Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis has just penned two new children's books -- and they aren't cookbooks. The Recipe for Adventure series is all about family, food, travel, adventure, and magic! It's wonderful when a TV personality can use her fame to inspire a younger generation to appreciate international food and travel.
New Jersey is "Stronger Than the Storm" and open for business. Follow along this week a I celebrate all the family fun you can have in my state. Starting at the southern tip, Cape May, NJ, is not just about shopping and Victorian B&Bs. Families can enjoy the scenic lighthouse, the beautiful beaches, and the playful park & zoo.
Located on the beach in Pier Village, Shaka is a Mexican-style restaurant with a Hawaiian flavor and a surfing theme. They serve quesadillas, rice bowls, tacos, salads and burritos. I loved the "make your own" burrito option, loading mine with chicken, pineapple, brown rice, and black beans.
The Duquesne Incline is a cable car that transports you to the top of Mount Washington. Restored in 1963, the Incline features original hoisting gear and cable cars that date back to the late 1800's. It's a fun, inexpensive way to spend a couple hours in Pittsburgh.
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