Just time for a quick visit to this museum in centro Milano. Each piece, whether dresses, shoes, purses, jewelry is marked with the year and season of the collection. Armani bought these “silos” that were used to store food which Armani believes is “essential for life”….For me, just as much as food, clothes are a part […]
Karen’s Quiche’s (Cherry Tomato and Broccoli for today) are the best with the best ingredients-heavy cream, organic free-range eggs and Jarlsberg cheese.
December 1 freezing rain here in London (et al). New Horizons 20th Anniversary Concert is at 1:30pm. Residents shared this information about BEET JUICE— Roads are spread with this mixture before the storm. Chemistry at work. “When mixed with salt brine, beet juice helps the salt brine work at lower temperatures to treat icy or […]
Buy a membership, choose the wines you wish to sample and you are on your way to a very social evening. We also brought the wine to our table and enjoyed the Best Crispy Brussels Sprouts to date. Winery located in Illinois and sources “juice” from all over. Several restaurants around. https://chwinery.com
Of course, Montreal Bagels are famous. We stopped at 2 bakeries, Real Bagels and St. Viateur ( https://www.stviateurbagel.com). Quite a production scene. Huge pile of dough, cut into long ropes, shaped, dipped into honey water, baked in wood burning huge oven, then coated with various seeds. Difference between Montreal and NY bagels: primarily, no salt. Long […]
Lots to do in Ottawa including tours of Senate and House of Commons (in temporary digs during 10 year restoration of Parliament buildings). Great walking town, wide sidewalks, Sparks St. promenade (no cars), public art and great food. Oops, no changing of the guard after summer. https://www.historymuseum.ca
Plymouth Michigan is my latest favorite. Warm October evening, residents walking around town square observing hay bale sculptures, folk eating at outdoor restaurant areas and the biggest surprise was a grocery store housed in a former historical post office building. Westborn Market is worth a visit. We chose some ready-made salads and ate outside on […]