Twist Your Own Pretzel At Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

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The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, established in 1861, is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. Julius Sturgis is located in historic Lititz in the middle of beautiful Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Now, all these years later, the bakery is still operated by the Sturgis family using the same old-fashioned recipe and methods originally established by Julius […]

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Road Foodie: Louisiana Culinary Creations

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From the Deep South to New England and Louisiana to the Southwest, each region has its own distinctive culinary creations. One of the most interesting is Louisiana, a mash-up of cuisines that’s taken place over the years, which includes major contributions from Native American, French, Cajun, Spanish, German, Sicilian, and West African cultures. Boudin, jambalaya, gumbo, […]

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You Say Hot Tamales? Indio Tamale Festival a Foodies Delight

Many residents and snowbirds who winter in the Coachella Valley look forward to this time of year to enjoy holiday lights, Christmas trees, and warm winter weather, but others wait year-round to feast on an array of delicious tamales. Being a foodie who loves tamales, I headed down to Old Town Indio last weekend (December 5-6, 2015) for the […]

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