Category Archives: Food and Cooking

The Week in Review

The past week has been very work intensive with proofing the ARC for Highway Thirteen to Manhattan. It’s amazing what you catch on the thirtieth read when it’s actually laid out like a book. I’m working on the ebook with … Continue reading

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Arisia, Beef Stew, and Revision Tips

Last weekend, Mom, Aunt Sue, and I drove to Boston for a 22 hour visit. We encountered an unpredicted winter weather advisory where the speed limit went from 65 to 40. At first, the snow blew in confetti pieces, which … Continue reading

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East Side Restaurant–CT German Food

I started with the Warsteiner Pilsner. I’m not a big beer drinker, but this was pretty awesome.     We were given a complimentary German coleslaw with cottage cheese and saltines. Sounds weird but it tastes DEVINE. An accordion player … Continue reading

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Sights from New York

What greets me as I exit the subway on 23rd St? A ginormous movie poster for The Hobbit! At Rolf’s on 22nd St, Christmas projectile vomited on everything in the restaurant. It was AMAZING.   The potato pancake with apple … Continue reading

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Gobi Mongolian Grill

  I’ve been jonesing for different foods that I used to have access to in NY. I don’t know why, but suddenly I can’t bear to eat Italian again. Luckily S is a willing participant in my food experiments. This … Continue reading

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Pink Taco: Restaurant Review

While at the SCBWI Conference in LA, we were in walking distance of the Century City Westfield Mall. We saw the Pink Taco restaurant and were intrigued. Kat and I promised to check it out before we left LA. On … Continue reading

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Hendry Ranch Wines In Napa Valley

J and I booked a tour of Hendry Ranch Wines because it was ranked #1 on TripAdvisor for activities in Napa. It had some of the best reviews ever. We decided this was our winery tour and tasting place. The … Continue reading

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How to Eat Tostitos with a Hint of Lime Properly

There are certain foods that are forever linked with my best friend’s beach house: oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter kiss cookies, pasta, and Tostitos with a Hint of Lime. So many summers were spent snacking on those delicious foods. … Continue reading

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Bluebell Cafe

In search of a breakfast place on my birthday, I tripped over Bluebell Cafe on 3rd ave near 22 nd st. Close to Lyric Diner. I resigned myself to a so-so breakfast at Lyric, but the birthday gods saw fit … Continue reading

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NY Foods

Here’s a sampling of the delish foods from my week in the city so far….Indian, Mexican, Chinese.

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