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February 28, 2017 in Culinary / (0) comments

Feb28
Gumbo, South Carolina bike tour

During day 4 of our Charleston to Savannah: A Southern Reel bicycling vacation, travelers will visit the renowned Penn Center—a historic and cultural center for African-American residents of the Sea Islands, colloquially known as the Gullahs.  With roots tracing back to West African countries like Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Gullahs’ ancestral traditions have greatly influenced South Carolina’s coastal cuisine… Read More

November 17, 2016 in Culinary / (0) comments

Nov17
Vermont maple Cream Pie

Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States. With a staggering volume of almost 900,000 gallons harvested every season; the second least populous state is responsible for 6% of the world’s supply of this sweet commodity. While it’s common to see local general stores selling maple candy, maple creemees (Vermont-speak for soft-serve ice cream) and maple-infused… Read More

November 17, 2016 in Culinary / (0) comments

Nov17

With Thanksgiving almost upon us we wanted to pay tribute to one of our favorite parts of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, pie. Learning about local cuisine is such an important part of any vacation, so we thought it would be fun to see how different cultures have placed their own spin on both sweet and savory pies. Key Lime Pie-… Read More

February 25, 2016 in Culinary / (0) comments

Feb25
Eggplant Parmigiana, Sicily, Cooking Class

Travelers on our Sicily: Biking the Southern Coastal Villages tour will get to learn how to make a traditional Italian dish, Eggplant Parmigiana, during an included cooking class while staying at the Killikoros Country resort and Spa outside of Noto. VBT Sales Trainer, Laura B., recently returned from this vacation and shared with us the wonderful recipe for what she… Read More

We don’t mean Elvis, nor the royal home of the Whopper. We’re talking about the German king of vegetables now that it’s white asparagus season. Germans (and many Swiss and Austrian neighbors) are a jubilant bunch of eaters especially with the arrival of spargel—as the German’s call it—the ghostly-white stalk that heralds “spring is here!”  It’s the first crop of… Read More

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