Stocking your rental apartment kitchen

Lately when we travel, we like to stay in short-term rental apartments. We like the extra space and the flexibility of having our meals in, rather than out at restaurants. We have stayed in fabulous vacation rentals in London, Paris, Healdsburg and Lake Tahoe. Our recent vacation to Donner Lake reminded me that there are

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Hidden Kitchen: Secret Supper Club in Paris

Hidden Kitchen Table Sunday night, March 21st, we were fortunate enough to join a Hidden Kitchen dinner. The Hidden Kitchen is a private supper club in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, offering 10-course, prix fixe dinners four to five times a month for up to 16 guests. All in the comfort of their own living

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Market day in Paris: Marché Raspail, Marché aux Oiseaux, and Marché Parisien de la Création

Champagne Our first full day in Paris, Suzy and I woke first, confirmed the rain had stopped and decided to get out and about, before the others were up. We were both eager to visit our first destination, the open-air food market on the Boulevard Raspail. The five of us arrived on Saturday for a

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