Classic Club Sandwich with Avocado Mayo Writing this food blog has led me try some interesting and complicated recipes all in the hopes of expanding my foodie repertoire. As I have been on this food journey it’s easy to forget the simple and delicious things that food has to offer. Things like how a simple… Continue reading The Classic with a Twist
Italian Love Cookies As some of you may have already read I am getting married to a really amazing and cute guy this April 18th. Yes that is less than a month away! And being that I want to save a little money on this wedding or because I like to make things complicated for… Continue reading Wedding Favor Baking (What Have I Gotten Myself Into?)
I got some amazing news today I was nominated for a Liebster Award by Delicious Delicious Bagel ! Thanks Delicious Delicious Bagel for the nomination! She tells us that her blog, “is for anyone that wants to cook delicious meals, cook on the cheap or cook something in less than 30 minutes. Of course there will… Continue reading Liebster Award They Like Me! They Really Like Me!
Chicken Salad Sandwich Twins! Two Boys to be exact. Not sure if you know this but according to the New York Times, “from 1980 to 2009 a recent report by the National Center for Health Statistics tells us that, the rate of twin births rose 76 percent. Now about one in 30 babies born in… Continue reading It’s a Boys!
Fire Roasted Salsa As some of you already know I’m a big Anthony Bourdain fan, like huge! Like, if I weren’t already engaged and he weren’t already married I’m sure he would be my husband. We could travel all over the world together while he drops vulgar banter my way and becomes increasingly grumpy in… Continue reading Nice and Spicy or Just a Kick
Christmas 2008 Philippine Islands. This was my first time out of the country (besides going to Canada which I don’t really think counts) it was also the first time I was away from my family for over three weeks. The first time I had been exposed to third world poverty. The first time communication and… Continue reading How to Roast a Pig and Eat Like a Filipino
Denmark Pancakes I first learned how to make these golden beauties while I was living in London studying at the London Metropolitan University. I shared a flat with Cassi, my fellow University of Nevada Las Vegas student who was also studying abroad that semester. Our tiny flat consisted of two twin beds a miniature… Continue reading 1 Banana 2 Eggs
Linguine and Tomatoes Julia Child once said that she didn’t consider Italian cooking to be “real cooking,” Italian food is far too easy to prepare. Well Mrs. Child, I must say that one of the many reasons I love making Italian food is for its simplicity. Unlike the complexity of Classical French cooking, Italian… Continue reading 7 Simple Ingredients 1 Amazing Result
Chocolate Tart with Mandarin Oranges and Toasted Almonds My Mother’s birthday was last week and my sister and I had decided to make her a fabulous dinner of grilled shrimp and our grandmother’s famous strawberry salad. But instead of the usual cake and candles I wanted to do something extra special that would incorporate some… Continue reading No Ordinary Birthday Cake
Herb Marinated Steak and Arugula Salad Winter is quickly leaving us behind as spring starts to settle in for her short visit to Las Vegas. Packed up are the days of heavy meat and potato dinners that shielded us from the cold winds of winter. Spring is in bloom and it’s time for the salad… Continue reading What’s for Dinner?