I Miss Uruguay, but Not the Food

Earlier this year, my husband and I traveled to Uruguay.  We spent a week touring the quiet South American country that is nestled in between Argentina and Brazil.  Uruguay is amazing, but the food takes some adjustment.  Prior to visiting, the few people that actually were familiar with Uruguay told us to expect the best…

The Truth About Turducken

Does anyone really enjoy turducken?  It’s a conversation piece on the dinner table, but  is it worth it?  The hype surrounding turducken has more to do with the recipe, than the actual taste of the dish.  It’s a chicken inside of a duck inside of a turkey.  Thus, the portmanteau “turducken”.  Individually all items are…

How Changing My Diet Changed My Sex Life

Figuratively speaking, some people just can’t get enough, whereas others can go without “dessert”.   Everything is tied to nutrition – especially sex.  Sometime ago, there was a three month period of noticeable decrease in my sexual appetite.  (I’ve never been one to skip dessert.)  I thought, I’m too young to be going through “the change”….

A Fairy Tale Feat

When I decided to create a food blog, I didn’t have any goals in mind.  It was simply a hobby.  I like cooking, and thought it would be a creative way to share recipes with friends.  It would also challenge me to think beyond what’s in the fridge when planning meals.  So I cooked and created, then…

Pralines: The Pride of the South

The best thing about living in the South is the food.  There’s nothing quite like Southern cooking.  It’s rich in flavor and unpretentious in presentation – like pralines.   Every time I visit Savannah, GA, I stop by one of the many candy kitchens that sell pralines.  They’re really simple to make.  Although to some, the finished…