Motivational Mondays with Trisha: Cooking

Cooking is one of my love languages. When done with love instead of obligation, it can be therapeutic There's something calming and rewarding about the start and finish of a dish. How is cooking motivational? The ability to cook is rarely a gift. Most of the time, it is learned. The title of good cook... Continue Reading →

French Toast Needs Sugar

French Toast was one of the first stove top things I learned to cook. Since it was harder to burn, I preferred making them over pancakes. To this day, I prefer making French Roast over pancake made from a complete mix. Yes, the ready to make mix only calls for water and a hot skillet,... Continue Reading →

Soothing Cooking by Imamu Room

Shoutout to YouTube promoting Imamu Room's Week of Husbento Boxes on my feed. This probably happened, because I am interested in learning how to make japanese cuisine. Part of this comes from a desire to reduce takeout cost in my families budget. Plus, food looks so cute and delicious in anime. [Side Note: Kakuriyo: Bed... Continue Reading →

Pioneer Woman is Taking Over My Kitchen

Ree Drummond is one of my favorite Food Network stars. I started watching her in 2013. At first, I only watched Food Network Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. Occasionally, I watched the history of different foods. One Saturday morning, I was up early and Ree was on. She was working on recipes you could make now... Continue Reading →

Are Digital Recipes Replacing Print Cookbooks

During the 90s, I used to flip through cookbooks to figure out what I was going to make. Sometimes, I'd cut the suggested recipes off of food packages. I didn't have a great filing system. So, they were scattered throughout the spice rack and cookbooks. In the early 2000s, I started searching the web for... Continue Reading →

Pan Fried Plantains, Please!

Right off the bat, I do not like bananas. It is a texture thing for me. Since they are a good source of potassium, I blend them into my protein shakes and banana bread. Since they are blended in, it is edible to me. I do not like banana pudding or cake, because those dishes... Continue Reading →

Steak-UMMS Cheese Steaks for Dinner

When it comes to feeding my family, I try to incorporate fresh vegetables as much as I can. Some of my favorite vegetables to work with are peppers, mushrooms and onions. Fresh vegetables and fruit have a short shelf life. Regardless of the recipe, I dice, chop or slice a portion of them in advance.... Continue Reading →

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