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Taco Salad Recipes

Taco Salad Recipes

Taco salad is a crunchy Mexican salad that is colorful and tasty. There are several taco salad recipes, as this is a versatile salad. You could add your own ingredients and make your own version of taco salad. However, if you make taco salad at 

Caribbean Travel Tips

Caribbean Travel Tips

Need  Caribbean travel tips? Want firsthand knowledge about the places to visit and places to stay? What about fun things to do while in the Caribbean? Safety tips? Weather tips? Diving tips? If you find yourself asking these questions as you plan your next Caribbean 

Trevi Fountain Piazza del Popolo

Trevi Fountain Piazza del Popolo

Trevi Fountain Piazza del Popolo are our next stop and third in a series of blogs (first blog here) where we explore Rome Florence Venice with friends.  My wife and I never pass up an opportunity to visit Italy!  So at dinner one night with 

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

This is the second in a series of blogs called Exploring Rome Florence Venice select here for the first blog.  My wife and I never pass up an opportunity to visit Italy!  So at dinner one night with friends they told us they were visiting 

Exploring Rome Italy With Friends

Exploring Rome Italy With Friends

This is the first in a series of blogs called Exploring Rome Florence Venice.  My wife and I never pass up an opportunity to visit Italy!  So at dinner one night with friends they told us they were visiting Italy for the first time, Rome, 

Cruising On The MSC Seaside

Cruising On The MSC Seaside

February 2019 my wife and went “Cruising On The MSC Seaside”  thru the western Caribbean!  This was a spare of the moment booking so we didn’t have a lot of time to research the ship or the MSC Company.  A quick search turned up a 

Walking Italian Cities

Walking Italian Cities

Rome Florence and Venice are wonderful walking Italian cities. My wife and I and our friends traveled to Rome, Florence and Venice this blog is prelude to our daily blogs.  Hope you find the information informative and helpful. Be prepared for hills and cobblestones, steps 

Trevi Fountain Piazza Poli

Trevi Fountain Piazza Poli

The Trevi Fountain Piazza Poli (Fontana di Trevi) is one of the most beautiful fountains in the world. Located in Piazza Poli, the Quirinale district of Rome, located at the junction of three roads. These three roads (tr vie) give the Trevi Fountain its name, 

Visiting Rome Florence Venice

Visiting Rome Florence Venice

venice 1 Day one Italy trip with Russ and Carol This is a diary of our Italy trip with friends Russ and Carol. We will be visiting Rome, Florence and Venice everyday will be an adventure. Also we will give recommendations on things to see, 

Sanibel Capativa Island Adventure

Sanibel Capativa Island Adventure

  We just left our friends in Bonita Springs and started our  Sanibel Capativa Island Adventure , since we have never been here we were not sure what to expect! But we are always looking forward to seeing new places. Driving on Summerlin Road headed 

Cinque Terre Italy

Cinque Terre Italy

The Cinque Terre “Five Lands” is a rugged portion of coast line on the northwest of Italy in the Liguria region.  It comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the five villages, and the surrounding hillsides are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park.  All the villages 

Simple Meatball Recipe

Simple Meatball Recipe

  Meatballs are very easy to make!  I have followed this Simple Meatball recipe for years with great success.  Also meatballs freeze very well so make extra for the freezer.  This is a base recipe so feel free to add your personal touch. Like additional 

Preparing Your Must

Preparing Your Must

Wine making made easy? Yeah, right!” This might be what you are thinking as you click on this article. Really, I assure you, wine making is a very easy thing to do. What makes it seem daunting is all of the variables and options you 

Moroccan Cooking

Moroccan Cooking

There are lots of cooking recipes and dishes of different cultures and nations but none is more unique and competitive than Moroccan cooking. Mainly due to the diverse cooking recipes and foods which are beautiful to your eyes beyond your imaginations. The diversity of Moroccan 

Cheese Enchiladas

Cheese Enchiladas

Mexican fare is a very delicious cuisine. The basic burrito or taco is commonly known as comfort food if you want some spicy and easy to put together. However, if you want something more creative to celebrate Cinco de mayo (Mexican Independence Day), it is 

