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CHILE | Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca

CHILE | Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca

Chile, the longest country in the world, is incredibly diverse topographically and culturally. There is so much to enjoy. The primary reason for my visit was a Global Village build with Habitat for Humanity in Santiago, but I was fortunate to be able to also visit the Atacama and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) while I … Continue reading

Smells Good in Here Potato Soup

Smells Good in Here Potato Soup

Menu planning for the week.  I ask myself, “What seems good to me this time of year, as birds and temperatures head south, winter is imminent yet the days are still filled with plenty of sunshine wrestling the cool breezes?”  Soup.  Definitely soup. I comb through recipes pre-grocery shop as I usually do and I … Continue reading

The 8 Hour Layover – Madrid

The 8 Hour Layover – Madrid

Turns out public transportation in Madrid is cheap and efficient from Barajas International Airport. Getting into the city center below ground has the advantage of both saving time and money. But, first, you have to figure out how to get out at this large and chopped up airport. I had to ask someone to be … Continue reading

cHoCoLaTe HoLiDaY gRaNoLa!

cHoCoLaTe HoLiDaY gRaNoLa!

Gluten free, Sugar free Where I live in the northeastern USA, it’s cold in December. It’s also a busy time getting ready for this month’s holidays. This is a wonderful treat and makes a great gift which is why I usually have to make double batches! It’s another version of my original Global Staci Granola … Continue reading

Pefect Pistou!

You’ve picked the last of summer’s sweet basil and whizzed it into that bright green, fragrant magical spread: pesto. You even froze some for later didn’t you? Time to let some of it thaw on the bench while you prepare the perfect cool weather accompaniment to that savory summer sauce. The ubiquitous Provencal wonder soup, … Continue reading

Super Snack!  Crunchy Kale Chips

Super Snack! Crunchy Kale Chips

If I’ve made these once, I’ve made them 50 times!  They are delicious (better than you’d think), good for your body and everyone loves them!  My kids and their friends even like them.  They have the satisfying crunch of a salty potato chip but all the health benefits of a leafy green.  They have become an … Continue reading