cornish game hen recipe

Creole Cornish Game Hen Recipe

This Cornish game hen recipe is so easy and delicious. I made it last January for our New Year’s Day meal; I’m thinking of cooking it again for our Easter dinner main dish. Rubbed with my homemade creole seasoning, this version of Cornish hen is baked in a cast iron skillet, yielding maximum flavor with […]

apple cider vinegar hair rinse

How to Do an Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse

This winter, I got a little bored with my hair routine and began wearing it flat ironed straight. I enjoyed having a different hairstyle but repeated blow-drying and flat-ironing sucked the life out of my curls. There are areas that won’t curl like before, which is a problem since I wear my hair curly the […]

easy weekend recipes

7 Easy Weekend Recipes to Make During Your Downtime

Cooking on the weekends is so relaxing. I can take my time in the kitchen, without feeling rushed to put a meal on the table. If I don’t cook for the entire week, I know that by Sunday I’ll have made something hearty and satisfying with enough leftovers to make into tacos, sandwiches, or salad […]

grapefruit zest face mask

Avocado, Honey & Grapefruit Zest Face Mask

Every morning, after his workout, Honey Bear eats a wedge of grapefruit, two hard boiled eggs, and a cup of green tea for breakfast. And each day, he tosses the grapefruit rind into the garbage, without either of us giving it a second thought. On a recent morning, the phone rang, distracting him from the […]

how to make chocolate covered strawberries

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

I’m so happy I learned how to make chocolate covered strawberries. They are a premium-priced indulgence; around Valentine’s Day, the average chocolate shop in Los Angeles charges $20 for only a half-dozen. I definitely don’t mind splurging once in awhile, but I can polish off a whole dozen of chocolate covered strawberries in one sitting. […]