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 …

Foodie Fun Day

Time for a Taco Crawl

It is Dos de Mayo!  Do you know what that means besides the only thing I retained in Spanish class from high school was basic numbers.  (I also learned “Where is the bathroom?” ¿Dónde está el baño?) The first few days of May are super important because it means you have time to plan the who/what/where/why/how (quién …

Story

Birthday Blog #49

49.  How the heck am I 49?  I’m not sure where the forties went…did I leave them somewhere and forget?  Is it a case of time flies when you are having fun? Could this be fake news? 49 is a big deal for me. I know I talk about my Crohn’s history every now and then but 30 years ago …

Recipe

The Tale of Spaghetti Hos

One of my favorite and most time-consuming hobbies is reading about origins of food.  Given the vast amount of information flying around these days, it is sometimes hard to decipher what is the truth and what has been creatively changed for an entertainment value. I like to think that here at Felt Like a Foodie that …

Recipe

Road Blocks and Head Cocks

I do my best to keep this blog on the theme of food but every now and then I need to go off topic and talk about the other biggest thing in my life…Crohn’s Disease. To refresh some of my newer followers, I have had Crohn’s Disease for over 40 years.  My life has been like …

Recipe Salads

Romaine Calm

I think I need to compose myself.  I’m at that point that I need to make sure my fingers slow down and not type words I don’t mean but I’ve really had it.  I’m done. Ka-Poot!   I’m talking about this winter! I was misled last week by a “reliable source” that we’d only be seeing one more day …