Try the World : Quince & Ricotta Brioche Toast

I am so excited to share this with you all! This is my first unboxing of a box subscription. Try the World is a box subscription that curates products from different countries and ships them to your door ....more

April Showers Bring May Storms

We have been living in our little home for seven months now. Wow! Seven months! ...more

Chipotle Mango and Coconut Rice Pudding

Last month I traveled to Avery Island, Lousiana to visit the home of Tabasco. It was two days spent completely immersed in the operations and history of Avery Island, the McIlhenny Family and Tabasco sauce. You can see photos of my trip here ....more

Tortilla Espanola

You may not be aware, but I have a fascination with Spain! On my bedside table….err shelf, sits a Lonely Planet Travel guide for Spain. It has been highlighted and flagged to death ....more

23 Memorial Day Recipes

Sorry, I’ve been MIA for a bit it’s been a little crazy! Not crazy like normal life stuff. It’s crazy weather and tech stuff ....more

Bread Pudding Blueberry Waffles

When I obsess about a recipe, it can get a little out of control. For several days, I contemplated a fun and easy recipe that the family can make for Mom on mother’s day. I debated if should I make pancakes, french toast or an egg dish? ...more

Pork Rillettes

Many of you know my love for pork. It borders on obsessive. If I were asked to choose one protein to eat for the rest of my life, it would be pork ....more

Avery Island in Pictures

Last week I was privileged to visit the Tabasco factory at Avery Island, Louisiana. Myself along with nine other bloggers were given a behind the scenes tour of their impressive operation. Tabasco and the McIhenny family history is deep, and not just in Tabasco sauce but also in U.S. history ....more

Whiskey Smash

About a month ago I traveled with Obed to Chattanooga. He had to work, and the pups, and I decided to tag alone. After a week in Chattanooga, I feel in love ....more

Whole Roast Pig (Lechón Asado)

Several weeks ago Obed asked me what I wanted for my birthday. And, I gave the typical answer that any girl would give, “I want to roast a whole pig!” When I was about ten my family, and I went to Florida for Christmas. We spent many Christmases in Florida with extended family ....more