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First and foremost, I am a mom and wife to a husband, 2 kids, 2 dogs, and 20 chickens. After that, I’m part teacher, accidental pastry chef, daily recipe creator, and experienced competitive cook. I’ve been cooking most of my life.
In the south, we have “hoe cakes,” but in South America, specifically Venezuela and Columbia, they have “arepas.”
Nothing says summer quite like a picnic or pool party, and nothing is better than party food that as quick as it is yummy! However, I can't wrap my head around picnics of simple cold-cut sandwiches and chips.
As a foodie and craft beer chef, my brain is always in overdrive brainstorming ideas for combining two of my favorites…beer and dessert.
When we hear “cocktail,” most people think liquor and some type of mixer, and sadly, no one ever thinks of beer as a first ingredient in a phenomenal cocktail. However, that’s the furthest thing from the truth.
Being from Florida, when I’m asked to create a dish that represents me and where I’m from, seafood, fresh produce, and fruit are always at the top of my list.
Pork belly is a boneless fatty cut of meat from the belly of a pig, not to be confused with bacon, which is cured (or uncured), smoked, and sliced.
In Florida, everyone will tell you that "it's not the heat; it's the humidity," and that may very well be true.
With 2 kids, who, at times, will ...
As most of us parents with kids know, feeding the family can be a challenge.
As a blogger, I am often sent new products/ingredients with the challenge of creating recipes.
For years, Dogfish Head has been one of those breweries that consistently puts out fantastic beer, and admittedly in Florida, we don’t get enough of it.