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Metro-North: Grand Central to Poughkeepsie

Metro-North: Grand Central to Poughkeepsie

Traveling by train from New York City to the Hudson Valley The pictures in this slideshow were taken Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 11:00am and 1:00pm on Metro-North’s Hudson Line. Snow had fallen the previous day so the branches, buildings, and bridges were covered in a […]

Tomatoes: How to Oven Roast

Tomatoes: How to Oven Roast

An exceptional addition to the antipasto platter The difference between home-grown and store bought tomatoes is significant. The color is richer, the texture more complicated, and the flavor fuller and sweeter. Oven-roasting concentrates these flavors. Lightly spray/oil a rimmed baking sheet. Preheat the oven to […]

Parsley: How To Freeze

Parsley: How To Freeze

Have fresh parsley throughout winter Parsley is one of the easiest herbs to grow in a home garden. If you’re growing it, chances are you have more than you need. Parsley freezes exceptionally well. It’s easy to reuse straight from the freezer and its taste and […]

Too Many Cherry Tomatoes?

Too Many Cherry Tomatoes?

How to freeze grape or cherry tomatoes Cherry tomatoes and grape tomatoes are wildly prolific. What can one do with so many tiny tomatoes? Freezing them is one option. It’s really easy to do and come winter you’ll have a brightly colored and flavorful reminder of your summer […]

Best Ride NY: Ulster County

Best Ride NY: Ulster County

Favorite Motorcycle Ride: Greene County to Ulster County, NY This scenic ride is surprisingly direct: 23A to 214. While 23A is the quickest route to the Catskill Mountains from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, it is not heavily travelled during motorcycle season. This short ride, just under an hour, speeds past […]

Best Ride NY: Upstate New York

Best Ride NY: Upstate New York

Favorite Motorcycle Ride: Upstate NY to CT The ride starts at St. Peter’s Church in Spencertown, at the intersection of Routes 203 and Route 7. Fast, windy roads lead out of the village, through the woods and over the mountain. Turning onto 21, the road becomes […]

Best Ride Vermont

Best Ride Vermont

Favorite Motorcycle Ride: Plainfield, Massachusetts to Wilmington, Vermont One of my favorites rides of all is Route 8A between Plainfield, MA and Jacksonville, VT, with the final destination of lunch at Jezebel’s Eatery in Wilmington. The route is fast and windy and often empty of any […]

Best Vermont Campground: Coolidge State Park

Best Vermont Campground: Coolidge State Park

Motorcycle Camping in Vermont Everyone has their own criteria for rating campgrounds. What we’re looking for is peace and quiet, and Coolidge State Park provides that kind of camping experience. There is no lake or swimming pool on site, no craft activities or movie nights. You […]

Motorcycle Rental in Barcelona

Motorcycle Rental in Barcelona

Renting Motorcycles with IMT Bike Barcelona has easy access to a variety of outstanding motorcycle roads. The Sierra Mountains are to the west and the Pyrenees Mountains are to the north. If you’re an experienced rider and plan to travel outside the city, can the car and consider […]

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