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.
Time to get my BBQ on!
This weekend is the Silicon Valley KCBS BBQ Competition and I am trying to get ready to participate in the Backyard Competition.
How to… Blanch Vegetables
Blanching your vegetables is the process of scalding vegetables in boiling water for several minutes. Why blanch? The best reason is that it prevents Blah vegetables! It's also necessary if you want to freeze your vegetables for use later.