Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

Blog Directory  >  Travel Blogs  >  Ann Cavitt Fisher travel Blog  > 

Ann Cavitt Fisher Blog
Blogarama's Sponsor
Writer, Traveler, Photographer -- and cancer survivor. Get out there and live life!
Eminem – Stronger Than I Was
2022-03-16 18:57
We woke reasonably late following the feast and free flowing wine the night before. After gathering ourselves and our packs, we headed down to our homestay family’s small dining room f… Read More
Dj Dark – Chill Vibes
2022-03-16 18:57
We woke reasonably late following the feast and free flowing wine the night before. After gathering ourselves and our packs, we headed down to our homestay family’s small dining room f… Read More
Riesling Chicken
2021-03-16 15:15
Why Riesling Chicken? Wine drinkers could be categorized in multiple ways, but one major one is: Category A, those who like sweet wines, and Category B, those who do not. I am firmly a Categ… Read More
Braised Lamb Shanks
2021-02-24 13:41
Kitchen Alchemy The cheapest cuts of meat provide amazing flavors when you apply the correct cooking methods. Whether you’re looking at beef brisket, pork shoulder, or lamb shanks, the… Read More
2021-02-20 19:50
When the polar vortex pushed the massive winter storm Uri deep into the state of Texas this week, millions of people suffered. And are still suffering, even as many residents have finally re… Read More
Coq Au Vin In A Slow Cooker
2020-06-23 17:43
Is there anything more classically French than coq au vin? The dish was developed to take a tough old rooster and turn it tender. Since almost no one uses a rooster these days, so it’s… Read More
Crossing Bessie’s Creek
2020-06-02 16:36
The bolt struck so close to the car that I lurched across the highway, nearly running off the road. The hair along my arms prickled and my hands were shaking as I swerved back into my lane a… Read More
Baby Back Ribs Baked In The Oven
2020-05-12 15:39
Baking Ribs in the Oven While I always advocate for ribs cooked over a live fire — sometimes that just isn’t possible. In my third floor condo, if I started a charcoal fire on my… Read More
Covidding Through The Day
2020-05-06 17:11
Yes, I am officially turning COVID into a verb. But you spell it in lower case. As in, when someone asks, “How are you doing?” from 10 feet away — You respond, “Oh I… Read More
Pork Tenderloin With Tomato Fondue
2020-04-28 19:49
Good lord, this was amazing last night. Pork tenderloin seasoned with my west Texas rub, browned in a skillet, and finished in the oven barded with bacon. To top it off, I made this deliciou… Read More
Shrimp Campechana
2020-04-23 15:06
What is Campechana? A chilled street food from Campeche, Mexico, which mixes shrimp and avocado in a cross between cocktail sauce and salsa. It’s a great favorite in my city of Houston… Read More
Achieving The 1-8 Is Hard Work!
2020-04-20 14:46
Marius here. In case you humans didn’t know it, cats have a goal, a daily goal. And that is to achieve the perfect 18 hours of sleep. Achieving the 1-8 is never an easy thing, but you… Read More
Chicken With Artichokes And Mushrooms
2020-04-14 15:19
What’s for supper? A wonderful dish of chicken with artichokes and mushrooms in a sauce flavored with sherry and rosemary.   How long this takes to cook depends on whether you use… Read More
It’s Dark Times, Harry. Dark Times.
