Food Adventures

Food is at the center of much of our travel: sometimes as the main event, often as the sweet reward. While some of our contributing writers are known for their home cooking, others are better at consuming than producing. Ideas for exploring food with kids: recipes, culinary adventures, family-friendly restaurant reviews, and other food adventures.

Cedar Plank Salmon with a Three Fruit Glaze – An Alaskan Fresh Fish Recipe

by Guest Post

My family visited Alaska prior to a 6-day Alaskan Cruise to Vancouver on Carnival. We flew into Anchorage and stayed at  Alyeska Adventures, a delightful bed and breakfast in Girdwood, AK. We stayed in the Kenai room, and had access to their lovely deck with […]

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Okemo – A Delicious Ski Adventure!

by Sandra Foyt

When I try to recall my first visit to Okemo, all I can remember is my introduction to the Waffle Cabin. The Waffle Cabin® has been around over a decade, and can be found at ski resorts throughout New England, but last winter I was […]

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My Funny Valentine’s Day Story (and Recipe!)

by Sandra Foyt

I have a friend, who will remain unnamed, who nearly ended a budding romance on Valentine’s Day. Early in her courtship, not far past the honey moon period, she received a can of Pringles from the love of her life. Despite this faux pas, the […]

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In Search of the Best Barbecue: Arthur Bryant’s Kansas City BBQ

by Sandra Foyt

I was intrigued when I read that 1,000 Places to Visit Before You Die lists Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque Restaurant in Kansas City, MO. BBQ that’s so good it makes the same list as world heritage sites and natural wonders like the Grand Canyon. Could it […]

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A Family Visit to Mark Twain’s Hometown in Hannibal, MO Is an Adventure of the Imagination

by Sandra Foyt

One of the best reasons for family travel is to broaden a child’s horizons. Combine travel with a good story, and amazing things happen. In the few weeks that my kids and I undertook the Read Across America Road Trip of 2009, my son developed […]

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In Search of the Best Hot Dogs: Tony Packo’s Hungarian Hot Dogs

by Sandra Foyt

Before the epic failure that was the Foodie Adventures Road Trip of 2011, we undertook other family road trips – and other foodie adventures. In the summer of 2009, I took my kids on a two-month long grand adventure – the Read Across America Road […]

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Healthy Fast Food

by Sandra Foyt

Is there such a thing as healthy fast food? It’s tough to make good food choices when you’re pressed for time and  money, but there is a way to minimize the harm. Last spring, my son and I went to a few fast food restaurants […]

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Take the Kids To Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York City

by Sandra Foyt

Kids in Dylan’s Candy Bar Eyes big as saucers, looking on the Technicolor array of candy goodness at Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York City, I had to remind myself that I was the responsible adult. It was so tempting to fill bags and bags […]

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Bear Naked to the Rescue!

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Once every month I drive from Lake George, NY, to Boston to see friends. It’s not a long drive, just under four hours, and it’s a great chance to listen to some Stuff I Missed in History Class. But I do tend to get thirsty, […]

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Christmas Cookies Made from Pringles? Brilliant!

by Sandra Foyt

I never would have thought of it myself. But when I received this Christmas cookie recipe and tips for reusing the canisters from Pringles; well, I had to share! Consider mixing-up your traditional holiday cookie batch this year with a recipe using Pringles crisps. Below […]

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