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Take Your Taste Buds on a Trip

The wanderlust bug has been biting me BAD recently. And it’s really not the best timing, considering the whole husband-and-three-kids thing…much less the paying-bills thing. Plane tickets are so far out of the realm of possibility that I’m resorting to fantasies of stowing away in oversize carry-ons. (I’m short; I could probably get away with it.) So what’s a girl to do when her heart says “Seoul!” and her wallet says “Seriously?”

I’ll tell you what I’m doing: I’m booking a trip to my kitchen to make my globe-trotting fantasies a reality—food-wise, at least. Because even if I’m not noshing on chicken Florentine in a 19th-century piazza or chicken teriyaki in a bustling Tokyo cafe, I’m still enjoying some awesome eats from the comfort of my kitchen. And no flight delays, either!  Continue reading

Hack: Make Alfredo Pasta Like Your Favorite Italian Restaurant’s

Some might call it a “light bulb moment.” It’s the exact time when you discover some fundamental truth. For me, that moment came last week while I was sitting in my neighborhood Italian restaurant, waiting for the waiter to arrive with my order of Fettucine Alfredo. “Why do I keep doing this?” I thought. Sure, at the end of a long day, the last thing I want is to stand in front of a hot stove for an hour. When I really stopped to think about it, though, the process of dining out isn’t convenient. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Continue reading