National Cookie Day: Brandy Snaps

Today is National Cookie Day!!   I have a few great cookie recipes to share but I am going to share one that most people don’t eat but it is very easy to make. BRANDY SNAPS! Not really a popular dessert/snack here in the U.S. but they are a very delicious treat!   These are…

Saved by the Max Pop-Up Diner

If you’re old like me then you were a fan of the popular Saturday morning show ‘Saved By The Bell’. A campy TV show about high school kids and their wacky principal. A classic (don’t argue with me on this on). The kids always dined at their local diner The Max. Some genius has decided…

Red Cabbage Soup

Who loves cabbage?? Red cabbage, also known as purple cabbage due to its color, has a relatively high ratio of nutrients and can be cooked and ate in numerous ways. The purple color in red cabbage comes from a class of pigment molecules called anthocyanins. It turns out that anthocyanins are found in flower petals,…

Apple Crumble Pie

Here in the U.S. we will be celebrating Thanksgiving next week and a lot of us will be in the kitchen getting the meal and desserts prepared. I decided to share a great apple crumb recipe with you all.  I make it every year for Thanksgiving & Christmas and it is one of my family’s favorite…

3D Food Printing

Can you imagine being able to make food from a printer? Not only make it but being able to cook it as well with just the touch of a screen? Yes it sounds like an episode from The Jetsons.   However this is new technology is happening in 2017! According to 3D food printing company…

Simple Homemade Pie Crust

Who loves pie? Since Thanksgiving is around the corner and many households will be smelling of sweet desserts, especially pie, I thought I would share this quick recipe for a nice pie crust. Sometimes it’s just easy and convenient to go to your local grocery store and just buy the pie crust, however making your own…

Leonardo DiCaprio Wants You To Eat Vegan Burgers

Leonardo DiCaprio is investing in a plant-based, vegan burger company. The CEO of Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat this week (Oct. 17) announced that DiCaprio had added the company to the list of groups that receive his financial support as part of the actor’s bigger initiative to curb climate change. “I am thrilled to officially welcome…

Food Trends: Poop-Themed Cafe

A “toilet-themed dessert bar”? Desserts that look like crap? No folks I am not making this up. There is an actual popular Poop Cafe in Canada! While the idea of eating out of a toilet may not appeal to most of us (me included), the cafe is proving popular with lots of tourists. The cafe is…

Red Pepper Jam Macarons

This was a fun recipe I had in mind when I received some Red Pepper Jam from Jammy Yummy.  Jammy Yummy is a company that makes all their jams from fresh vegetables.  I wasn’t sure how I wanted to bake with this product and then I had a great idea to use the jam as a…

Creamy Lobster Bisque

One of my all-time favorite dishes to eat, and also a meal I hate to make lol Be forewarned…this recipe is not a quick and easy dish to prepare. Takes time and patience and lots of food prep. However the ending result is most definitely worth it. Creamy Lobster Bisque   This recipe calls for…

Houston Hotspots: Street Art

If I didn’t mention it before (for the millionth time) I live in Houston, TX.  And although it’s the 4th largest city in the country not many people will travel here for leisure.  However if you do decide to stop by in Houston be sure to check out some of the cities beautiful street art…

DIY: Flower Ice Shot Glasses

Today is another DIY (Do.It.Yourself) idea if you are throwing a party. FLOWER ICE SHOOTERS!! This is perfect if you are throwing a party for a girlfriend or maybe a bridal shower. Or just use it as a fancy and inexpensive way to serve drinks. Either way its a great party idea.  You really only…