I know technically summer is over, but can we have one last summery recipe?
I mean, it still feels like summer in Texas, and will for another few months. But people in other parts of the world are talking about pumpkin and squash, and honestly, I’m totally not ready for fall yet. (Who am I kidding, I never am)
So let’s make ourselves some margaritas, grab some chips, and eat some salsa!read more
Living in Texas has made me quite the connoisseur of margaritas. Especially when it’s 105 outside, that’s all I want. And maybe some chips and guac... Unfortunately, a lot of places put agave syrup in their margaritas, which...read more
AKA: Maria talks about science.
Disclaimer: Both of my parents are biologists. Somehow, though, I hated science in school (especially chemistry). Now I’m about to talk to you about chemistry. The world is weird, isn’t it?
Welcome to go messy or go hungry!
I’ve been cooking since before I was tall enough to see over the counter, and I’ve joked about starting a food blog forever, but I wasn’t sure I had anything important to say.
That changed about a year ago when I decided to actually take control of my chronic digestive issues, and wildly changed my diet (as in, no wheat, no lactose, cutting out very specific fruits & vegetables)…read more
Sometimes you don’t realize how much you love something until you can’t have it anymore.
This is what happened with me and chocolate chip cookies. I never ate cookies with what one would call “frequency,” but as soon as I went wheat free, I started craving them like crazy…
Oh, pizza. My obsession with pizza started at a young age. I think it started when I discovered my parents’ pizza stone. Soon, I was making pizza with such frequency that I managed to break said pizza stone. (well, it was old…)read more
IBS = Irritable Bowel Syndrome. God I hate that name.
It’s like when you’re having a bad day and someone comments, “Well, you sure are grumpy today.” That just makes me more grumpy.
Perhaps I should back up. IBS is a gastrointestinal disorder…read more
I’m not a morning person, and I can’t function properly until I’ve had coffee & breakfast. So the last thing I want to do in the morning is think about what I’m going to eat. Enter granola, the ideal breakfast…read more