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Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Fast Easy Mediterranean Chicken

Happy Monday! Check out the NEW LOOK Travel*Food*Cool website! Let me know what you think! Summertime and warm weather mean spending time outside with family and friends. Summertime also means that no one really wants to be stuck inside cooking over a hot oven. Hello, barbecue! While […]

Spring Asparagus and Mushroom Fettuccine

Spring Asparagus and Mushroom Fettuccine

Today is Memorial Day in the United States and Monday of the American long weekend (enjoy your day off, my American friends!). While May long weekends often mean that our thoughts turn to summer, I want to take advantage of the fact we’re still in […]

Dinner for One – Fast and Fresh

Dinner for One – Fast and Fresh

Solo eating! There are a lot of days when I come home from work and it’s only me and Miss Corona. Pete is in Calgary and I’m not out with friends for dinner every night. Usually, there are leftovers in my fridge as I normally […]

Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Easy Marinated Chicken Thighs

Everyone is so busy! Work! School! Kids! Kids’ activities! No one has a lot of spare time. This is a recipe for the busy. Before you run out the door for work or school, take five minutes and give your chicken thighs a little love. You […]

Tuscan White Beans (a recipe from Dario Cecchini)

Tuscan White Beans (a recipe from Dario Cecchini)

Going to Dario Cecchini’s in Panzano in Chianti is always fun. While getting there may cause a little dizziness as you navigate the switchbacks that climb up and down the hills in the Chianti area, once you get there, the only dizziness you may feel […]

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

Tuscan Tomato Soup (Pappa al Pomodoro)

The other day I was at the Arezzo Antique Market with my friend Nan. I’m a big fan of the Antique Market and have furnished much of the house with furniture and other pieces that I’ve found at the market (click on the Arezzo Finds page […]

My Go-To Spice Mix

My Go-To Spice Mix

THIS JUST IN! TRAVEL*FOOD*COOL CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY!!!!! Details at the bottom of the post! By now, most of you know that I love spicy food. More importantly, I like flavour spice, not just “blow your head off it is soooooo hot” spice. Italian spices are well […]