Foodie Friday, Texas

Foodie Friday: Buttermilk Cake

We made it through another week! Happy Friday all, are you ready for the weekend? I sure am. Alright, the last few weeks I’ve been posting healthy, savory recipes this week we are going to go to the other end of the spectrum: something sweet. Now, I love old family recipes, around Christmas time I… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Buttermilk Cake

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Foodie Friday: Farro with Roasted Vegetables

Most of the time on this blog I focus on main dishes or the protein for a meal. With that in mind today’s recipe is a side dish. This dish is great because you can change it up based on the ingredients you have on hand. I’m going to lay this recipe out a little… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Farro with Roasted Vegetables

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Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

So I found a variant of this recipe, made it, the pesto is wonderful. However, I’m not 100% sure what to do with it to tell the truth. Although I did figure out that it was a bad idea to try and cook it at all. So if you do use this recipe toss it… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

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Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

As you learned from this post, I like to try my hand at baking. I know it has been a while since I posted about it but both my boyfriend and I were doing weight loss challenges and well bread doesn’t help you to win. Anyway, we are both still working to keep the weight… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

China, Travel Tales

China: Along the Yangtze: March 2016

There was something peaceful about being on the river boat. We were finally away from the large crowds and constant lights and traffic. Opaque and milky, the greenish-gray of jade, that’s how the waters of the Yangtze looked to me. There seemed to have always been a mist hanging over the river and the shore.… Continue reading China: Along the Yangtze: March 2016

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China: Chongqing and the Yangtze: March 2016

Sorry for the delay in posting. Life gets in the way of writing sometimes but I back at it. On our last morning in Xi’an I and two of the friends I’d made in China, that were in the tour group with us, took a walk towards to remnants of the wall that had once… Continue reading China: Chongqing and the Yangtze: March 2016