Homemade Pancake Ingredients Ideas

Homemade Pancake Ingredients Ideas

Homemade pancakes are great solution for breakfast during the weekend. Ready pancake mixes are sometimes considered a “big time saver”, but I think that making pancakes from scratch hardly requires much more effort. Basic pancake batter is made of flour, eggs, milk and sometimes melted 

Banana Pancake Recipe

Banana Pancake Recipe

Do you need a good banana pancake recipe? Jack Johnson’s recent song, “Banana Pancakes,” have made this yummy breakfast treat popular again. The chorus of his song says, “Maybe we can sleep in, I’ll make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now…and we 

Anzac Biscuit Recipe

Anzac Biscuit Recipe

Anzac Biscuits are a sweet biscuit have been made in Australia for generations. They are very popular and one batch doesn’t ever seem to last long enough. This Anzac Biscuit Recipe is very easy to make with very little preparation. I have a few basic ingredients 

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal is a winter time favorite.  Did you know that Canada produces more oats than the United States, Canada is number three worldwide and the U.S. is number four. APPLE  CINNAMON  OATMEAL 1 1/2 c. water 1/4 tsp. salt 2/3 c. quick cooking 

Lasagna Recipe

Lasagna Recipe

I love Italian dishes and have tried to perfect my lasagna recipe for years. After many variations, this recipe is my best!   The butter sauce elevates this lasagna to the next level. Buon appetito! Lasagna Sauce: 1 lb ground beef or ground sirloin (substitute Italian 

Benefits of Oatmeal in Your Diet

Benefits of Oatmeal in Your Diet

Looking for a great way to get your day started in the right direction? A good breakfast can play an important role on how you go about the rest of your day. A bowl of oatmeal every morning can do you wonders. Oatmeal is packed 

Homemade Dinner Rolls And Biscuits

Homemade Dinner Rolls And Biscuits

Here are a couple of recipes for Homemade Dinner Rolls And Biscuits that are easy and the best part is that the diabetics in your family can enjoy them, too. The Easy No-Knead Dinner Rolls are as the name implies. They are easy and taste 

Cooking Quinoa

Cooking Quinoa

I have to tell the truth. When I first heard about quinoa, I was more than a tiny bit doubtful. How could a meal which had a great number of health benefits really taste good at the same time? A friend of mine had been 

Italian culture

Italian culture

While Italy is a country known for its art, food and fashion, it is also well know for it’s rich and uniquely Italian culture. It’s a country in which culture, history and traditions blend beautifully with modern trends. One of the most interesting things about 

Italian Herb Garden

Italian Herb Garden

Can you imagine how Italian food would taste without herbs? Try to imagine eating pesto minus basil or eating Italian sausage without the fennel seeds. Not to mention the huge role that garlic plays. Actually, when just thinking of Italian food you start to think 

Make High Quality Wines

Make High Quality Wines

Wine making at home is not complicated and the myths of only producing homemade vinegar are totally unfounded. Stick to these simple rules and you will be able to make  high quality wines full of character – that you are proud to serve your friends 

Madrid Tourist Attractions

Madrid Tourist Attractions

The Capital of Spain, Madrid City, is the home of over three million people, which makes it the largest city in the country. Following is a description of Madrid Tourist Attractions along with general information. This city is also one of the most developed cities 

Healthy Soul Food Cooking

Healthy Soul Food Cooking

Soul food recipes had a reputation for tasting good and leaving you with that satisfied feeling, but it also a reputation of being unhealthy. Much of the taste came from heavy calories and fattening ingredients. These ingredients had many medical risks attached to them based 

Wine Making Yeast

Wine Making Yeast

It is common among winemakers who don’t have that much experience in the art of making wine to basically overlook the very real importance of Wine Making Yeast in the wine making process. This is surprising for the simple fact that it is actually the 

Romagna Appenine Adritic Sea

Romagna Appenine Adritic Sea

ROMAGNA: NESTLED BETWEEN THE APPENINE AND ADRITIC SEA! The trip to Romagna in Fall 2017 was one of the best experience of my many journeys  through uniquely gorgeous Italy. Best of Romagna did show that it’s best! We Started in Bologna at a lovely central