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The Food of French St. Martin – Part 4, Dining In

When we visit St. Martin, we enjoy dining in almost as much as dining out! Love the cute kitchen I get to cook in: Come on in…. All the local and imported products make for some wonderful home-cooked meals… Of course we do a lot of grilling… We even grill the bread! Yum! I use […]

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The Food of French St. Martin – Part 3, Grocery Shopping

Sorry, I’m still harping on about the food of French St. Martin. Could be I’m a little obsessed? It’s just that I have all these lovely photos to share: The combination of imported French products and local fare is just too tempting. And the bread, oooh the bread. I couldn’t get enough of these poppy-encrusted […]

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The Food of French St. Martin – Part 2, Mardi Gras

With all the swirling sights and thumping beats of the Marigot Mardi Gras crew bands and trucks, I was somewhat distracted from the food offerings…       Nevertheless, several parade vendors caught my eye…   I loved the way all these snacks were stuffed into a shopping cart:     And the way this […]

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The Food of French St. Martin – Part 1, Dining Out

There are so many amazing places to eat in French St. Martin – I thought I’d share a few of my favorite spots with you. Coco’s on Orient Beach is my first pick for breakfast. The café au lait is just to my liking, and the omelets are light and fluffy. The view’s not half bad […]

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2012 in Review – Thank You Visitors Near and Far!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. I am so honored to have so many visitors from around the world! Thanks everyone! Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the […]

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Sunshine Award

It was such an honor to be granted the Sunshine Award by Richard from REM Cooks. Richard is an attorney by day, and chef extraordinaire the rest of the time. I hope you enjoy his creations as much as I do. Rules of the Sunshine Award Accept the award. Post the award on your blog together […]

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For Mom and Apple Pie

If I close my eyes, I can smell tangy citrus mingling with the aroma of warm butterscotch. A feathery light, golden yellow cake appears in my mind, glistening with a sweet drizzly glaze, sparkling with lemon zest – my mother’s unique and lovely Lemon Bundt Cake. My mother, Evelyn, cooked with the hands of her […]

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