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Citrus Recipe Compilation
February is the season for citrus and an ideal time to up your intake of Meyer lemons, Sumo oranges, pomelo
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Homemade Ricotta Recipe
While we were in Italy last year (see “Italy 2016” photo diaries), we worked as farmers at an Agriturismo outside
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Peanut Butter Protein Balls
I used to be one of those people who wouldn’t eat after a workout. I’d have a cup of coffee
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Mineral Water: the benefits
European women have been enjoying (and swearing by) the benefits of mineral water for years.  Mineral water first illuminated my
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Three Coffee Spots Off Your Radar: Capitol Hill, Seattle WA
Start your work week off at one of these local, Seattle favorites for a coffee and a pastry: Tuck into
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Coffee in Rome: How to Order & Where to Go
Click here to read my advice for ordering coffee in Rome and where to do it!  Below is an excerpt
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Active Travel in Tuscany: Search, Harvest, Cook, and Taste
Gourmandly designs food and wine tours for hungry and curious travelers. They call Bainbridge Island, WA their home, and this
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Snapshots from Barcelona
Hola fellow foodies! Gourmandly and I have teamed up again (yea!!!) to talk travel and tantalize your wanderlust. Gourmandly designs
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5 Great Coffee Spots: Hobart, Tasmania
Jemima Phelps is the author of fiddle & spoon, a beautifully photographed lifestyle blog. Her topics lean toward fashion, travel,
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Pacific Northwest Snapshot: A Day on Orcas Island
Gourmandly designs food and wine tours for hungry and curious travelers.  They call Bainbridge, WA their home, and this team
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7 Restaurants Less Traveled: Italy
Hungry for a meal off the beaten path? Read my guide before your next trip to Italy “7 Restaurants Less
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The Italian Elevator
There are 156,349 reasons why I love Italy, but one of them has to be how petite things are: coffee,
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Italy 2016: Driving through Amalfi at Sunset
In my post, Itay 2016: Spelling Matters, I mentioned our efforts to reach Ravello for a Tuesday morning market.  Unfortunately
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Italy 2016: Spelling Matters
We learned a valuable travel lesson, especially in Italy.  Spelling REALLY matters.   Eddie and I trade travel planning responsibilities
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Italy 2016: Textures of Amalfi
The photos are wrong.  Amalfi and the surrounding Massa Lubrense are impossible to capture with a lens.  The enormity, expanse
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