Archive for December, 2011

A Delicious Tour Of Italy’s Barolo Region

Wineries/Cantinas Following is a list of wineries and cantinas (tasting rooms) and their contact information. Cantinas are open to the public, but not all producers conduct public tours of their wineries; those that do are by reservation only. Be sure

Grilled Chestnuts With Bourbon Cider Reduction And Salty Maple Sugar

Chef Chad Lumbra I am a huge fan of grilling in the winter. It’s a great way to free up some kitchen space and cook some great food during the holidays. Chestnuts 2–3 lb whole chestnuts in the shell Bourbon

Take A Moonlight Hike

At seven o’clock, the full January moon, sheathed in a fine haze, still holds its just-risen orange hue. A group of hikers who have gathered in the Mount Tom parking lot off Prosper Road use the moon’s glow to fasten their snowshoes. We switch on our headlamps to peer at each other while making introductions, shaking gloved hands as we await the hike leader, who has gone ahead to prepare our destination cabin for our arrival by starting a fire in the woodstove.

Celebrate The New Year At Le Chateau Frontenac In Quebec City

Standing high on a bluff overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is not merely a hotel located in the heart of Old Québec, it is the heart of it. At Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, guests are guaranteed a memorable and inspiring stay in one of the world’s most beautiful—and walkable—cities.

Dog Sledding With Braeburn Siberians: Go For a Ride

The Best View in the World It’s not easy keeping up with Katharine Bennett and her husband Alex MacLennan, let alone their team of Siberian huskies. It’s a perfect winter morning, and we’re on top of a mountain along Vermont