It’s Super Satisfying Trimming Meat!

Who doesn’t love a great cut of meat procured for a super great price in bulk? Vegetarians, THAT question was not for you. But seriously, there’s nothing like buying a whole beef tenderloin and getting it home to prep, then after a couple of filet cuts, you hit gristle and you’re like “what the heck?!”Continue reading “It’s Super Satisfying Trimming Meat!”

Dried Chili Salsa

Ingredients 6 oz dried Guajillo Chili 6 oz dried Padilla Chili 2 Tbsp of dried chili Pequins (if you like spicy, if not, then omit) 2 HEADS of garlic peeled 1 sweet yellow onion peeled 2-3 Tbsp sea salt 4-5 limes juiced 1 Tbsp dried Cumin 1 bunch (2 cups) fresh Cilantro 1 Tbsp vegetableContinue reading “Dried Chili Salsa”

Here is a quick and easy way to peel a lot of garlic at once!!

I love to make chili 🌶 salsas! I feel like it takes me back to my Latin American and Indigenous American roots. But with my mass batches of salsa comes a lot of garlic peeling. 😳 Like several heads of garlic at once. I wouldn’t say it’s one of my favorite jobs, but someone hasContinue reading “Here is a quick and easy way to peel a lot of garlic at once!!”

Chateau Latour-Martillac Vineyard(Bordeaux, France)

Let me preface this entry with my husband and I are by no means wine experts. we both greatly appreciate well made wine, but price and prestige are not a factor with our “likes”. The terroir at this vineyard is situated on a bed of limestone pebbles. A hold over from a time when thisContinue reading “Chateau Latour-Martillac Vineyard(Bordeaux, France)”

Quick Dinner: Venison Wagyu Meatballs with Sauce

Okay, so admittedly this sounds super complex, but don’t let the ingredients deter you from trying this recipe. I try to make most recipes, on the fly and without directions. Not because i don’t like following directions but mostly because i like to make shit up and see how it goes. 🤷‍♀️ Plus, i loveContinue reading “Quick Dinner: Venison Wagyu Meatballs with Sauce”

Quick 10-minute lunch for two: Pan Sautéed Salmon with Fresh Corn

This recipe is so quick and easy, i just threw this together in between work meetings! The results are juicy and oh, so enjoyable that you might want a glass of wine with your meal! This recipe is my “go to” for an impromptu dinner party…whenever those start to happen again! 🤷‍♀️ Cut the filetContinue reading “Quick 10-minute lunch for two: Pan Sautéed Salmon with Fresh Corn”

Airport Eats: Chicken + Beer at The Atlanta Airport

A recent trip to Athens, GA for a Framily wedding put us through the Atlanta airport. After a weekend of incredible eats and a lot of drinking i was actually ready to head home on Sunday and start back in to a workout and clean eating regimen for the next week. I was a littleContinue reading “Airport Eats: Chicken + Beer at The Atlanta Airport”

St. Malo, The Mystical Mont St. Michel, and the Walled City.

Follow along as I figure out how to order a beer in French and discover the magic of the coolest place you’ve never heard of (Mont Saint Michel) and the Walled City of St. Malo