Cooking Without Recipes: 5 Easy Restaurant Quality Meals

London broil and zucchini – a meal I make fequently after driving all day.

It is no secret that I like to eat. A lot. I also like cooking without recipes most often. Like everyone else, I am frequently pressed for time. Instead of picking up crappy takeout, I have a few go-to meals . . . → Read More: Cooking Without Recipes: 5 Easy Restaurant Quality Meals

Keeping Your Dog Safe on the 4th of July

Latke will stay in this place for most of July 4th weekend.

Coming up soon is Latke’s least favorite day of the year: the 4th of July. While we celebrate our independence, she shakes with fear wondering how in the hell freedom can be so loud. Latke chimed in with some advice for you, . . . → Read More: Keeping Your Dog Safe on the 4th of July

The Best Time To Take A Cruise Vacation

The most relaxing vacation: a transatlantic cruise.

When is the best time to take a cruise vacation? Any time! If you plan properly, any time of year can be a great time somewhere in the world, if you know a few secrets.

THE CARIBBEAN

Most of my clients in Florida like to cruise the . . . → Read More: The Best Time To Take A Cruise Vacation

Waterfront Brewery, Key West

Service is friendly!

A giant building, right on the water (hence the very creative name) houses Key West’s newest brewery. The Waterfront Brewery has been a long time in the planning stages, and though it has been open for a while now, the rooftop restaurant and music venue is still in the works.

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A Dog’s Rant: Moving A Piano

I’d rather lie on every pillow in the house than type. But I persevered.

This week I’ve had several complaints about Babka the Dog’s lack of blogging these days. Well, I let her know that she was disappointing her fans, and she agreed to relay a story to you. You asked for it.

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Enchantment of the Seas, Royal Caribbean

Enjoy the lemon meringue pie onboard.

Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas recently began sailing three and four-night itineraries from Miami. Earlier in the week, I toured the ship and enjoyed lunch onboard. This 81,000-ton vessel can carry over 2,400 passengers across eleven decks, and is perfect for a quick getaway.

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Key West Summer Dining Specials, Part 1

We always run into friends at Azur.

It’s summer. Each step into the sweltering heat reminds us that (a) it is time to seek air conditioning as often as possible and (b) summer dining specials are ramping up. Part b is the more interesting one to me. I will update you as the summer . . . → Read More: Key West Summer Dining Specials, Part 1

Ends Meat Eatery, Hollywood, FL

Reuben eggrolls. Who knew?

I’ve been hearing and reading all sorts of great things about Ends Meat in Hollywood and decided I needed to check it out for myself. The idea of a good restaurant in downtown Hollywood is enticing, and I was eager to love it, but it wasn’t perfect.

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Surviving on Lettuce, Eliminating (almost) Everything

None for me, at least for a while.

Oh, the joys of getting older and developing new food sensitivities (and poorer eyesight, but that is a different post). After reacting poorly (I won’t bore you with the gastrointestinal details) to several foods, but not knowing exactly which foods, my doctor has suggested an elimination . . . → Read More: Surviving on Lettuce, Eliminating (almost) Everything

Pepe’s Key West, For Dinner

I’ve enjoyed lunch in the outdoor garden on Caroline Street at Pepe’s for years. Others have been patronizing Pepe’s much longer, as it has been around since 1909. Now that summer specials are in full force, we were inspired to check out the dinner offerings. Even at full price, we’ll be back.

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