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Thai Seafood Recipes: How to Cook the Best Dishes

Spicy curries, tropical coconut, juicy mango, and fresh seafood. Do these phrases have your mouth watering? If they do, you are not alone. I have a cure for those Thai food cravings that I will share with you. By cooking Thai seafood recipes at home, you can have these delicacies whenever you want them. Are […]

Best Parades in the World: Where to Find Them

I love a parade! The beat of the drum from the marching bands, the elaborately costumed performers, the colorful floats, and little kids sitting on their father’s shoulders so they can see. Growing up on the south shore of Long Island, I always wanted to see one of the big parades in New York City. […]

Best Gifts for Mixologists: Unique Home Bar Gifts 2022

The clink of ice in a glass, the swish of booze in a cocktail shaker, do you know someone who loves those sounds? Maybe they like to sample new drinks when they go out, and then try to recreate them at home. Maybe you know someone who has wondered, “how can I become a mixologist?” […]

What is the Best Gift for Road Trippers Now in 2022?

My husband and I love taking and planning road trips. It gives us a great feeling to get in our car and go. Subsequently, we love riding along listening to tunes and singing. And of course, we love getting out and visiting spots along the way. With a road trip, the traveling is as much […]

Anime Dinner Recipes: How to Make 5 Meals Yourself

Like most teenagers, mine is into anime and Manga. And like most teenagers, mine spends a lot of time on the Internet. While this can be bad at times, this time he found an exciting prospect, a book by Diana Ault called Cook Anime. Diana researched many foods found in favorite anime series and put […]

Discover Downtown Mount Dora: Live, Love, Explore

Do you like the feel of a small town, meandering through tree lined streets, finding hidden antique shops or a village market? If you answer “yes” then you will love downtown Mount Dora. This is the kind of place I picture an old fashioned 4th of July parade and picnic to take place. With Donnelly […]

Epcot Disneyworld: Discover Future World, Then and Now

Epcot Disneyworld is by far my favorite theme park. It may not be where people go when they want thrill rides like Busch Gardens. It may not be the magical place of fairytales like Magic Kingdom. However, since I first visited in 1984, this park has sparked my imagination more than any other. Back then, […]

pumpkin ravioli topped with basil and romano cheese

Ravioli Recipes: How to make various fillings and more advanced pasta recipes

I decided to write this post as a follow up to Homemade Pastas which focused mainly on pasta making techniques. In that post I used a basic cheese filling for all of the pastas. I decided to write these additional ravioli recipes for those that want a bit more variety. I also included several add […]