My kitchen experience isn’t extensive. Well, I learn a lot … almost every time I cook. I’m not that marvel of a whiz who effortlessly (& mindlessly) whips up edible goodness. Just this week I did something wrong dumping ingredients into chicken stock. Yes: The two containers of stock which I unscrewed a lid on… Continue reading One Hit Kitchen Wonders
Apparently my tea flavors are screaming personality indicators. Other than Sleepytime Vanilla (which is currently my one tame flavor), I’ve got Passion & Wild Sweet Orange from Tazo. Then I succumbed to Ross’ (discount clothing store) dread checkout line last-ditch effort to get you to make an add-on purchase and came home with a box… Continue reading Matched to a Tea
I would usually add a favored book to book reviews on my YouTube channel, but this one was rented in ebook fashion, not in a tangible format. This summer, snuck between my reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne short stories and Edgar Allan Poe short stories & poems, was Paletas by Fany Gerson. If you enjoy flavored… Continue reading Paletas
After a month off of blogging to live a little (and focus on the constant flow of life at hand, giving priority attention to a fast-paced calendar schedule), full days have breathing room again. I’m back! Earlier this summer I took a trip with family to Holland, Michigan. Along with the bunches of fun places… Continue reading Best Ice Cream Bars Ever!
I’m not a chatting groupie, I’d rather smell coffee than drink it, and chocolate basically is unwanted by me …except for rare, sparing bites of the dark, dark kind. How in the world do I still make it as a female, you wonder? Just fine, thank you. My life still pans out alright, even if… Continue reading Hold the Chocolate Chips // Substitute Coconut Flakes
Funkadelic, right?! Chicago’s recognizable skyline is wonderfully accentuated in The Bean @ Millennium Park. This particular visit was connected to an evening first spent sampling foods at Taste of Chicago. We were right near Buckingham Fountain. << slide show below >> Since we were enticed by what lay beyond Grant Park and had eaten our… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Reflecting
Well, the good news is I’m up for trying new things. Prompted by my inability to excel in the kitchen –or caring much about the outcome– I’m game for a wide range of recipes. There are some I know are improbable and tossed upon first glance. But in an effort to somehow strike gold, diamonds,… Continue reading Liquid, not Crystals