It’s been a while… time to get Cookin’!
Sorry I have been so silent, but life has been busy. I think it's starting to slow down, so I'm back in the kitchen and starting to work on some new recipes (or writing up some old ones).
The Art of the Cheese Plate: A simple approach
When having a party, a cheese plate is a wonderful appetizer that will generally become a focal point with people gathered around chatting. Making a cheese plate doesn't need to be fancy, but here's some things to think about when creating your work of art.
Happy Mother’s Day Mom… I miss you every day
It's been 7 years since the last time I celebrated Mother's Day with my mom. It's terrifying to think that so much time has gone by since her passing, but one thing remains strong: I still miss her every day.
Happy New Year… Happy New Me
I didn't start my transformation last year on January 1st, but I'm going to continue this new me through the new year.
Not all of you know me (some of you are my friends and family), so you may not know the struggle I have had over the last umpteen years with my weight. It's not a struggle only known to me, many people struggle with their weight in many shapes and forms. For each person, it is a personal struggle that is unique to them.
My struggle has been someone public once I posted the article Confessions of a Carboholic article
. Today I am reflecting back on this last year and celebrate my wins (and hopefully let go of my failures).
How to… Blind Bake a Pie Crust
I'm sure some of you will ask "Why would I want to blind bake a Pie crust". Blind baking the crust is a great way to pre-bake your crust without having it bubble up.
Confessions of a Carboholic
Hi, my name is Vivian, and I'm a carboholic. You may think that I'm being disrespectful to alcoholics/etc., but for me, this really is a serious problem.