When on travel I try to find local place to enjoy my coffee. Big chains like Starbucks are fine, but they are the same everywhere. They do not carry the local flare and they don 't really let you feel the local atmosphere. Restaurants although they deal with the local crowds and cuisine are a bit more formal. Coffee shops allow for a more casual free-spirited atmosphere, and usually they have the air of the underground and alternative people. Sometimes these coffee shops are a treat. And that 's what the Backstage Coffee was.Read More
Monthly Archives February 2009
Chocolate one way or the other, is the one thing I love – I LOVE – that has not yet made it in the blog. This is quite astonishing. I don ‘t even know why. But this is all history now. Last Valentine s after watching a million shows on the history of chocolate the temptation was too much not to give in and make something chocolaty. The only think available was the bitter chocolate that I used when I was making the mudslide cookies. Well then after all I had talked about chocolate… but it is never enough for chocolate.
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After a busy month, and a big absence I am back with more recipes. As you probably guessed by the tittle, I am going to speak for the condiments, those creamy things that are on every fast food table and on every refrigerator. The trinity of those condiments are the mustard, the ketchup, and the mayonnaise. All those condiments, are very easy to make, but for some reason we have been taught that they only come in jar. Well they don ‘t!!! They are easy to make and they are so flavorful, that once you try them, you will never go back to the store bought again. Well you might go, but you will not like it.