Maria's Finds

I get asked all the time for help in finding ingredients or kitchen tools or travel items.

To help with that I've pulled together my favorite items from some of my favorite online sites.

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Maria's Favorite Amazon Finds

Over the years I've tried a lot of kitchen tools and brands. Here are my favorites, including Kitchen-Aid Mixers.

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Maria's Favorite Travel
Tools at Amazon

After people ask me where I'm going next, they ask what gear I carry to make travel easier. Here are the things I rely on!

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Le Creuset

One of the first things I did when I got serious about my cooking was to upgrade my cookware to Le Creuset, renowned for its vibrant colors, even heating, and unmatched durability. Elevate your culinary experience with iconic design and culinary performance by exploring the Le Creuset store today.


Discover a fusion of traditional Portuguese design and playful sayings on my handpicked collection of mugs and shirts. Elevate your every day with a touch of Portuguese charm and pride!"

Shop Portuguese

Shop Portuguese is a fun site to find unique items that celebrate Portuguese Culture and the flavors we hold so near and dear to our hearts.

Shop Portugalia Market

I'm so lucky to live near the actual Portugalia Marketplace in Fall River, Massachusetts. It is my go to place for Portuguese ingredients, food, and wine. They have a great selection to help you create your authentic dishes be it from the mainland or one of the islands.

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