Appalachian Trail to meet up with my daughter in Camden, NJ for a concert and an eating tour of Philly! Philly is SO MUCH more than Rocky 🥊 and the constitution…

Blue Toad Cidery

About 4-miles off trail (an easy hitch) and just east of the Appalachian Trail at Reid’s Gap is Blue Toad Cidery. Devil’s Backbone Brewery is directly across the street, but this place is a hidden gem. Gorgeous scenery, right along the river! You can cozy up inside or take a seat right along the riverContinue reading “Blue Toad Cidery”

A Foodie Experience at the San Antonio (Texas) Airport (SAT)

Not every experience needs to be “Big” or planned out.  Sometimes you can just walk in to it.  As long as you are open to trying new things, a multitude of experiences are waiting for you.  The wine today…

Chateau Latour-Martillac Vineyard(Bordeaux, France)

Let me preface this entry with my husband and I are by no means wine experts. we both greatly appreciate well made wine, but price and prestige are not a factor with our “likes”. The terroir at this vineyard is situated on a bed of limestone pebbles. A hold over from a time when thisContinue reading “Chateau Latour-Martillac Vineyard(Bordeaux, France)”

Quick Dinner: Venison Wagyu Meatballs with Sauce

Okay, so admittedly this sounds super complex, but don’t let the ingredients deter you from trying this recipe. I try to make most recipes, on the fly and without directions. Not because i don’t like following directions but mostly because i like to make shit up and see how it goes. 🤷‍♀️ Plus, i loveContinue reading “Quick Dinner: Venison Wagyu Meatballs with Sauce”

Quick 10-minute lunch for two: Pan Sautéed Salmon with Fresh Corn

This recipe is so quick and easy, i just threw this together in between work meetings! The results are juicy and oh, so enjoyable that you might want a glass of wine with your meal! This recipe is my “go to” for an impromptu dinner party…whenever those start to happen again! 🤷‍♀️ Cut the filetContinue reading “Quick 10-minute lunch for two: Pan Sautéed Salmon with Fresh Corn”

St. Malo, The Mystical Mont St. Michel, and the Walled City.

Follow along as I figure out how to order a beer in French and discover the magic of the coolest place you’ve never heard of (Mont Saint Michel) and the Walled City of St. Malo