Recipe

No Time Tikka Masala

You know what is hard sometimes…being a food blogger.  Now before I get you shaking your head or wagging your finger at me, let me explain. I haven’t been cooking much lately….or eating as much either.  Between the balance of dog training and a few Crohn’s issues, it has been a little bit of a challenge to …

Recipe

I’m a Muffin Monster

I have rewritten this sentence about a dozen times.  There is a factoid that I want to share but I can’t think of way to talk about it.  It isn’t anything mind-blowing or to be concerned about.  It is a little “quirk” about my personality that reared its ugly head the other day.  It has to do with …

Dessert Fruit

Being Grilled About a Peach

I The funny thing about food blogging is that sometimes I have to remember that there are people who just want a recipe….this is one of those blogs….so I heard people and put the recipe first…this time. (Plus I learned how to learn a new little application that will hopefully allow you to just print …

Story

Tabbouleh Tantrum

You go into a restaurant for a nice dinner with your husband, your friend and her friend (who you’ve never met before.)  You share the pleasantries that start any meal like “what looks good” and “should we get an appetizer.”  The server comes takes your drink order and comes back to tell you the specials.  And then it …

Recipe

3 Hot Dogs Walk into a Bar

A hotdog walks into a bar and asks for a drink.  The bartender replies “We don’t serve food here.”   Ah, yes, there is nothing like a bad joke or at least the ability to laugh at something. Quite “frank”ly, I have been a little consumed at finding the humor in life the last few weeks with …

Foodie Fun Day

Say Yes To Shakou

Do you have things you can’t say no to?  Is it something like meeting a friend for coffee?  Maybe it is the offer of dessert at a restaurant?  It could be something as simple as joining a group of people at an awards dinner…whatever it is…do what makes you the happiest. I had the pleasure of being invited …

Mexican Recipe rice Soup

Cultural Appreciation

After my taco crawl blog last week, I got into a conversation with a few people about cultural appropriation.  I usually stay away from anything that may be considered a “hot topic” but I felt that this particular cultural guardian that I spoke to needed to understand the difference between “appropriation” and “appreciation.” If you hadn’t …