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Cooking With The Seasons in Southwest Michigan
Leading the charge in support of local agriculture in Southwest Michigan is Judy Kite-Gosh, chef/owner of the Retro Café and Kite’s Kitchen, a catering and specialty food business in New Buffalo. Here are some of Judy's favorite recipes.
Southwest Michigan's Local Food Movement
Southwest Michigan has a vibrant locovore movement picking up steam. Local grassroots efforts are helping to re-invigorate the agricultural base by supporting local family farms and agri-tourism. Restaurants, cafes, and businesses design menus around what’s in season and grown locally.
America The Beautiful Senior Pass Only $10.00
If you’re 62 or over, a U. S. citizen, or permanent resident, the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is a super bargain at just $10.00 and is good for life. This is one of the best deals around.
Greyhound Travel Discounts
Greyhound is still offering a variety of discounted fares including advance purchase fares that might get you as much as 50% off the regular price. Some restrictions apply. Also the Veterans Advantage Card, Student Advantage Discount Card, and Senior Discounts.
The Huntington Library
Guest author Janet Collins visits The Huntington Library. A cultural and botanical oasis within easy reach of downtown Los Angeles, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botancial Gardens offer far more than can be seen in a single visit. Good thing there is a weekday seniors’ discount.
Alexandria, Virginia’s Old Town
Across the Potomac River from Washington, DC lies the town of Alexandria, Virginia. In addition to offering great deals for thrifty travelers, the city’s historic heart provides a unique opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the men and women who helped “create” the United States of America.
Traverse City Chocolate Festival & Recipe
The 2014 Traverse City Chocolate Festival will be held on Sunday, May 4th, 1:00 to 4:00 PM, at the historic Traverse City Opera House. Chocolatiers and chefs will be on hand with trays of decadent chocolate creations for sampling. Also, Katharine Hepburn’s favorite brownie recipe.
The Sea Turtles of St. George Island Florida
Each year along the beaches of St. George Island, in Franklin County, endangered female loggerhead sea turtles, and an occasional leatherback, are driven by their natural instinct to return home again, to lay their cache of 80-100 eggs and start the next generation.
Cherry Recipes from Michigan
Two more great recipes from Michigan cherry growers: Cherry Cashew Cookies, Yummy!! and Cherry Angel Dessert, Ohh La La!
Cherry Blossom Time in Traverse City
Traverse City, Michigan bills itself as the “Cherry Capital of the World.” With 75% of the world’s tart cherries, used for pies, pastries and jams, produced in the area, they have good reason to make such a claim. Read on for a great Quick 'n' Cherry Chicken recipe.
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