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Review: Eating Clean In Costa Rica

What attracted me to this cookbook was the idea of eating clean. I avoid processed and chemically enhanced food whenever possible, preferring to cook with fresh, natural and if possible, local ingredients.  I have not traveled to Costa Rica, nor South America for that matter, but I do enjoy the cuisine.  Just as when I […]

April 20th, 2016|Central America, Food, Restaurants and Dining|

Children’s Book Review: Land of And

When I sit down with my kids and open a new book; in the back of my mind I think, wouldn’t it be amazing if this book could be entertaining, smart, colorful, funny, have captivating pictures and thought provoking content for young children. Rarely does a children’s book capture all of these criteria.

Katie Mullaly’s […]

February 8th, 2016|Travel|

Book Review: The Wine Bible

Living so close to wine country, we sometimes forget how lucky we are to have access to so many fine California wines. The same holds true for the winemakers and chefs who live and breath Sonoma and Napa Valley from a local’s perspective. “St. Helena, California-based author Karen MacNeil freely shares her wine knowledge like […]

November 16th, 2015|California, Wine Country|