I’ve never needed an excuse to eat a pancake, but I’ve recently discovered there are at least three good reasons to eat them: Headlines everywhere say today, February 28, 2012, is IHOP’s National Pancake Day, where you can eat free pancakes with the option of making a donation that benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals ©. [...]
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One of my rewards in the middle of the day is a Starbucks drive-thru for a grande, nonfat, nowhip mocha (NFNWM). I’ll even meet friends, or make my first Match.com rendez-vous at a Starbucks. While I still love her, I’m a bit bored with the green mermaid, and it’s time to discover new coffee houses, [...]
As a former pastry chef, I always have liqueurs on hand. When people see my shelves of bottles I assure them that “they are for baking purposes.” Some people smirk a little with skepticism. The truth is I do not drink much, and these luscious liquids are reserved for flavoring chocolate truffles or sweet sauces [...]
Do you drink your tea naked? It’s summer and while many of us have stripped off those winter layers, it’s time we dressed up our tea. It’s National Iced Tea Month and just in time too. We’ve finally had some warm days and we can expect them to only get hotter. Cool off your backyard [...]
It’s the morning after Valentine’s Day. Roses are beautifully displayed on the counter. There are some leftover chocolates and port; and hopefully, some articles of clothing recklessly strewn about after an evening of love. Continue the passion with a breakfast of culinary aphrodisiacs. Some foods are simply erotic by nature, and the white asparagus is [...]