Winter Road Trip

We added another city to our "TEXAS: The European Tour" list. We drove to Odessa. Okay, we drove through Odessa. We bought gas in Odessa. We really wanted to go to the Meteor Crater Museum in Odessa. But after driving nearly two miles down that lonely stretch of road out in the middle of nowhere,…

Ramadan 1438 (2017)

Well, in sticking with my usual Ramadan traditions, breakfast was LATE on the first night this year, too. I had big plans, people. BIG plans. We had the dates soaking in milk for about 13 hours. We had freshly made mango juice. We had hummous and baba ghanouj and I even remembered to have my…

Ow

How long does it take one to truly learn to not touch one's face, eyes, nose, lips after seeding and/or cutting up Serrano peppers no matter HOW MANY times one washes one's hands?? I have been cooking since I was 14 years old. So, if I use the new core curriculum math to figure this,…