Spring Break 2018 in Peru

The whole family (wife, and three kids 3, 6, 10) just went to Machu Picchu (MP), Peru for spring break.  We loved it!  Since many people have asked about the trip, I decided to document some suggestions and lessons learned here.  Enjoy:   Pre-Planning If you want to get into the spirit before your trip, […]

Four days in Four degree, Frigid, French Montreal

  My honey and I just spent the past four frigid days in Montreal.  I say, frigid because it was basically 4F (-15C) the whole weekend and we were walking 1.5 miles (2.4KM) up an down the hill to Old Montreal.  We had an enjoyable time looking for places to eat, shop, see.  This included […]

Why You Should Add Lime Juice, Lemon Juice, or Vinegar to Eggs

from Epicurious – I tend to not order eggs in restaurants. I’m not one of those food people who despise brunch. In fact, I love it. Can’t think of a better way to start Sunday morning. But eggs aren’t usually on the order—I like making them myself at home and really dislike being disappointed by […]

How to spice up rice

“Step 3 Stir in salt, pepper and other dry seasonings as you cook the rice. Try garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, parsley, basil, dill, seasoning salt or lemon pepper. Start with ¼ to ½ tsp. of each spice so you don’t overwhelm the rice dish.” Yep, I think that’ll do it!   As seen at […]