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The Best Dip, Ever - Straight from Middle Earth

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jan 14, 2017 /
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When I was young, I discovered the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings. Glorious, wonderful, read-yearly books that have influenced thousands, nay, millions of people worldwide.

Taiwanese Night Market Culture: Eat, Drink, and Be Daring

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I’ll never forget my first visit to a night market in Taiwan. It was a total affront on all senses. Too many people jostling for space; too many unrecognizable odors drifting through the air; too many animal organs skewered and on display for growling bellies.

An Eating Tour of Austria

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Ready for another road trip? This time, it's an eating tour of Austria. Let’s be honest and say that you could actually stay in Vienna and eat to your heart’s delight. There’s that much there! But it would also be a disservice to the glorious cuisine that is found all around Austria to just stay in Vienna. Here's why: local versions of a variety of soups, beef, geese, pork, chicken, noodles, cheese, smoked meats, game, and desserts will all make your tastebuds sing.

 

Bacon and Ale Trail? Thank you, Stratford!

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You know how much we love Stratford, Ontario, right? It's the perfect mix of great food, lovely scenery, art, culture, interesting people, and joy. When we visited last fall, we couldn't stop exclaiming over everything - but especially the food. We participated in several food trails, including the Bacon and Ale Trail. Don't drink? I don't, and I loved every single bit of bacony goodness that came my way. Take a look...

4 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Your Snack Cravings While Traveling

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Eating healthy can be a challenge, whether you are trying to get healthier, add more fruits and vegetables to your meals, or if you are simply trying to eat a more balanced diet - especially on the road. You may find one of the greatest roadblocks to improved nutrition is giving into snack cravings - and if so, you are not alone. A 2014 report by Nielsen found that global sales of snack foods have reached nearly $400 billion.

Behind the Scenes of Wisconsin Supper Clubs: Another Round

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One of the hallmarks of the Midwest is gathering - and eating - together. Whether it's family or a chosen family of friends, we love to sit down to good food, laughter, and great conversation. However, each area in the Midwest has different traditions - and Wisconsin has a unique one: that of supper clubs. The state is covered with them - homegrown, comfortable restaurants that serve excellent, tasty, homemade food with such friendliness that other restaurants will start to look rude.

Eating My Way Through A Savor Healdsburg Food Tour

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Sonoma County, California is primarily an agricultural area - food is treated with the reverence and respect it deserves. From olive groves to dairy farms, vineyards to the bounty of the sea, Sonoma County is a place to savor.

How To Celebrate Food Day Canada in St John's, Newfoundland

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How To Celebrate Food Day Canada in St John's, Newfoundland

"Canada is food, and the world is better for it." 
~ Anita Stewart, Food Laureate at the University of Guelph and Food Day Canada Founder

5 Things To Not Miss On A Family Break In France

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When it comes to idyllic spots for family holidays, France is one country that should be included in your bucket list. Children and adults will enjoy the journey, regardless of which part of France they choose to explore. 

5 Things To Not Miss On A Family Break In France

Exploring the gastronomic delights of Istanbul

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Turkey is a remarkable destination that is often overlooked by holidaymakers. From interesting culture and sun-drenched beaches to friendly locals and compelling historical landmarks, who wouldn’t want to visit? Turkey's gastronomic offerings are really exciting for foodies - take your taste buds on a Turkey holiday with these ideas.

Exploring the gastronomic delights of Istanbul

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