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Easy Peasy Risotto

I love risotto. I especially love this easy to make risotto recipe. Say goodbye to standing by the stove and stirring constantly for hours. This recipe takes minutes to make delicious risotto in a pressure cooker. Ingredients: – 3 Tablespoons butter – 1 small onion chopped finely – 1 cup Arborio rice – 1 cup […]

How to plan a road trip

Now that school is out for the summer and gas is cheaper (relatively), enjoy a break and go on a road trip. Here’s how to plan an exciting adventure: Step 1: Pick your end destination. This is the most important because it will determine the length of time you’ll be driving. For example, if you […]

Divine Deviled Eggs

The one thing that I love more than making deviled eggs, is eating deviled eggs. This easy recipe will add a little zip to those traditional deviled eggs. Ingredients: Eggs (hardboiled) Old Bay seasoning sugar Mayonnaise Paprika Method: First hardboil your eggs.  Once the eggs are hardboiled, peel off the shell and discard the shell. […]

Relax in Bodega Bay

One of my favorite local get-a-way locations is Bodega Bay. It makes a great place for a relaxing day trip. Take a Friday off of work and drive there in the morning. Enjoy the view and make a stop at the beach! Have lunch at the Boat House restaurant. The BBQ oysters, clam chowder, […]

Best banana bread ever!

When life gives you overripe bananas, make banana bread! Here’s a recipe for quick, easy, and delicious banana bread. This will become a fast family favorite! Ingredients: 3 or 4 ripe bananas (mashed up) 1/3 cup melted butter 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg (beaten) 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda Pinch of salt 1 […]

Weekend adventure in Monterey, CA

Monterey is a historic and scenic coastal city in California that is about a 2 hour drive from San Francisco, and a 5 hour drive from Los Angeles. Start your morning off right with a wonderful breakfast at First Awakenings. The restaurant is located in an indoor shopping center in Pacific Grove, California. The lines […]

The easiest lemon tarts that you’ll ever make!

These lemon tarts are simple to make and delicious! Ingredients: 1/2 cup lemon curd 1/2 cup spreadable goat cheese Mini fillo dough shells Method: Mix the lemon curd and goat cheese with an electric mixer. Fill ready made fillo dough shells with lemon cheese mixture. Serve and enjoy! The fillo dough shells that I got […]

Top 3 places to buy souvenirs in San Francisco

#3 Fisherman’s Wharf If you are looking for the quintessential souvenir, Fisherman’s Wharf is the place to go. From post cards to sweat shirts to shot glasses, this place has it all. While you are there, try the clam chowder in a San Francisco Sourdough bowl. #2 Chinatown San Francisco’s Chinatown is the largest and […]

3 Beauty Global Rituals that Work for Every Ethnicity

Beauty has always been one of the feminine priorities. Since the beginning of humanity, women have sought to follow the canons of what is considered attractive at the time. For example, women in prehistory sought to have large hips and breasts to attract men, which meant they were more fertile and therefore better candidates to […]

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New York’s Finest Food Trucks

Whether you are living in NYC or just visiting, the street food is something everyone looks forward to. A few years ago food trucks carried simple menus like burgers, fries, hot dogs and ice-cream. Not anymore. Food trucks in NYC have become elaborate feeding hungry patrons local and international cuisine. Cheesesteak, Pizza, Seafood, fresh-fried falafel […]

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