A beautiful fancy free day. The sun is shining, kids are smiling, and I am off to play. Why? It`s a snow day! A beautiful day where snowballs are thrown and smiles are universal. Since snow comes to these parts so rarely, especially on a year like this one that is not the seventh year … Continue reading Here we Never Let it Cool
These Flavors Do The Flamenco on Your Tongue When you think of food, theres a few basic names for the different flavors you taste. Your food might taste bitter, sour, sweet, savory, salty, or spicy. If youve read into Japanese cuisine much, youll know that one of their scientists discovered another flavor in the 80s … Continue reading Sweetly Bitter Super Heroes
Away in the wilderness in sheltered environs a plant is growing with roots like irons. It grows to the sky, yet no matter how high it continues while none may rely on it. For you see this plant is an imposter to that realm, it creates decay and disregards the sun`s helm. This plant, in … Continue reading Sweet Murder
You are being haunted. It is following you. At night, it dances through your dreams, chasing you with scandalous ideas. During the day, you can`t think straight, stuck on the tantalizing images your brain supplies. I think it`s getting to you. What is it? I`ll tell you what it is. Rice pudding! Shocked you, didn`t … Continue reading Join Us for Slow Cooker Rice Pudding
I bought one of those cake pop molds. It was calling my name out in Michael`s, and I just had to take it home. It was a little like a lost puppy, with that silicon molds, hangdog eyes, and cute pictures on the package. Well, not the hangdog eyes. There was a picture of monster … Continue reading Quick Bites
Dear Misunderstanding friend/family/etc trying to convince me 'one bite won`t hurt', Sure, I like being special. I like 'special' when it`s used as a codeword to mean brilliant, or above average, or just really cool and amazing. Who dislikes that kind of special? But then there`s the kind of special that is said in a … Continue reading So Hoity Toity with your Special Diet. Allergies? Pshaw.
I`m a Salad Convert I`ll admit it: I`m only a recent convert to the salad. I used to hate leafy things. Well, I`ve always loved brussel sprouts and spinach, which I`ve long been assured shows hints of my inner insanity. What toddler gobbles that stuff?I don`t see why brussel sprouts aren`t loved by all children, … Continue reading Hidden Salad, Crouching Tiger