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Empanada Recipe

Empanada Recipe

I had my first empanada in Spain over 15 years ago.  I fell in love with this fried stuffed pastry and have been eating it ever since.  Empanadas can vary by country both in size and fillings, so you can play with this recipe…

May 20, 2016
Spanish tortilla recipe
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Spanish Tortilla recipe

The Tortilla Española or Spanish Tortilla (also referred to as a Spanish Omelet) is a traditional dish in Spain.  You can order it at any restaurant for a round of tapas and it’s very simple to make.…

April 25, 2016

5 Amazing Places To Eat In Palm Springs

While my dad cooked on Christmas Day, we ate dinner out the rest of our time in Palm Springs.  My dad and Jerry took us to all of their favorite restaurants and I have to admit that we had some incredible food.  In no…

January 18, 2016

Monster Cookie recipe

In my Christmas post, I mentioned my mom’s homemade Monster Cookies.  For anyone interested in the recipe, here you go.  Beware, this makes a HUGE batch of cookies!…

January 7, 2016

The Boise Christmas Show 2015

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’ve been looking forward to this event and writing this post for weeks.  The Boise Christmas Show is an annual event held the first weekend in December at Expo Idaho.  It’s one of my favorite holiday events and my…

December 13, 2015
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My top 3 Thanksgivings away from home

My first Thanksgiving away from home was my freshman year in college.  Being so far from home, it just wasn’t worth it to pay $500 to get back to Idaho for only a few days.  My family is very close and we consider the…

November 28, 2015

Alexandria, VA

I woke up Thursday morning pretty exhausted, but I had to get up and get ready for the conference.  Our first day went really well, aside from the fact that the lunch wasn’t very good and they ran out of food before everyone got…

November 23, 2015

Haunted Dinner

For most people, there are some things in their hometown that sound fun and exciting, but for some reason, they’ve never done.  Sometimes I think it’s harder to do things in your own town than it is on vacation.  When you’re somewhere else you…

October 18, 2015

Boise International Market – update

I wanted to do an update to last week’s blog on the Boise International Market (BIM).  If any of you have visited the GoFundMe page that was started for the families, you’ve seen that the Boise community raised more than the $50,000 goal in just a…

September 28, 2015

Boise International Market

I was planning to continue with my backpacking trip this week, but felt the need to highlight a local tragedy and also comment on our ability to come together as a community when we choose to.…

September 20, 2015