While I love the people here in Oklahoma, when all I see in the forecast is 100-degree weather, sometimes it makes me question my sanity — especially after going home to one of the most beautiful places in the world where it’s a perfect 70 degrees. Alas, I’m married to a Brazilian who hates cold … Continue reading Three Things I Love About Michigan
Today is day #2 in my month of ice cream. I was talking to a coworker about the difference between gelato and ice cream. She called her Italian mom to find out more about gelato. It turns out that gelato is not just the Italian word for ice cream as I had always thought. It’s normally made with … Continue reading Ice Cream or Gelato?
The count down has begun! In less than a month, I will be turning the big 3-0! I had been trying to think of something fun to do to celebrate the milestone. Since ice cream is my favorite food, I decided that over the next month, I will make 30 flavors of homemade ice cream. On my birthday, we’re … Continue reading 30 Ice Creams For My 30th Birthday
9 butter cake mixes + 3 dozen eggs + an unmentionable amount of butter + 2 dozen lemons for the marmalade filling + 6 cups of raspberries for the fresh berry filling + 10 pounds of powdered sugar for the buttercream icing + 10 pounds of dry ice for the 20 hour road trip to … Continue reading My Sister’s Wedding Cake
Last weekend Josue had to attend a conference in Oklahoma City so I took Friday off of work and we planned a mini vacation (visit family, take Natalie to the zoo, and have a date night). A toddler with an ear infection quickly changed our plans, but thanks to our family we were able to … Continue reading The Wedge, OKC = Great Pizza, Great Date Night
Today I made a very exciting discovery. Are you ready for it? After years of trying different seasoning combinations and cooking techniques, I realized (thanks to all the input I received on my Quest for the Perfect Burger post a few months back) that the secret to the perfect burger is actually IN THE MEAT! … Continue reading The Secret’s In The Meat!