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Eating in Big Sky Country: Montana

Tasty Travel

By Brette Sember

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Destination: Montana

Book: Open Range: Steaks, Chops & More From Big Sky Country by Jay Bentley and Patrick Dillon


Hitch up your horses, strap on your chaps, and follow the chuck wagon as you read Open Range: Steaks, Chops &  More From Big  Sky Country by Jay Bentley and Patrick Dillon. Montana is on my travel bucket list (and one of my favorite bloggers, Donna Hull at My Itchy Travel Feet has recently moved there), so I was ready to dive into this book and get a real feel for Montana. Continue reading Eating in Big Sky Country: Montana

A Riverboat Culinary Adventure

Tasty Travels

Destination: The Mississippi River

Book: The Delta Queen Cookbook: The History and Recipes of the Legendary Steamboat (NEW Sept. 2912) by Cynthia LeJeune Nobles

Lazy River Meals

by Brette Sember

I vividly recall seeing a paddlewheel steamboat on the Mississippi in New Orleans when I visited as a teen. It was elegant and stately, yet it had an air of flamboyance about it. The giant paddlewheel in the back turned slowly and gently, moving the boat through the muddy water. Passenger steamboats began cruising the Mississippi in the 1700s, providing a relaxed and luxurious way to travel the river and see the beautiful towns and lands of the south. In addition to the sumptuous accommodations, the boats became known for their fine dining. Continue reading A Riverboat Culinary Adventure

Homegrown and Homemade in Maine

 Tasty Travel Thursday

Destination: Maine

Cookbook: Maine Classics: More than 150 Delicious Recipes from Down East  by Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier

Article by Brette Sember

Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier are the owners and founders of Arrows restaurant in Ogunquit, Maine. When the restaurant opened almost twenty-five years ago, it was hailed as a new approach to food: local, flavor-based, and creative. It’s now become a must-stop on any culinary journey through Maine. If you haven’t been lucky enough to travel there and pull up a chair at one of their tables, Gaier and Frasier have written a beautiful cookbook called

Maine Classics: More than 150 Delicious Recipes from Down East  that is almost as good as being there. Continue reading Homegrown and Homemade in Maine