The Resilience of Fresh Mint

Even though my container garden has gone from bountiful to barren due to neglect, I’m grateful for the resilience of fresh mint… Coming in clutch for my morning smoothie! 🙂

Homemade Ramen Noodle Success

While living in Austin, TX, I discovered the wonders of Ramen… the soul food of Japan. And the restaurant responsible for my ramen noodle re-education—Ramen Tatsu-ya. The ramen noodle bowls served at Ramen Tatsu-ya are not to be confused with the ramen noodle packs of college survival years, complete with those sodium-loaded flavor packets. Ramen Tatsu-ya noodles are tender, served…

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Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth

Girl Scout Cookie Temptation I’m sorry I missed you last week. I was busy doing what turned out to be a full-time job: picking up and distributing Girl Scout cookies! As I found myself surrounded by those tasty once-a-year cookie treats, sorting them in preparation for delivery (and sampling my favorite flavors), I paused long enough to check the nutrition…

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