Calabacitas- Southwestern succotash!

Fresh from the garden…..
Calabacitas is New Mexico’s own special version of what, as a kid, I called succotash. Snapping fresh corn, just barely cooked, crunchy zucchini, tangy mild chilies, a bit of sweet shallots, and vine ripened tomatoes make this dish taste like a mouthful of summer’s sunshine.

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Sevilla… warmth and beauty abound!

Trains, planes and automobiles … and 24 hours of travel time, we finally arrived in glorious Sevilla. Opting for the more scenic travel route from Madrid to Sevilla we hopped aboard the very comfortable, clean and quiet Renfe train at Atocha Station. (A quick tip on getting there from…

Sailing the Fjords of Greenland

A first glimpse of Greenland…..
Just above the Denmark Strait, north of Iceland, lies the entrance to Scoresby Sund.   This remote area is one of the largest fjord systems in the world, situated in the virtually unpopulated Eastern Coast of Greenland. For 8 days in August I explored this waterway…

So Peachy Keen

Memories of a Georgia Peach…..
My grandmother (Big Gog) hailed from Macon, Georgia and every summer when we were kids she would drive her little white Corvair up to visit us in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tucked snuggly behind her seat would be an old fashioned wooden bushel of luscious pink Georgia…

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