December 30, 2013

Let's start the new year with some free stuff! St. Timothy's Catholic Church is hosting their 6th annual charity pig roast. As a hedonist, I'm not big on organized religion, but I'm very big on charity and puerco asado so this event is right up my alley. Fifteen teams will be competing and live roasting their pigs for bragging rights the best pig title.

Food Blogger Cookie Swap Recipe: Sea Salt, Pistachio and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies!

December 11, 2013

The Food Blogger Cookie Swap is a fundraiser with all of the proceeds going to Cookies For Kids' Cancer. I try to take part in as much charity work as I can, so this cookie swap allows me the opportunity to tie in two of my other passions: my blog and baking. For my second year in the cookie swap, I decided to keep things slightly old school with a mild twist.  I've been in a bit of a creative funk as of late, so I asked for some help on this recipe. The Hungry Mother was kind enough to share with me her amazing sea salt, pistachio and dark chocolate chip cookie recipe. She makes kick-ass cakes, pastries and all sorts of delicious shit. So, I'm ridiculously lucky to have her helping me with this. 

La Latina Is My New Lunch Time Addiction

December 2, 2013

A few months back a lot of my coworkers told me I had to check out La Latina. Then, about a week later my blogger friend, Javier from GourmandJ, advised me there was a small Venezuelan place he needed me to check out called La Latina. It quickly became evident that I had to go to this place, si o si