Category Archives: Travel & Culinary News

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Night of the Dead in Patzcuaro, Mexico

Frank and I traveled to Mexico in late October of this year.  We love to experience the colorful culture, kind people, and delicious cuisine of Mexico any time of the year, but this trip had a specific purpose: to experience … Continue reading

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Diana Kennedy “The Matriarch of Authentic Mexican Cooking”

Diana Kennedy is a pioneer in her crusade to enlighten others about authentic Mexican food. This latest article in the Washington Post (read here) has caused quite a stir. Diana Kennedy is 87 years young, feisty and outspoken. I’d love … Continue reading

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The Origins of Salsa de Orizaba

Feb. 2008 Orizaba Pico de Orizaba the highest mountain in all of Mexico towers 18,800 feet above the city.  Isolated villages tucked among the majestic peaks of the snow capped volcano are home to a people that trace their ancestry … Continue reading

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Travel Tales

We have been so busy this last six months, traveling the back roads of Mexico, sampling all manner of regional fare, and meeting and greeting the most interesting local folk. To put it simply we’re having the time of our … Continue reading

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