Story, Indiana Picks New “Village Idiot”

April 1, 2018 Hoosier Craft Beer and Wine Salesman Brings it Home Tiny Town Issues its Highest Honor to Brad Brookbank  ****************************** Story, Indiana.  Since its founding in 1851, Story […]

Easter Train Rides on Vintage Trains

Dancing bunnies, singing rabbits, a cotton-tail waving from the engine room and a Bunny Patch with over 4000 Easter eggs—it’s going to be that kind of Easter celebration for those […]

Ben Watkins, Master Chef Junior

This December I received a notice on my Google calendar that Leila Edwards’ birthday was coming up. It was a painful reminder because Leila, who was a friend, had died […]

Cooking with the Faeries

To me, fairies have always been about the holiday season—think the Sugar Plum Fairy from the Nutcracker Suite ballet and Tinkerbell, the blonde-haired imp who wore a green outfit with matching […]

A Train Ride Out West

Not long ago I traveled with friends to Williams, Arizona, a tiny rodeo-type town on Route 66 which bills itself as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon. On our arrival […]

International Fare in Puerto Vallarta

I was invited to attend the International Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Food Festival, where chefs from around the world including the U.S., India, Sweden, Australia, South America and Europe,  join the executive […]

Claudia Sanders Dinner House

My first stop in Kentucky last week was at Claudia Sanders Dinner House in Shelbyville, a large Southern Colonial style building with a long front porch, tall white columns and […]