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?”
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”
When you grow up in a household that loves to bake and bakes often, as mine did, you learn to appreciate food. What you seldom actually learn, however, is why the chef of the family doesn’t skimp on certain things. I got a quick- and hard- lesson in the why’s a few years ago. Continue reading “A Lesson Learned in the Kitchen”
Whether you’re baking a Cornish Hen, a Chicken, or even a Duck, these five tips will make sure that you end up with a perfect bird every time. Continue reading “Say No to Foul, Dry Fowl”
With increased interest in my Meal Planning and Diet, I am going to share with you some of my own personal tips for Planning your own meals. Continue reading “6 Tips for Meal Planning”
In my mind, Meal Planning and Meal Prep are two integral cornerstones to not only keeping your home routine efficient, but ensuring that you stay healthy in regards to your eating habits. But what are they, and what would a routine conceivably look like that included them? Continue reading “Staying on Track with Food”
Hummingbird Cake has been a traditional Spring staple of my family for a long time. And it really is perfect for spring: Oh so terribly sweet, fruity and nutty, and altogether heavenly. Continue reading “Eating: Hummingbird Cake”
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”
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”
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”