Yummy Yuca (Frita)!

Many of you have probably heard of yuca, but aren’t necessarily sure what it is.  Well, really the word ‘yucca’ can mean a few things (and is spelled differently in different realms).  Most Americans might think of the tropical plant that many of us have had in our homes at one time or another, but … More Yummy Yuca (Frita)!

March 31st, 2012: Aunt Barbara; Toots; Meatloaf and ESL

Hey all and happy Saturday! It’s been a really long, busy week here and I’m taking a little break from everything by just hanging around the house on a rainy day. There’s been lots to catch up on, but I haven’t had too much time to be writing, so now that I’ve got the chance… … More March 31st, 2012: Aunt Barbara; Toots; Meatloaf and ESL

Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor Celebrates Gay Marriage

Ben & Jerry’s, the world-famous ice cream makers, have unveiled a brand new flavor named and packaged in support of gay marriage. The newly named, apple pie-flavored Apple-y Ever After came about after the company partnered with gay rights organization Stonewall to help raise awareness as the debate on gay marriage heats up this month … More Ben & Jerry’s New Flavor Celebrates Gay Marriage

A Cookie History – Nabisco’s Marshmallow Sandwich

At my nephew Jake’s birthday dinner tonight, an interesting topic came up, one that I’d never heard of before. It all started when my brother’s father-in-law, Tim, asked my mom a question: “Hey Joan, do you remember a cookie…” “I already know what you’re going to ask me. Yes…” And so it began. Apparently there … More A Cookie History – Nabisco’s Marshmallow Sandwich