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Tillman’s Barbecue

On Saturday Steve and I went to look at a 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bay Class RV that was for sale in Margate, Florida. By coincidence the owner of the RV is also the owner of Tillman's Barbecue! We were a match made in heaven. Tillman Lee Newman and his family own...

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Perfect Flavors by Naomi Nachman

It seems like it has been ages since I have written a cookbook review but Perfect Flavors by Naomi Nachman is the perfect book for a return to reviewing! Naomi is known as The Aussie Gourmet because grew up there. But this book encompasses so much more than recipes...

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JC Raulston Arboretum Raleigh NC

For the last stop on our Parks and Gardens Tour we went to North Carolina State University's JC Raulston Arboretum. Of course we had a delicious lunch at Oak City Diner first and then on to our garden exploration. This was actually our second visit to this arboretum....

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Happy New Year 2019

I just wanted to take this time to wish everyone a very happy, healthy, joyful, prosperous and of course delicious 2019.

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays!!! Wishing everyone a very joyful holiday. I am taking time off to celebrate the holidays with my family. I will be back to regular posting right after the new year.

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Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh NC

Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Raleigh NC is so awe inspiring that it just called to us to enter. The church building is enormous and can be seen from very far away making an impressive statement. Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in...

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WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens

To continue our exploration of parks we went to the magnificent WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina on a cool but sunny April day. We were wowed by the variety of azaleas and other flowers in this small but...

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Pullen Park, Raleigh NC

Each time we are visiting Brian and Eve we ask them for suggestions of new things for us to explore. Pullen Park, Raleigh NC was their immediate response this time. To give you a little bit of history, Pullen Park was founded on...

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My BFF with the Chef Podcast

A couple of months ago Nicole Schwegman, of the fabulous BFF with the Chef Podcast, interviewed me! And after editing out my little Yorkie Hershi barking at a delivery truck it aired on Wednesday. To entice you to listen, comment and subscribe I am posting a trailer...

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NC Museum of Art

Steve and I made a return visit to the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina. The last time we went we were enthralled by their special Art Deco Automobiles Exhibit so we wanted to check out what might be new and exciting. And we picked just the right time for...

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Beasley’s Chicken + Honey

As we are getting ready to visit Raleigh, NC once again to spend Thanksgiving with our son Brian, his wonderful wife Eve and our Grandpups Zoe and Max I realized just how far behind I am with my posts! I have finally finished updating all of the posts from Food and...

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Look What I Found!

Look what I found as I was updating all my posts from my former site Food and Fond Memories. "Departure Date" It made me realize just how long Steve and I have been wanting to become The Traveling Locavores but life just kept getting in the way. Now we are focused and...

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Our Baby The Traveling Locavores

After all of the planning and hard work that  goes into creating a new blog it feels like you are having a baby. So in essence our baby is The Traveling Locavores. Now that Our baby is almost two weeks old we are excitedly watching it grow and thrive. Our goal is to...

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The RV Search Begins

Last week Steve and I decided that it was time for our RV search to begin so he started by looking on Craig’s List to see if there were any for sale near us. Since we enjoyed our 35-foot Damon Intruder when we traveled in 2006 his interest was piqued when he noticed...

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Who Are The Traveling Locavores?

We would like to introduce ourselves to you for those of you who don't already know us. We are Sandy and Steve aka The Traveling Locavores. According to the dictionary a locavore is “a person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food”....

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Here Come The Traveling Locavores!

I know the last time I posted I said I was taking a couple of weeks off and that it has actually turned into a few months. I also told you that there would be big announcement. And that is what this post is all about. I have been working very hard at rebranding my...

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Happy Passover And Easter

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on March 30, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Like many of you I am busy preparing for the upcoming holiday. In my case Passover. As we do every year we are going to our friends’ for the seder. But unlike the other...

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My 9 Favorite Badass Chefs’ Quotes

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on March 23, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) These 9 badass female chefs have made some of my favorite statements and I want to share them with you. I think you agree with me that we are looking forward to a time...

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Penne With Tuna, Capers And Raisins

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on February 22, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Penne with Tuna, Capers and Raisins all began years ago… long before my cookbook, Affairs to Remember, was more than a just a dream. This is a dish that I made first...

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