50th Anniversary JFK “Ich bin ein Berliner” Speech

It’s hard to believe its the 50th Anniversary of JFK’s “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech. On June 26, 1963, U.S. president John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin for the 15th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. He was the first American president to visit the city after the Berlin Wall was divided August 13, 1961. Kennedy […]

National Strawberry Shortcake Day

Today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day and I must pay homage to the old-time American classic by preparing and serving it for dessert tonight. But really, I don’t need an excuse to serve it, but it helps. Strawberry shortcake by stu_spivack In order to make an authentic Strawberry Shortcake recipe, you’d need shortcakes (a sweet […]

Top Five Airports for Dining

The 2013 World Airport Awards were recently announced and the winners awarded their well-deserved accolades. Honestly, it’s not easy running an airport and satisfying finicky travels—myself included. As in previous years, travelers from around the world participated in the quality survey to decide which airports received the industry’s most prestigious awards. The methodology is pretty […]

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with Aguas Frescas

Cinco de Mayo (Fifth of May in Spanish) is a holiday celebrating Mexico’s victory over France during the Battle of Puebla in 1862. On May 5th throughout cities and towns in Mexico and the United States, expect to find elaborate parades, street festivals, mariachi music performances celebrating Mexican culture and heritage. Whether you party at home, […]

Frankfurt Green Sauce Recipe

The Frankfurt Green Sauce is a healthy low-calorie, vegetarian alternative topping for potatoes. Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Serving: Makes 4 portions Seven Edible Emerald Sauce /Frankfurt Green Sauce) Ingredients 1 package of Frankfurt Green Sauce herbs or 10 – 12 ounces total; equal amounts of borage, burnet, chervil, chives, garden sorrel, parsley, […]

The Eierautomat Experience

I’ve become quite intrigued with eggs lately especially since I’ve been passing the Eierautomat sign on the highway for a many years now, so I finally decided to check it out. After all, its Easter, a time to color and eat eggs–and lots of them. During my travels to Holland I have driven past plenty of Broodje […]