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Happiness, Life

Turning Passion Into Success

Note: The below was written in 2016 which was prior to Anthony Bourdain’s tragic suicide in 2018. Eventually I’ll write another post about him but for now I’ll leave this reflection on happier times. Anyone who really knows me, knows I love love love Anthony Bourdain. I am greedily in anticipation of his food hall […]

Food, Reviews

Powdered Sugar Feet at San Gennaro

I wish I had thought to take a picture of the powdered sugar disaster that was my black leggings and black shoes at the end of night last evening. It was a sign of the great time I had visiting the 87th annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, NYC. This feast runs this year […]

Food, Happiness, Life, Reviews

My Love Affair With New Orleans

Today I ran across this great article on Thrillest regarding the biggest meals in New Orleans. I’ve been to NOLA twice so far and each time I fall deeper in love with it. Between the food, the culture, the weather, the Cajun accent and the absolutely stunning gems of architecture… I may have to eventually […]

Food, Recipes

Blackened Fish Sandwich

One of the best quick meals for me when I’ve had a long day at work and don’t really feel like cooking is a great fish sandwich. Fish is extremely adaptable to a variety of cooking styles and there is a fish for every palate. A lot of my meals feature seafood and fish of […]

Home Fries
Food

Best part of waking up…

Anyone who knows me IRL knows that I am NOT a morning person. The only reason I drag myself out of bed some days is because I don’t want to get fired I know that breakfast is at the end of the long trek to my day job in the big city. Some days I want a simple […]

Snickerdoodle Glory
Food, Recipes

Making Snickerdoodles

I remember when I first made this recipe… it was actually in Home Ec class in the 8th grade. I thought they were delicious and my mother was pleased when I brought them home for her to try. They became my go-to cookie when I needed something sweet and my mother begs me to make […]