Rüdesheim’s Christmas Market

It only takes a few days in Germany for the 'blogging bug' to bite. Shortly after arriving in Deutschland, I could already smell mulled wine and gingerbread floating about the brisk December air. I had no choice but to visit a Christmas market, or Weinachtsmarkt, to satisfy my cravings. The picturesque town of Rüdesheim, perfectly nestled among vineyards … Continue reading Rüdesheim’s Christmas Market

A German Christmas, with a Spanish Ending

'Tis the season to family, friends, and gaining more weight in one short week than throughout the entire year!  Nonetheless, when your mother so generously cooks you meals, how can you turn them down (even if they aren't Suzanne Somers-approved)? So, in the true spirit of Christmas, the family joined to create the perfect ambience … Continue reading A German Christmas, with a Spanish Ending

Cooking for a Small Holiday Dinner Party – College Edition

I love hosting dinner parties, especially during the holiday season where togetherness, merriment and yes, gluttony, become one.  However, when college, final exams, life and other duties cloud your mind, cooking rarely makes it on your to-do list - let alone cooking for yourself and others (that would require creating food that's not only pleasing … Continue reading Cooking for a Small Holiday Dinner Party – College Edition