Skiing Tag Archives

Cuisine de Savoie Part 1

  As I am writing this, it’s Super Bowl Sunday and in lieu of my usual Super Bowl fare of queso dip and Texas chili, I am borrowing a friend’s raclette machine to serve alongside some charcuterie, cornichons and fingerling potatoes.  I have been inspired by my recent trip to the Savoy region of the France where cheese, potatoes and saucisson (dry, cured sausage) reign …

Sella Ronda

During our Dolomite ski trip, we were fortunate to have wonderful weather in order to ski the Sella Ronda.  A loop that runs either clockwise or counter clockwise around the Sella Massif, the Sella Ronda is 26 kilometers of ski trails that takes you through 4 passes, 4 valleys, and 3 provinces.  The loop starts/ends in the lovely town of Corvara, where we followed the …

Aspen High Life

We just spent an eventful President’s Day weekend with friends who live in Aspen village.  This was a family trip so we avoided the late nights at the Caribou Club, and instead were fresh and ready every morning to put in full ski days while the kids were at ski school at nearby Buttermilk Mountain. As you can tell from my Telluride post, I love …

Tastes of Telluride

We have three family ski trips planned this winter/spring season, the first of which was to Telluride, Colorado.  Telluride is one of my favorite ski resorts in North America for its natural beauty, the charm of the old mining town with its rows of Victorian homes, and, most importantly, the on-mountain dining.  I fell hard for Telluride after Alpino Vino opened in 2009, and have …