Tag: foodgasm

It’s Taco Time!

It’s Taco Time!

Ummm guys, is it bad if I’m trying to celebrate “Taco Tuesday” on a Friday? You know what, don’t care. This is happening. When are tacos ever a bad idea? Answer: NEVER.   These aren’t as magical as the tacos from back home but I don’t […]

Gelato… Ciao bello

Gelato… Ciao bello

Happy Summer Solstice everyone! It’s officially the first day of my favorite season! Unfortunately for me, warm weather is just one more excuse for me to eat ice cream. I’ve been trying soooo hard not to eat ice cream like every single day.  Still trying to […]

One Lovely Blog Award!

One Lovely Blog Award!

Aggghhh guys I’m so excited! I have been nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award!one-lovely-blog-award-1

I would like to thank Neat Habitat for nominating me, it’s truly an honor! I totally recommend that you stop by Neat Habitat. There’s everything from droolworthy recipes to health and wellness tips to the occasional what we’ll call “Caption That Picture” contests (super fun!).

Here are 7 things that you don’t know about me!

  1. I own every season of I Love Lucy on DVD. Yeaahhh I’m kind of a huge Lucille Ball Fan!
  2. I not only own but have read every book in the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories series (the ones published from 1930-1981) twice.
  3. I’m an only child.
  4. I’ve watched Pride and Prejudice with my mom (the one with Keira Knightley) probablyyy about 100 times.
  5. I’m 23 and I still don’t know how to swim….yeahhh kinda sad huh?
  6. I love roller coasters!
  7. I’m a reformed shopaholic. Ok, I’m not really reformed.

I follow a lot of awesome blogs! Here are a few that I would like to nominate for the One Lovely Blog Award!

  1. Fabi’s Recipes
  2. Chewettes
  3. The Cooking Spoon
  4. The Cosmopolitan Lab
  5. The Dining Diaries
  6. Salt Paprika
  7. Bibi’s Delightful Desserts
  8. My Extended Weekend
  9. Liswynfarm
  10. My Food Belly

Congratulations to all the nominees! If you choose to accept this nomination, here are the rules!

  • Post to accept the nomination
  • Thank the person who nominated you and link to their blogs
  • List 7 things about yourself
  • Link to 10 blogs you nominate
  • Post the rules

Thanks again to Neat Habitat for the nomination!

Until next time food lovers!

Coney Island Cravings

Coney Island Cravings

Ok so this isn’t from THE Coney Island (Random fact: I’ve never been to New York. Crazy right?). This cheese laden creation comes from Coney Island in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This little spot has been serving up hot fresh chili-cheesiness since 1926. What we have here […]

(Almost) Homemade Doughnuts.

(Almost) Homemade Doughnuts.

Hello fellow foodies! Time for another post about doughnuts! Quiz time. Which lovely doughnut shop did this little beauty came from?         A) Krispy Kreme B) Dunkin’ Donuts C) None of the above       If you guessed C) ladies and gentlemen […]

¡Dulce Dulce!

¡Dulce Dulce!

I live for Krispy Kreme doughnuts. I’ve defended Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Anytime someone has tried to rant about how amazing Dunkin’ Donuts is, I’ve had to say, “Uhhh excuse me, Dunkin’s got nothin’ on Krispy Kreme.” They just taste lighter and yummier and just…I don’t know, they’re just better. I’ll always be team Krispy Kreme but when I’m in Washington D.C. I’ll have to cheat a little. There seems to be a trend of making the doughnut experience luxurious and I’m loving it!

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We’re all used to the usual glazed, sprinkled, and cake doughnuts. They’ll always have a special place in our hearts. But sometimes we need to spice it up with something a little different.  Enter GBD. What does that stand for you ask? GOLDEN BROWN DELICIOUS. Doesn’t that name just give you chills? I came across this gem on Instagram while searching for the best D.C. eateries. When I walked into GBD I felt so overwhelmed, but in a good way! There were so many enticing choices it was hard for me to pick! I mean, they have doughnuts with bacon on top people. Bacon! And they don’t just have doughnuts. They have fried chicken. Yes I said fried chicken. Fried chicken and doughnuts seems to be a thing now. I don’t know why and I don’t care. It’s a beautiful thing.  I finally had to ask the cashier what her favorites were. She told me that the Dulce de Leche was absolutely heavenly.

Honey let me tell you that was the best doughnut I’ve had in my 22 years on this earth. The texture resembles a sour creme doughnut so it’s got a nice crunch on the outside. And the inside… soft, moist, melt in your mouth deliciousness. Somehow the inside even tasted creamy. How did they do it?! The top is finished off with a generous layer of coconut flakes. Now I’d like to go on the record and say that I absolutely DESPISE coconut. With a burning passion. I like the flavor of it but the texture just irks me. I’m weird like that. But I have to say I actually loved the coconut on top! It just worked.

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I loved the look and atmosphere of the restaurant itself. It was modern meets rustic if you can picture that.

I think this would be a nice alternative to the typical chaotic coffee shop. It was such a relaxed environment. Should my dreams come true and I get to live in D.C. I can definitely see myself becoming a morning regular here. Well not too much of a regular!

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I’m sorry Krispy Kreme! I still love you!

Until next time food lovers!

*Just a note, as I finished this post I realized that GBD has temporarily closed. But don’t worry! They are currently undergoing a transformation and they’ll be back better than ever. I’ll keep you posted!

Put a Little Soul in it…

Put a Little Soul in it…

Hi all! Today I’m posting my blog’s first recipe! Put a little soul into your dinner with this recipe for my mom’s greens. Just a note: some ingredients do not have precise measurements/instructions. My mom is a pro and kind of cooked by taste. Does that […]