Brown Butter Zoodle Recipe

Brown Butter Sage and Rosemary Zoodles

I swear my body knows when I vow to eat healthier. It seems, without fail, every time I make the decision, I always crave something that has zero nutritional value for me. Lately, I’ve been craving pasta. Shrimp Alfredo to be exact. I can almost taste the alfredo sauce on my tongue picking up hints…

Fishing After Election Day

Going Fishing…To Get Through The Day

Last month, before the sun kissed the New York skyline, my love and I headed to Belmar Marina with three friends for a fishing trip. We boarded the Golden Eagle with optimism. It was going to be a good day. I am not going to be sick. I am not going to be sick. I’m…

FarmSteady's Everything Bagel Making amd Cream Cheese Kit

Review: FarmSteady

If I had my way, I would be one of those people who doesn’t buy anything (within reason, of course) from the store. You need a loaf of bread? I got you. You need a jar of pasta sauce? Come, let’s make it together. This way, I know exactly what’s in my food. Nowadays, you…

A Modern Marriage

Wife First, Woman Last

I don’t know much about marriage But this much I know Ever since I jumped the broom Seven months ago Everybody’s tried to tie me with a bow and gift wrap me tight Of their idea of what it means to be my husband’s wife When I say things like I bought me nachos And…

Langston Hughes House Harlem

Holdin’ Fast To Dreams

I was in fifth grade when I first learned about Langston Hughes. My teacher, Mrs. Whitehead, who would come to class wearing head wraps, African-print ponchos, and dangling earrings adorned with cowrie shells, was teaching us about the Harlem Renaissance. She assigned each of us a poem from the era to recite in front of the…

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Bacon, Avocado and Egg Breakfast Tacos

So there I was. Standing in front of the refrigerator, door wide open, thinking about what to make for breakfast. I considered eggs and bacon, but for some reason I was stuck. I don’t know about you, but eggs and bacon are typically always the same. I eat mine right off the plate with a…

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Review: The Invisible Chef

Less than fifteen minutes after jumping the broom, my oldest brother told my husband that he wants nieces and nephews. I almost broke my neck to face him before the last syllable left his lips. I’ve discussed kids in the past, but I can’t lie, it’s something that I’ve been thinking about more these days.…

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Five Reasons to Have a Destination Wedding

Hello love! Remember me? It’s been so long, I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t. So much has been going on. For starters, I’s married now! *insert happy dance* Can you tell I’ve been dying to say that? My loves, last month was so unexpectedly wonderful. Surprisingly, I’m not lying at all when I say that and it…

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Where On Earth Is…

Carmen Sandiego. Remember that show? That’s who my fiancé said I looked like when I got dressed for our late Valentine’s Day celebration. We didn’t get a chance to celebrate because I was in Philly for my Breakfast at Tiffany’s bridal shower.