Growing up I was taught not to brag. That lesson must have stuck more than others because to this day it’s hard for me to even accept a compliment. With that in mind, I feel like I’m about to disappoint my mother, because… Continue reading
I’m sitting here drinking some kombucha and it’s delightfully tasty. I noticed today when I consume kombucha I’m not as hungry throughout the day. Has anyone else experienced this? Maybe it’s the Almond Joy Protein Bars I made this morning, I love them! I was first introduced Continue reading
Recipe development can be a lot of fun, nourishing not only your body but fulfilling that part of you that likes, needs, to be creative. Jan and I are both creative people, and cooking can be a wonderful outlet for that part of ourselves on even the busiest day.
Another bonus to recipe development is that (provided you didn’t screw up too bad) you can eat your mistakes. Such was the case with the chocolate cashew tart I made last week. Continue reading
I thought I’d share our first Thanksgiving as a married couple with you.
Although I’m the oldest I was the last to marry, so I had plenty of nieces and nephews to introduce Jan to on the first Thanksgiving she spent with my family. Now, I’m not really bragging when I say I was always the favorite uncle. Given the fact that all of my siblings were parents before I got married, they were accustomed to to being in the position of having to make the occasional unpopular decree to all of the children, like “don’t hit your brother” and “use your inside voice.” Real buzz kills. Continue reading
I’d never made an upside down cake before…I can’t tell you why, I just haven’t. Maybe because there were so many other desserts to choose from or perhaps I just hadn’t had the right pineapple upside down cake. Well at last neither of those is an issue. Continue reading
At least I think so. I’ve made the classic Key Lime Pie recipe a few times, but the sweetened condensed milk masked the flavor of the lime so much that I could barely tell what I was eating. Sure, it was dessert, and that’s always nice in my book, but I wanted more. Continue reading