Category Archives: Holidays

Bunny Peeps Brownies Make Special Easter Treats

Since Therese and I were planning to attend a family Easter dinner this year at my nieces house, and I knew there would be young people present (i.e., less than 5 years old), I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading

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Fete Nationale Fireworks Cap Off Thrilling Rouen July 14

Faith’s week with us in Rouen included July 14th, France’s national independence day, which we in the U.S. tend to call Bastille Day, but they just call it “Fete Nationale.”  We wanted to make sure that her Fete Nationale experience … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Preview from the Dairy Free Traveler Kitchen

Like all of you probably, I am busy on this day before the big holiday cooking and baking, but I wanted to spend at least a few minutes giving you a Thanksgiving Preview from the Dairy Free Traveler Kitchen. For Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread, Zwiebelkuchen, Squash Focaccia: Thanksgiving Tryouts

Therese and I are planning on having a fairly big Thanksgiving, possibly hosting for as many as 9 people.  And we are doing a different menu this year, with goulash as the headliner rather than turkey (it seems like I’m … Continue reading

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Eglise Ste-Jeanne D’Arc, Brasserie Paul: May Day in Rouen, Part Two

Our May Day in Rouen, which had begun with an exploration of the excellent Gros-Horloge, continued with a visit to the Eglise Ste-Jeanne D’Arc.  Then later, we would go for a walk searching out other sights that might be open … Continue reading

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Monk’s Café on New Years Day: starting off the year in Philadelphia

For years, Therese has been wanting to spend New Years in Philadelphia.  Mainly, she has been wanting to see the famous Mummers Parade.  We arrived on New Years Eve, but I was suffering from a 24-hour bug, so our celebration … Continue reading

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Christmas in Charleston: Dairy Free in the Lowcountry

I’m spending Christmas in Charleston, South Carolina with Therese and her mom Eileen, and I can tell you, this is nirvana for people who like to eat.  Not that there aren’t other things to do – and we are doing … Continue reading

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