Easy Smokin! Nothing Tastes Better Than Food That’s Smoked

Here is an easy, frugal way to smoke your food that won't break the budget. Smoking food can be costly especially if you purchase those big bulky smokers. We lack available patio space and it really is not a good idea to put something that heats up on a grassy area. It not only kills … Continue reading Easy Smokin! Nothing Tastes Better Than Food That’s Smoked

Want a Healthy Snack? Try Roasted Chickpeas!

  Hello Lovelies, Chickpeas are an amazing legume with endless possibilities.  Not only do they provide us with yummy hummus and are absolutely delicious in soups, they also roast really well. By spending a long period of time in the oven, they get very crunchy throughout, even more so than chips. You wouldn't think legumes … Continue reading Want a Healthy Snack? Try Roasted Chickpeas!

7 Easy Steps to Make Homemade Fermented Sauerkraut

Fermenting food is a lost art, but gaining momentum recently.  It is one of the original ways of preserving food.  Yet most do not realize that we already eat some fermented foods.  Coffee, olives, and soy sauce to name a few. Vegetables though, are fantastic when they are fermented.  Why? The nutrition within that vegetable … Continue reading 7 Easy Steps to Make Homemade Fermented Sauerkraut

Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder (Pernil) -Getting the Most Out of Your Meat

Hello Lovelies, As always, I've been cooking my fool head off!  One meal we cook often is Pernil.  My family loves Pernil and it is so easy to make especially since I didn't grow up with this type of cuisine. For those who aren't aware, my darling babydoll is Puerto Rican. It is a marinated … Continue reading Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder (Pernil) -Getting the Most Out of Your Meat