Detox: Day Two

I went to see a nutritionist last week.  My goal was to bring down triglycerides, bring up good cholesterol, and bring down bad cholesterol.  I figure if I do those things, my weight will go down, my energy will go up, and I’ll feel generally better. This week I began my diet

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Häagen-Dazs Five

Recently, ice cream maker Häagen-Dazs released a new line of ice creams called “ Five “. The idea behind this brilliant product is that the ice cream contains only five basic ingredients: including milk, cream, sugar, egg, and a flavor such as chocolate, mint, ginger, or brown sugar.   Color me

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The Omnivore’s Hundred

I found this interesting link today from a renowned foodie’s blog. Here’s what I want you to do: 1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions. 2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten. 3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating. 4) Optional

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New Grill

I am very excited, because today, my lovely wife bought me a new grill. It was precisely the one I wanted. I do a lot of cooking and really enjoy attempting grand recipes, and it’s going to be a lot of fun using this beast.  With 42,000 BTUs across three

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Sunday Eats

Marvelous day for good eats, eh? It was sunny and 95F here in Florida, the perfect day for a refreshing afternoon snack. After a quick trip to The Fresh Market , Jennifer and I munched on this: The perfect afternoon snack: perfectly ripe sideless yellow watermelon slices with huge fresh

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Cooking With Cocoa and Chilis

Since I’ve been learning a little more about cooking, I’ve been trying to focus a little less on just grilling meat. Aside from a 2.5 lb prime grade cowboy cut ribeye that I burned the other day (it was salvagable once I trimmed away a black layer), I’ve got the

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