About Kimberley Lovato

Kimberley Lovato

Kimberley Lovato is a freelance writer based in San Francisco. Her work has appeared in Afar, National Geographic Traveler, Delta Sky Magazine, Easy Jet Traveller, Executive Travel, and in other print and online media, including Leite’s Culinaria. Her culinary travel book about the Dordogne region of France, Walnut Wine & Truffle Groves, has won two awards, and her essay, "Lost and Liberated," received a Solas Award from Travelers’ Tales and will appear in Best Women’s Travel Writing 2012. You can read more of her work at kimberleylovato.com.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies and Red Cowboy Boots

After devoting decades to (unsuccessfully) replicating her grandmother’s chocolate-chip cookies, Kimberley Lovato discovers that she’s more like her grandma than she’d imagined.

Liege Waffles

Liege Waffles

American waffles have nothing over Belgium’s best. Yet as gaufre gourmand Kimberley Lovato explains, you only think you know the real Belgian deal.

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French Newlywed Soup

French Newlywed Soup

This luxurious white bean soup, loaded with garlic aplenty, is served to newlyweds in bed the morning after…um, well, you know. Sustenance, people. Sustenance.

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Chocolate Crepes

Crepes for Crepe Day

Crepe are all the rage on La Chandeleur, the annual French celebration of the humble-noble treat. Festivities, games, and, of course, much crepe eating ensue.

Thanksgiving in Belgium

If It’s Thursday, It Must Be Thanksgiving (in Belgium)

For expat Kimberley Lovato, Thanksgiving Thursday in Belgium is just another day. To introduce her daughter to the holiday, she ruins a pie and starts a tradition.

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