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About FoodFlirtOnline

Jacqueline Harmon Butler, recipient of many press awards for her writing, including Italy’s prestigious "Golden Linchetto Prize” for best foreign journalist and the Lowell Thomas Gold Award for internet publications. In a variety of international publications and anthologies, her travel writing has tempted readers’ palates with mouth-watering meals. Her books include “The 6th and 7th Edition of the Travel Writer’s Handbook,” Agate Publishing. Her published memoir, "Taking a Chance on Love," chronicles her 20-year romance with a much younger Italian man. Her book, "One Last Trip to Paris" is about a 50-year-old woman who moves to Paris, France, to begin living the life she never had. In her latest book, “Venetian Magic,” she follows in the footsteps of a broken-hearted American woman in Venice which includes a generous offer from a total stranger, finding a job with a mask maker, a failed seduction by a prominent Count, and uncovering a smuggling operation.

Venetian Magic

  I’m excited to tell you that my latest book, Venetian Magic, is live and available on Amazon.com Brief synopsis: Susan found herself alone in Italy when her boyfriend has a job crisis and cannot join her.  What does she … Continue reading

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Venetian Magic –researching my story

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? ? When Susan’s boyfriend postponed their plans to visit Northern Italy, he encouraged her to go on ahead, saying he would meet up with her in a few days. Unfortunately, major problems  developed with his…

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Venetian Magic –researching my story

    When Susan’s boyfriend postponed their plans to visit Northern Italy, he encouraged her to go on ahead, saying he would meet up with her in a few days. Unfortunately, major problems  developed with his work and he decided … Continue reading

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Following in the Footsteps of Toulouse-Lautrec

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Following in the Footsteps of Toulouse-Lautrec

Following in the Footsteps of Toulouse-Lautrec Following in the footsteps of the artist Henri-Marie-Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Montfa, I set out to explore the scene of his childhood at the Chateau du Bosc in Albi, which is located north of Toulouse in … Continue reading

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Slow and Easy ~ A Barge Cruise in Burgundy

La Belle Epoque Taking things slow and easy was Tina Turner’s advice in her song “Proud Mary.” Well, I’m taking her suggestion these days and the idea of a “slow and easy” barge cruise along the Northern Burgundy Canal on … Continue reading

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St. Patrick and Me

The sound of organ music greeted us as my sister Patty and I entered Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin. We shook out our wet umbrellas and placed them in the corner, reverently, for this was said to be the earliest … Continue reading

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Floating on a Burgundy Canal

Floating Along the Loire River Canal on the Renaissance Barge JacquelineHarmon Butler ——– “Madame, would you like another glass of Champagne?” “Oh yes,” I replied with a smile, holding out my Champagne flute in one hand and taking another of … Continue reading

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Riding the Rails of Europe

1,522 words   Riding the Rails in Europe Jacqueline Harmon Butler   On my first trip to Europe many years ago, my sister Patty and I traveled around Ireland, England, Scotland, France and Switzerland via our Eurail Passes.  I found … Continue reading

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Treasured Recipes from my Aunt Evelyn Harmon Bertolli

Evelyn Harmon Bertolli 1914 – 2006 This is a collection of some of our favorite dishes from the kitchen of Aunt Evelyn.  Over the years we have all come to know and love and look forward to certain tastes prepared … Continue reading

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