A friend of mine is an amazing cook and baker who was professionally trained in France. She periodically offers cooking classes for locals to learn how to make a few of her famous recipes, namely her incredible pavlovas, which she sells at a nearby café. Awhile back, some friends and I signed up for one of her classes because we were dying to know how to make her desserts.Continue reading
Are you a traditional Thanksgiving feaster, or do you prefer a more out-of-the-box dinner on Turkey Day?
I’m a big fan of the traditional Thanksgiving spread, but I also love getting creative with the menu. Lucky for me, I have a big family, so most holidays involve a little of both.Continue reading
I am loco for Mexican food. I could definitely consume enchiladas and tacos for every meal for all eternity and not complain about it. I could also easily subsist on chips and salsa for the same length of time. Actually, I might prefer it.
I’m that person who totally fills up on the salty chips and smooth salsa whenever I’m at a Mexican restaurant, barely able to shove my actual meal into my stomach by the time it arrives.Continue reading
I love appetizers. They’re such fun, cute little bite-sized morsels that not only warrant second helpings, but also leave room in your stomach to try a wider variety of foods in one sitting. I would be perfectly happy existing solely on appetizers and desserts–naturally, two of the food categories that are often the most unhealthy for you.Continue reading
Sports are not my thing.
Not only do I lack the talent or desire to play them; watching other people play them isn’t exactly my idea of a good time, either. I grew up with two brothers and no sisters, so naturally, they played sports while I played Barbies. In Briannaland, American Idol is the only regularly viewed competition, and an hour playing Just Dance on the Kinect is a successful workout.Continue reading