Starbucks seems to launch a featured drink every hour. One of its latest is a Horchata Frappucino. I tried it so you don’t have to. True story. When I ordered this for the first time, the barista asked if I had tried horchata the liqueur. When I said yes, this was her response: the frappucino… Read More Review: Starbucks Horchata Frappucino
Let’s face it: the blog got a revival thanks to Riley. But it won’t be all Riley, all the time. So let’s catch up on some previous posts. I ran another 5k. It was part of the Run Wild for the Zoo series and took place at the Philadelphia Zoo. I was still much slower… Read More Catching Up
It’s not a cookie, and it’s not your typical pie, but it sure is yummy. And since this past Tuesday was apparently National Chocolate Chip Day, I wanted to share my latest baking adventure with you: Tollhouse Pie. If your restaurant has this on the menu, you’ve guaranteed that I’m order dessert. It doesn’t… Read More Baking Adventures: Tollhouse Pie
As evidenced by past posts, I enjoy cooking. I find something satisfying in tossing ingredients into pots and pans and ending up with delicious food. I even enjoy chopping vegetables and doing prep work. I’m weird that way. For the past several months, we’ve subscribed to Blue Apron. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a… Read More Looking Forward to Kitchen Time
I don’t think I’ve met anyone who doesn’t like potato chips. Some people think they’re ok, and some people love ’em. For me, it depends on the chip. I’m not likely to try new flavors or brands because potato chips seem to cost more than they used to. I wouldn’t consider potato chips an expensive… Read More Making Potato Chips from Scratch
One of my favorite meals to make in the slow cooker is pot roast. I’ve ended up using a recipe for Mississippi Pot Roast after seeing a New York Times article on it. Go ahead, google Mississippi Pot Roast; you’ll see tons of results. Or you can stay here and I’ll tell you how I make.
When you come back from New Orleans, the first question you tend to get isn’t about what you did but where you ate. I truly believe it’s impossible to get a bad meal in New Orleans. Okay, it may be possible, but you have to work at it. On our recent trip, even the hot… Read More New Orleans: The Eats