Archive for January, 2012

Carne Bistec


Carne Bistec is Colombian steak with onions and tomatoes. I have never tried this meal before, I’m not even sure I’ve ever had Colombian food. But on my quest to try new recipes, I stumbled across this one. I am not the biggest fan of cooked tomatoes, but wanted to give them another chance.   […]

I love Mexican – my two favorites are fajitas and enchiladas. For the most part, it is always good and cheap – also two of my favorite things. The only thing I’ve ever made at home are tacos because of their simplicity. It was time to step it up a notch so I made chicken […]



“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein I admit, I am a big people pleaser. I hate saying no and will stretch myself way too thin to make everyone happy. Like a […]

The first recipe I tried was a Creamy Shrimp and Mushroom Pasta. I found it on Pinterest (original recipe can be found here). We had some shrimp in the freezer and it seemed easy enough to start with. I am ashamed to admit I had never cooked shrimp before so I was terrified of overcooking […]

New Years Resolutions Definition : (noun) a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year. via the Cambridge Dictionary   Every year, as the clock ticks down to midnight, I rack my brain trying to think of my New Years […]