2020-04-13 13:42
Increasingly it feels that we are living in a film, or a bad dream from which we cannot escape. This isn’t the reality I know, anyway. I think all of us feel a little like Harry, Ron… Read More
Chicken With Onion Jam
2020-04-07 13:11
Easy, tasty — and something a little different from the same ole, same ole chicken breast. This quick onion jam is made with dijon and whole grain mustard, and a couple of tablespoons… Read More
Sausage And Roasted Garlic Pasta
2020-04-02 13:08
So day 394 of bunkering down . . . just kidding. But it feels like it, dammit! Here is an easy comfort food recipe sure to make your tummy smile. We need all the smiles we can get! 🙂… Read More
2020-03-31 17:07
During our current COVID-19 reality, turning to our cats and dogs for sanity and relief from the dismal offers a real bright spot. In the spirit of this, I’ll be sharing my kitty pictu… Read More
On Being An Armchair Traveler
2020-03-22 21:13
As the entire world grapples with covid-19, and peoples’ lives are at best completely up-ended, and at worst in great danger, I know the greatest impact I can make is to emulate the gi… Read More
October 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-10-11 16:01
Here we are at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. I took this photograph on the Matrimonial Mesa hike close to sunset on my visit there in the spring of 2017. This is one of my favorite places in Ne… Read More
2019-09-28 23:08
Sausages with grapes, so simple, and SO tasty. Salsicce all’uva is a traditional vineyard worker’s dish, and one of the few examples in Italian cookery where fruit is i… Read More
September 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-09-02 16:56
September 2019! I love the fall, and while it’s still hot in Texas, I look forward to cooler weather and one of my favorite times of the year. For the September calendar image, I&rsquo&hell…Read More
August 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-08-02 16:38
Is it really already August?! This month, I’ve chosen a sunrise photograph from my spring trip to Big Bend National Park for the August 2019 Calendar.   As some of you know, I&rsq&hell…Read More
July 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-07-01 13:02
For July's calendar, we're headed to the Adirondacks in upstate New York. Here's a photograph from an afternoon I spent canoeing at The Wild Center -- on the Raquette River near Tupper Lake… Read More
Vienna Waits For You
2019-06-05 15:50
If the goal of  travel and vacation is to get away from our everyday lives for a while, eat good food, see new things, and relax, then Vienna may be the unsung hero of Europe’s A… Read More
June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar
2019-06-01 14:35
As the weather grows hot for my Texas summer, I find myself looking through my Alaskan photographs and wishing to return. I had a fabulous trip in August 2016, using the Marine Highway syste… Read More
2019-05-22 12:10
Summer. Basil. Basil and summer . . . they just go together. I live in a two bedroom condo, and in the summer, my balcony is a perfect spot for a small herb garden. When the basil is growing… Read More
Nadir In Far West Texas
2019-05-13 14:51
Time travel, tequila, and wide open spaces. My journey into Big Bend. The post Nadir in Far West Texas appeared first on Ann Cavitt Fisher Read More
May 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-05-01 14:11
And here we are in the fifth month of 2019! This time around, I’ve chosen a furry beastie — a sea otter for our May calendar. I photographed him near Sitka, Alaska, on an absolut… Read More
Squash And Corn With Roasted Poblano Peppers
2019-04-23 15:24
This flavorful dish combines fresh squash and corn, with the smoky flavor of a roasted poblano pepper. The tomato adds a little kick of acidity. I used yellow squash this time, because I&rsq&hell…Read More
I’ll Always Return To Prague
2019-04-10 17:33
Writer Glenn Kaufmann explains why Prague continues to draw him -- one of those cities that he'll never tire of visiting. The post I’ll Always Return to Prague appeared first on Ann Ca… Read More
April 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-04-01 13:17
For April's wallpaper, I chose one of my photographs of the rugged coasts and spring wildflowers of Cornwall in England. The post April 2019 Calendar Wallpaper appeared first on Ann Cavitt F… Read More
2019-03-02 12:59
For many of my friends still buried in ice an snow, here is sunset near the island of Antigua for the March 2019 Calendar Wallpaper. Note: On my MacBook Pro, I saved the Wallpaper onto my de… Read More
Has Celebrity Cruises Sailed Over The Edge?
