Dubai, Sharjah, and a Strange New World

I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced anything more surreal than being out of the country for the 2016 presidential election. I was invited to demo recipes from The Gourmet Kitchen at the Sharjah International Book Fair, just outside of Dubai. The organizers flew me almost halfway across the world to the Middle East, where there

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Wild Blueberry Lemon Cream Tart + a Visit to Prince Edward Island

This Wild Blueberry Lemon Cream Tart is surprisingly light and delicate. Served chilled or at room temperature, it’s a perfect summer dessert. When Wyman’s of Maine invited me on a sponsored press trip to Prince Edward Island, I immediately said yes. As a native Marylander, I love shellfish, and PEI is known for having some of

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Tucson and The Travel Narrative

For as long as I can remember, traveling has brought me tremendous joy and excitement. As I get older, long flights are harder on my back and jet lag has become especially difficult, but that will never stop me from wanting to see the world.

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Cruising on The Carnival Sunshine

Travel blogging has always been a long term goal of mine, and I’ve never been sure how to get started. It was my love of traveling that led me down the path of culinary arts. When I was given the opportunity to spend 8 days at sea on the Carnival Sunshine, it felt like a dream

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I Left My Heart in Prague

There’s only one thing I love as much as getting my hands dirty in the kitchen and that’s traveling around the world. If I won the lottery today I would probably start creating a travel itinerary before even telling my family the good news. Nothing fills me with a sense of excitement and wonder like seeing a foreign country.

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Day of DOVE Chocolate Factory Tour

Are you tired of reading about my recent travels? This is the last travel post for awhile, I promise. But I really want to tell you all about my visit to Mars Chocolate in Elizabethtown, PA for a Day of DOVE® tour! This trip was at the beginning of June but it took a bit

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California Strawberries Farm and Culinary Tour

This post was sponsored by California Strawberries. I was compensated for my time but all opinions are my own! I’ve worked with California Strawberries in the past and I’m a big fan of theirs. So I was honored when they asked me to be a brand ambassador this year. What exactly does that mean? Well,

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Bon Appetit, The Daily Meal and Food52 Test Kitchen Tour

You may have noticed it’s been quiet around here for the past week. I have been one busy bee. I just got back from Camp Blogaway and tomorrow I’m headed to Eat Write Retreat followed immediately by a trip to California to work with CA Strawberries. It’s a very hectic time and I love it.

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