Month: July 2013

Lemon Brownies with Blueberries in a Mascarpone Trifle

  I learned to cook from my Mother.   When I was a kid my Mom was always in the kitchen making a cake or brownies or home made Tollhouse Cookies.   Our kitchen I grew up in had an old antique oven from the fifties.   It was a bad ass oven.  My Grandmother has a similar …

I Heart Running and a recipe for Coffee Almond Ice Cream Cake

     Its official.     I think I love to run.     At this point, I can’t go a day without running.    Some times I run twice in one day if I have time.    And you know what?    I’m thinking now it may be in my blood and I just never knew it.    There were definitely warning …

Team Wasted Wenches Travels to Munich (And a recipe for German Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies)

    “Bitte ein Bier!” These words got me through Germany in 2007. Or maybe it was    “Bitte ein Kaffe! ”   Coffee and beer; two things the Germans do very well. Over the four days I spent in Munich I would have more than enough of both as well as Brats, German style potato salad, crackling pork knuckles, …

Don’t forget to pack the Gas X!

    I might do some pretty embarrassing things while awake, but what I do in my sleep is even better.        My best friend’s husband is a pilot in the air force and for four years they were stationed at Mildenhall, U.K. I never thought Britain would be a place I would like to visit. I mean I …

Alaska Part 1, under the midnight sun with 500 mosquitos

        Talkeetna Alaska is the perfect small town, to me. Where else will you see flannel covered nomads driving ATV’s through town with their hunting dogs sitting on the back? It’s a town where you can order sourdough flapjacks for breakfast with a side of elk sausage.         Talkeetna is situated 150 miles north of …