Recipes

Eating: Fried What, Now?

Most times when it comes to shopping in a rural town, you don’t stumble across anything too interesting. But occasionally you’ll find a gem that you’ve never tried before. That was the case for me this week when I found a  pack of Guavas at my local supermarket- and for just $3 USD. Continue reading “Eating: Fried What, Now?”

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Tips & Tricks

5 Lies You Probably Believe About Cooking

Occasionally my friends send me posts from Tumblr, and for a moment I have to stop and laugh at the naivety of inexperienced people who definitively think they know everything.

This week’s topic is cooking. Specifically: How easy cooking from scratch actually is, and how (largely capitalism) has sold us a lie that cooking from scratch for ourselves is a luxury no one can afford. Continue reading “5 Lies You Probably Believe About Cooking”

Tea

All the Colors of the Rainbow

Tea can be a very confusing subject for those who are new to it; there’s a lot of specialized terminology that one can have a hard time grasping as a beginner, and it can make one’s initial foray into the world of Tea troubling, confusing, and oh so incredibly frustrating. The purpose of this article is to hopefully break it down into more digestible bits in order to help the newbies who are just getting their feet wet. Continue reading “All the Colors of the Rainbow”

Tea

L’Arte de Tasseography: Tips for Tea Leaf Reading

There’s more that you can do with Tea than just drinking it- like Tasseography (or Tea Leaf Reading); even if you don’t believe in Divination, Tea Leaf Reading is still an entertaining little game to play when you have friends over for afternoon Tea!
Continue reading “L’Arte de Tasseography: Tips for Tea Leaf Reading”

Health

Veg*ism, Cheat Days, and Clean Eating

I was once asked by a user on Tumblr whether or not I believes in things like Cheat Days and Clean Eating- along with whether or not I was a Vegan or Vegetarian (referred to here as Veg*ism so that I do not have to type both words repeatedly; you may substitute either at your leisure).

My answer to all three questions is a simple and resounding no for various reasons. Continue reading “Veg*ism, Cheat Days, and Clean Eating”