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Limoncello and Finocchietto From Sorrento, Italy

In Sorrento and along the Amalfi Coast of Italy, there are two delicious liqueurs made with local lemons and fennel: Limoncello and Finocchietto. These potent liqueurs are typically served in small amounts after a meal, but they can also be added to Spumante or...

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The Martini Cocktail In The Year 2016

With two thousand twenty sixteen being an incredibly unusual presidential election year, it seems the martini should probably the potent drink of choice to calm rattled nerves. It’s classic, elegant, and dependable and that’s exactly what’s needed during times of...

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17 Things To Do In Sorrento, Italy

If you're looking for things to do in Sorrento, Italy, then here's a partial list of activities. When you're done exploring the Amalfi coast line and boating off to Capri, settle down in serene Sorrento for some relaxation, people watching and shopping. 1. Gaze at...

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Ashley Wilkes Cocktail In Vegas

Ashley Wilkes Cocktail In Vegas, originally uploaded by Paul Myrick. Sent from my iPhone.  Wow!  I figured out how to send photos directly from my iPhone to by blog! Robin Davis' Atlanta drink invention has made it to Vegas! 1 part Makers Mark (shaken), topped with 1...

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The Ashley Wilkes Cocktail

Ashley Wilkes Cocktail, originally uploaded by Paul Myrick. Photo is Copyright © 2007 Paul Myrick. For licensing information, please contact the author. Invented by Robin Davis; styled and photographed by Paul Myrick. Add 4 oz. bourbon to martini shaker with ice and...

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Improvements in Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop Since 2008

Here's an example of the improvements in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop since 2008.  This image was shot in camera raw in 2008; however, in my post processing, I just couldn't seem to crop to the falcon without seeing a lot of unwanted noise.  My photograph was not...

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Las Vegas – The Best Of The Strip

Visiting Las Vegas for the first time can be quite overwhelming.  There are the lights, the sounds, the massive casino resort hotels that go on forever, the crowds on the sidewalks, the jumbotrons, the drinks, the slot machines, the music - it all combines to cause...

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Cole Slaw Recipe – Mississippi Fish Camp Style

This cole slaw recipe brings back childhood memories of Friday nights at Mississippi fish camps.  The slightly tangy and slightly sweet cole slaw was always served first before the fried fish, french fries and hush puppies.  Saltine crackers in individual cellophane...

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Tuna Cakes Recipe

This tuna cakes recipe is perfect for a party appetizer or dinner entrée.  I've served them to guests many times with the wasabi remoulade sauce and there are never any cakes left over. Tuna Cakes Recipe Nutrition Information Serving size: 54 g Calories: 113...

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Wasabi Remoulade Sauce Recipe

Spicy wasabi remoulade sauce is perfect with tuna cakes or any seafood. In fact, it's good on most anything needing a spicy, creamy sauce:  french fries, sandwiches, and Brussels sprouts all come to mind. Wasabi Remoulade Sauce Recipe Print Makes about 1 cup of sauce...

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Ride The Pacific Surfliner Train For A Scenic Trip

Take Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner train and enjoy stunning ocean views on California's coastline.  The train route starts at San Luis Obispo and travels all the way down to San Diego with stops all along the coastline, including Santa Barbara, Burbank, Los Angeles,...

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Space Age Retro-Style Posters From NASA – For Free!

This beautiful series of space age retro-style posters, which were commissioned by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, are available in high resolution print-ready files for free. All 14 posters can be downloaded for free from...

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