German Plum Dumplings – {BlueBoots Goes to Germany – and learns to cook something special!}
Adventure in Normal Life / Culinary Creations and Recipes / Travel

German Plum Dumplings – {BlueBoots Goes to Germany – and learns to cook something special!}

Have you ever tried a traditional German dessert??? What about making one? I’m thinking of summer fruits with this 85+ weather we are being blessed with on the East Coast now, and I was reminded of this terrific cooking lesson. In the summer of 2012, I had the pleasure of visiting my friend from high school and … Continue reading

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Capsule Countdown of 8 Neat Diversions from a Fun Weekend in NYC
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Capsule Countdown of 8 Neat Diversions from a Fun Weekend in NYC

I’ve been a bit go-go-go for since this trip two weekends ago with more traveling and some visitors, which explains the delay. But, I hope that the wait is worth it. In New York City, there are always interesting things to see, even without plans. It seems there’s a story to tell, a conversation starter, … Continue reading

Egyptian Kofta @ Home
Culinary Creations / Culinary Creations and Recipes / Food

Egyptian Kofta @ Home

My gustatory palette has been cycling between Brazilian, Chinese, and Egyptian cuisines lately, much to BrownBear’s delight, and after a lonnnnnnnng and indecisive stroll through the grocery store last week, and a little enthusiastic suggestion from BrownBear I took a deep breath and attempted this home-cooking favorite from my childhood. I’ve written some posts (see links … Continue reading