I'm not a pork eater, so the tradition of savoring Kalua pig roasted in an imu on Thanksgiving did not appeal to me. We brought our own tradition with us and cooked a meal with some family and friends for the day. One of the things we are used to on Thanksgiving is eating around … Continue reading Holidays in Hawaii
I can buy bird suet at the store on sale for about $1.50 a block. After looking up recipes, I thought why not make it myself? I tried out those recipes and they did not seem to work well. Combining leftover coconut oil was a bad idea - it melted as soon as the sun … Continue reading Making Homemade Suet Recipe is For the Birds
I was having a hormonal moment this morning. Remembering that I had chocolate cake in the freezer, I thought about how great it would taste with a cup of coffee. It’s been forever since I’ve eaten an unhealthy breakfast, but today I needed that comfort food. Smiling from ear to ear, I open the freezer, … Continue reading Wishful Thinking – Coffee and Chocolate for Breakfast
I'm not supposed to eat cheese, but when it comes to Genovese's Italian Cafe in Port Orange, I can't help myself. (I get takeout and bring it home so I can deal with the cheese consequences at home with a nice bottle of Benadryl.) I like it so much that when I finish, I wish … Continue reading Greatest Italian Restaurant in Port Orange
(**Note: An article in Forbes about Kobe beef being sold in the U.S. as not being actual Kobe has raised a lot of issues about consumers being lied to. Not only is it unethical for companies to claim something on a label that is completely false, but it is outright fraud and should be treated … Continue reading Vegetarian Beans Without Meat! (Really)
Whenever I stumble upon a great product, I feel the need to share it with the world so that everyone else can enjoy it, too. Having a corn allergy is the pits, but it has forced me to try new things. Since I am unable to drink regular ginger ale from the grocery store due … Continue reading Unfiltered Fresh Ginger, Ginger Ale – The Best Thing for Nausea, Digestion
I love a good cup of coffee, and Susanna does not play well with others without one. I tend to like the darker, robust coffees and Cuban coffee, but hadn't been quite satisfied with everything else in the grocery store. I recently discovered Jim's Organic Coffee in my local health food store. I tried a … Continue reading Jim’s Organic Coffee – Witches Brew X – is the Best!