So I usually try to not write about politics or about personal issues on my blog. Trying to keep it PG and not about life’s issues…other than the raking of the leaves issue of course. But I am rather curious to hear other people’s view on this. I recently had an issue where someone kept asking me out at work via email. So I would get an email every day asking me out to lunch. This went on for a few… Read more »

Well we have not seen the sun here in Minnesota for like 3 days. Of course I should not be complaining because I actually love when it rains and there is a massive hurricane in Florida. However this is that time of the year once again when I have to rake up a zillions bags of leaves. Not fun. I just think about all that time I waste every year raking up leaves. I could so be laying on my… Read more »

I know a lot of us loves a good one pot dish. Especially people who are busy and just do not have the time or need to get home from work, and start cooking 3 different pots at the same time. Well I have a great one pot rice dish for you today! Cuban Black Beans and Rice! Not only is this a hearty meal on its own, it can be made ahead of time and served at room temp…. Read more »

From one extreme to the other. From Oxtails in Spain to Cookies and Cream Cake in cold, rainy Minnesota! That is how I roll. Who else watches these cooking videos on youtube or facebook and say to yourself, I could make that! Look, the people who make those videos make it look incredibly easy! Until you have to do it yourself and you find sticky milk all over the kitchen or your hair for days! I can spend hours on… Read more »

I never knew about the connection between Spain and Oxtails or more specifically bulls tail. In fact I did not know about a lot of the history of different foods and recipes until I started blogging for 196flavors. Over at 196 flavors they believe in authenticity and showcasing where a recipe came from. If you have not seen some of the articles I have written for them you should definitely check it out. While some of them are hard to… Read more »