2019-02-21 13:43
Celebrity's newest ship disappoints large percentage of core customers: a Celebrity Edge cruise review. The post Has Celebrity Cruises Sailed Over the Edge? appeared first on Ann Cavitt Fish… Read More
Into Dutchess County: Finding New York
2019-01-28 20:09
If all you think is BIG CITY when you hear "New York," then it's time for you to come with me to Dutchess County. The post Into Dutchess County: Finding New York appeared first on Ann Cavitt… Read More
Fast Pickled Onions
2019-01-12 14:02
Meet one of my new favorite condiments! Fresh pickled red onions -- a sweet, bright acidity that brings a real pop of flavor to so many things, from pulled pork, to chicken salad and sliced… Read More
January 2019 Calendar Wallpaper
2019-01-07 15:33
Happy 2019!  For January’s calendar, I’ve chosen a photograph I took of the Medici Lion in  the Piazza Signoria in Florence. I love traveling in Italy, and Florence is… Read More
Oven Roasted Pork Butt
2018-12-16 19:53
This slow roasted pork butt is cooked at 250° for nine to ten hours, then finished in a blazing hot oven to make deliciously crisp fat. The result? Tender pulled pork that melts in your… Read More
Mom’s Pot Roast
2018-12-10 15:48
With my Mom's pot roast, we're traveling back in time to the 1960's for a succulent, melt in your mouth favorite. I promise -- it's worth the trip! The post Mom’s Pot Roast appeared fi… Read More
December 5 Marks The End Of Prohibition
2018-12-06 20:29
And doesn’t that deserve a big celebration?! Last year, I was in San Antonio, Texas, at the Esquire Tavern — which opened its doors on December 5, 1933, in response to the death… Read More
Slow Cooker: Southwest Chicken Stew
2018-12-03 13:57
When the days grow short, and the weather turns chilly this Southwestern Chicken Stew really hits the spot. It's rich, flavorful comfort food -- and it's easy. The post Slow Cooker: Southwes… Read More
December 2018 Calendar Wallpaper
2018-12-01 14:03
Here we are, in the final month of 2019. I don’t know about you — but this year has flown by for me. This month’s photograph is of the Alamo, and the Christmas tree on the… Read More
Liverpool, Manchester, And The North
2018-11-25 18:28
Why visit Liverpool & Manchester? Flights to Manchester are often less expensive than flights to London. Additionally, these vibrant cities offer great activities and sporting events, P… Read More
Boofie’s Cornbread Dressing
2018-11-21 20:13
My grandmother's Southern cornbread dressing, perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. The post Boofie’s Cornbread Dressing appeared first on Ann Cavitt Fisher Read More
November 2018 Calendar Wallpaper
2018-11-01 15:13
November's Calendar Wallpaper image is a male leopard I photographed in the Luangwa National Park in Zambia when we were on safari there last summer. Isn't he a beautiful boy!  The post… Read More
Ann’s Oysters And Artichokes
2018-10-19 16:53
Oysters Dunbar. If you know what I’m talking about, simply hearing the name of the dish is enough to make you salivate. Corinne Dunbar’s in New Orleans was a special place &mdash&hell…Read More
A Trip From Ireland To Wales
2018-10-17 14:51
Going to Ireland? Consider a side trip from Ireland to Wales! People often ask about a Dublin to Wales ferry. First you'll take the train to the ferry port at Rosslare. The post A Trip from… Read More
Journal: Enjoying Flo And The Shoals
2018-10-07 13:59
Flo? Florence, Alabama, of course — one of the four towns (Tuscumbia, Florence, Sheffield, and Muscle Shoals) that form the area called The Shoals, an area in northern Alabama on the T… Read More
2018-10-05 12:00
In Vicksburg, I made my way to 10 South — a rooftop restaurant offering a view shows Vicksburg, the Yazoo River, and their relationship with the mighty Mississippi. Ulysses S. Grant on… Read More
Calendar Wallpaper For October 2018
2018-10-02 14:56
One of my favorite months of the year! Photograph for this month’s wallpaper comes from a rainy fall afternoon at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah. The sun began peeping out from b… Read More
