Our society and what has been deemed acceptable/unacceptable has changed over the years for both better and worse. PETAs proposed changes to phrases such as "Kill two birds with one stone" and "Be the guinea pig" definitely falls under the worse category. PETA announced on Twitter that phrases such as “flog a dead horse” and… Continue reading Feed Two Birds With One Scone
For the last few weeks, it's been brain numbingly cold. Even the thought of going outside for any reason at all, layered up or not, is excrutiating. As much as I complain about the temperature here, my husband and son work in northern Alberta where it's been even worse, and to add insult to injury,… Continue reading Take This Polar Vortex and Shove It
Nothing like a sucker punch to the soul to get you ready for the day. While I set my alarm to THE most annoying emergency blare on my iPhone, my husband has his set to a local radio station. Usually, it's crap music but yesterday I heard about 5 seconds of "Better Man" by Pearl… Continue reading Can I Be Remastered, Please?
Experiencing Mardi Gras in New Orleans is on both of our bucket lists. By the time we actually make it there, no one will want to see our breasts. No one will give us beads if we show them. This I am confident in. That being said, Mardi Gras is about much more than just… Continue reading Mardi Gras!
King Cake I have to say that I have always been fairly anxious when working with yeast breads. I love cooking meals but I've always felt that baking wasn't necessarily my thing. Since starting our blog and facing my fears, I've realized I am a baker! Mardi Gras is a French term which literally translates into… Continue reading Dolly’s Mardi Gras King Cake
Jambalaya on Riced Cauliflower What I am about to tell you will have most Louisiana cooks reeling. Due to allergies and specialized diets, we did not cook the rice with the sauce.... Now that you've recovered from your shock, let me defend myself. Due to allergies and specialized diets, not everyone was eating rice. Whenever… Continue reading Creole Jambalaya
Hurricanes were apparently invented to get rid of the overstock of rum that bars were forced to buy during WWII in order to get a case of the much coveted whiskey and scotch. The first Hurricane is credited to New Orlean's tavern owner Pat O'Brien. Hurricanes have been referred to as 'alcoholic kool-aid' due to… Continue reading Hurricane