By now, I've tried myriad combinations of fruit juice with Stiggins' Fancy, and the true star of all my drinks is that rum. It's smooth, tastes delicious; I could simply drink it by itself. The Hula Cocktail "Love camping? Fancy yourself a mixologist? Hate clean-up? The Hula Cocktail is an easy and delicious camping companion … Continue reading A new cocktail is born!
I love London. I have this fascination with all things British, and my brief but wonderful time living there has made me appreciate it all the more. I love food, I'd say that's why it's difficult for me to lose weight, but it's not. Stress is why I have trouble losing weight, but that's another … Continue reading Ooooh, you ‘fancy’!
All over Southeast Asia, you'll find a popular dessert made with black sticky rice. In America, most times, you'll find these desserts made with white sticky rice and paired with some type of tropical fruit, usually mangoes or papayas. However, it's the black sticky rice that reigned supreme during my visit to Vietnam. I instantly … Continue reading Back to Basics: Making Black Rice Pudding
One of the things I find hardest to give up is drinking while on a diet. Happy hours, socials, or just a nice glass of red wine with Friday night dinner - all of it goes out the window! You can't expect your friends or bartender to know what's low in calories. I wish someone … Continue reading Drinking and diets, oh my!