Portuguese Corner Store & Bakery

portuguese rolls

For weeks my parents told me about this Portuguese bakery that’s near their house. Next time I come down we’ll stop in, they say. Wanted to stop in for a while now, they say. I drove down from Orlando this morning, and, as promised, we dropped in for a look-see. It’s a real find! The store is small, but it’s stocked… 

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portuguese rolls

Portuguese Corner Store & Bakery

For weeks my parents told me about this Portuguese bakery that’s near their house. Next time I come down we’ll stop in, they say. Wanted to stop in for a while now, they say. I drove down from Orlando this morning, and, as promised, we dropped in for a look-see. It’s a real find! The store is small, but it’s stocked… 

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El Paso Ribeye

El Paso Mexican

On a recent trip to Fort Belvoir, I had the opportunity to try some of the local fare, and I ate at El Paso’s more than once (I won’t tell you how many times). My husband grew up in El Paso (Fort Bliss really), so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try a restaurant named… 

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darknstormy

Bahama Breeze Introduces the Dark ‘n Stormy Bermuda Hand-Crafted Cocktail and Half-Price Appetizers

Sunday, March 23, was World Meteorological Day, and Bahama Breeze invited many local bloggers to help them celebrate during happy hour and try the new Dark ‘n Stormy hand-crafted cocktail and half price appetizers. The Dark ‘n Stormy, named for the treacherous waters surrounding the island of Bermuda, is the perfect marriage of Gosling Black Seal Rum and… 

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portuguese fava beans in sauce

Portuguese Fava Beans in Sauce

We lived in Fort Dix, New Jersey, in the 1960s, and Dolores, one of our neighbors who lived across the street, and who was of Portuguese descent (we can’t remember Dolores’ last name), often made Portuguese fava beans in a spicy tomato sauce and shared them with us. Eventually, Dolores taught my mom how… 

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