Roadtrip Journal To Huntsville, Alabama
2018-09-30 19:52
First Road Journal Entry! I'm trying something new, more in the moment, and as I launch out on a road trip to Huntsville, Alabama. Expect vlogging, a short post, and pics. The post Roadtrip… Read More
Calendar Wallpaper For September 2018
2018-09-03 14:16
The summer is over, and we are on to the fall of 2018! Here is the September wallpaper calendar, with a photograph of sunset on Santa Maria del Fiore, the great cathedral of Florence. If you… Read More
2018-08-30 23:40
Come sit with me on an amazing terrace in Florence and night fall around Brunelleschi's Dome. Where to stay in Florence: four great apartments. The post Fall in Florence appeared first on An… Read More
Discovering The Two Italys
2018-08-24 12:40
"As I dive deeper into the Italian culture, I have discovered that the famous Italian writer, Beppe Severgnini, is right. There are two Italys." From Patti Moed. The post Discovering the Two… Read More
Omelettes For Supper
2018-08-22 14:00
Eggs for supper? Ask the French -- an omelette is an outstanding idea. Cremini mushrooms, green onions, and freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese make this omelette a perfect light suppe… Read More
Ruidoso For Fly Fishing, Hiking, And Horses
2018-08-14 17:04
I stuck my hand into the cool air whipping past the car -- -- and oh, and the smell of the pines! I was headed for Ruidoso, a mountain oasis in southern New Mexico. The post Ruidoso for Fly… Read More
Miss Ida’s Okra And Tomatoes
2018-08-04 16:06
It's summer, and okra is coming out gardens all over the South by the bushel. Here is the Miss Ida's recipe for a wicked stewed okra and tomatoes, one of my childhood favorites. The post Mis… Read More
Calendar Wallpaper For August 2018
2018-08-01 20:46
For the August 2018 Calendar Wallpaper, I’ve select a photograph of Mount Rainier, photographed from Rich Passage on Puget Sound. I spent one of the most tranquil and beautiful weeks o… Read More
First Days In India: This Is The Real Thing
2018-07-25 21:37
Follow Joseph as he takes us with him on his first days in Kolkata. This is no packaged tour for Westerners. This is the real thing. The post First Days in India: This is the Real Thing app… Read More
How To Get The Best Cruise Deal
2018-07-22 19:00
Planning a cruise vacation? Understanding cruise pricing along with tips, downloadable worksheets, and strategies to get the best cruise deals. The post How to Get the Best Cruise Deal appea… Read More
Shrimp Remoulade Two Ways
2018-07-11 15:20
When deep summer comes to the Gulf Coast South, dishes served cold become the most appealing thing on the menu. This brings me to shrimp remoulade, which seems to have been created exactly f… Read More
Haunted By The 1886 Crescent Hotel
2018-07-07 16:07
Is it really -- HAUNTED? I -- I don't know. I do know I spent a strange couple of nights there. An account of my stay at the Crescent Hotel, the most haunted hotel in the country. The post H… Read More
Calendar Wallpaper For July 2018
2018-07-01 14:10
For July’s calendar wallpaper, I chose one of my photographs of the Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta in the Val d’Orcia in Tuscany. How I love this part of Italy! My siste… Read More
Nepal Captures Your Heart Forever
2018-06-26 13:04
Meet Louise. She'll take you on her treks in Nepal, and ply you with photographs that are so beautiful -- that your heart may break. And, if you think that Himalayan trekking is only fo… Read More
Summer Getaway? Think Colorado Springs!
2018-06-19 15:54
Looking for a great summer getaway? Put Colorado Springs on your shortlist. An inexpensive flight from many U.S. cities, phenomenal outdoors activities, history, and a great local food scene… Read More

Share the post

Ann Cavitt Fisher


Subscribe to Ann Cavitt Fisher

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription