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Tomato Basil Salad Recipe & Culinary Reflection Video

I have wonderful memories of tomato-basil salads while growing up on the east coast. Each year my mother would celebrate the fresh and sweet tomatoes of the season by creating a delicious salad in a matter of minutes. Now I also celebrate them on the west coast by creating this recipe inspired by the memory. […]

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Easy & Delicious Mediterranean Baked Zucchini and Yellow Squash

Easy & Delicious Mediterranean Baked Zucchini and Yellow Squash

  Delicious Mediterranean Baked Zucchini and Yellow Squash I volunteer in a community organic garden and our weekly harvest included some beautiful squash. Squash dishes remind me of my grandmothers from the Mediterranean who cooked squash often when in season! This can be made with or without dairy. 3 to 5 pieces of a combination […]

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Crete – Under the Grecian Sun, Romantic Food & Travel Journey

Crete – Under the Grecian Sun, Romantic Food & Travel Journey

“CYNTHIA DADDONA SKILLFULLY HOSTS THIS ROMANTIC CULINARY-TRAVEL JOURNEY & HER IMPROVISATIONAL COMEDIC TALENTS ALSO SHINE THROUGH MAKING FOR A VERY ENTERTAINING PROGRAM!–HELLENIC JOURNAL

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MODERN DAY GODDESS CYNTHIA DADDONA REFLECTS ON JAY LENO MEMORIES

Farewell Jay Leno! You will be greatly missed for your gentle spirit, everyman’s humor and your graciousness to your guests and to the public. When one meets Jay in person you quickly discover what comes across onscreen, that you are a nice guy with a special talent for putting an audience at ease and making […]

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(VIDEO) RomancingTheTable.com’s Cynthia Daddona interviews at the Daniel Day Lewis Tribute at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival

(VIDEO) RomancingTheTable.com’s Cynthia Daddona interviews at the Daniel Day Lewis Tribute at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Cynthia Daddona explores the Santa Barbara Film Festival with the Daniel Day Lewis Tribute, The Fund for Santa Barbara reception and inspiring indie films. As always the Santa Barbara International Film Festival turned out to be an art and entertainment extravaganza. SBIFF Director Roger Durling and his team continue to attract major talent that include […]

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ModernDayGoddess Cynthia Daddona reflects on “I AM” statements seen on Oprah’s Lifeclass (OWN TV)

As always I am inspired by Oprah’s Lifeclass and her Super Soul Sunday programming on OWN TV and also on Oprah.com. On her talk with Pastor Joel Osteen they discussed I AM statements – what we say about ourselves. This also reflects what I wrote about in my book Diary of A Modern Day Goddess […]

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Cynthia Daddona & RomancingTheTable® Highlights Reel

Award-Winning On-Camera Personality, Author, Lifestyle Journalist & Host of RomancingTheTable.com® & the #1 NY Times’ About.com Culinary-Travel DVD. Enjoy media clips on Love-Romance, Food-Travel, Wisdom, Comedy, Celeb Interviews… “A Multi-Faceted, Triple Talent in TV, Radio & the Written Word!” ABC-TV “Lighthearted Enlightenment!”   Los Angeles Times “Cynthia is an engaging TV host.”  New York Times’ About.com […]

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Modern Day Cynthia shares some of her many books that have inspired her and may inspire you too!

I just love books! My dad gave me my first positive thinking book when I was ten and I’ve been hooked every since. It was the Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale – how one’s thoughts create our reality and if you can believe it you can achieve it. My father who was […]

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Romantic Montecito Inn with Hollywood’s Golden Era Charm

Romantic Montecito Inn with Hollywood’s Golden Era Charm

The Montecito Inn, one of Santa Barbara’s landmark boutique luxury hotels, tastefully combines the history of Charlie Chaplin, who built the in Inn in 1928, with an elegant Mediterranean charm. My husband Jim and I feel fortunate to already live in Santa Barbara and when it comes time to plan a romantic getaway, we often […]

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First Class Romantic Dining and Destination Getaway

First Class Romantic Dining and Destination Getaway

My wish for you is that by the end of reading this you will be inspired to create your own romantic getaway and romantic dining experience to reconnect and celebrate someone you love. As a Mediterranean-California home cook and newlywed of almost two years with a passion for celebrating love, life & delicious food, I […]

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