Adventures in Sushi; Sushi Making for Dummies

This year for Christmas I decide to buy my boyfriend a sushi bazooka. If I had one complaint it would be, I really wish the directions had come in English.  As in I am making Japanese sushi, why are all the instructions in French? I think I may have just made him foie gras. I …

I’ll Have the Nut Cream; Regional Cuisine of Baja

My home town is not well known for its regional cuisine. Spoiler alert; it’s not nut cream! The running joke in my rural mountain home town is that the regional cuisine is squirrel. We are mainly joking. So instead I would like to share a blog about a “regional cuisine” from my favorite vacation town, a …

Bacon it’s so Delicious it’s Worth Ending friendships

Is there anything better than crispy, crispy bacon goodness? Unless you’re a vegetarian and then your life is just incomplete. In the last month and a half I’ve tried to mainly eat a vegan diet so the times I’ve been eating any meat at all let alone bacon are few and far between. Also my …

Desperate Housewives of the OC vs The Snot Monster

I definitely offended some desperate housewives today. One thing is for sure and that is you can take the mountain girl out of the mountains but you can’t take the mountains out of the girl. At 6 AM this fall morning I got up before the sun and slurped my coffee with some protein powder …

The Best Homemade Curry Powder

Today was supposed to be the easy workout day. Than I chased our dog and another dog who was attacking her down a dirt road, throwing my mountain bike down in the middle of a dirt road. Meanwhile this crazy mutt’s seventy year old owner was kicking my ass beating me by a quarter mile trying …