An Egg-ceptional amount of Umami

  A quick post today about the powers of umami and why eggs are so awesome, or what I like to call the “damn yummy. Get in my Belly,” taste . According to Wikipedia, “A loanword from the Japanese (うま味?), umami is translated as “pleasant savory taste”” . Basically, Umami is why meat tastes so unctuous, fatty, and delicious. Or, why mushrooms…

The World in a Spoon of Cream

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!” ― Mae West   There are few things in this life of the mundane day to day that the average Joe or in my case Josephine could call decadent. I suppose it depends on your personal experience and perspective on life, but in my life not…

Odin’s Nuts

If great and mighty warriors that had been brought to Valhalla by the Valkyries after being slain in battles were to eat a tasty seasoned nut. THIS WOULD BE THE NUT. These nuts are not for the lighthearted, seriously, these are Odin’s nuts. I present to you Trader Joe’s Truffle Marcona Almonds. But.. but they are…

BACON! The other food group.

Man was I jonesing for sugar this morning. I mean we are talking pancakes dipped in butter and maple syrup, a large iced vanilla coffee, and probably some sort of donut to finish off the experience. This is my relationship with pastries or donuts. courtesy of my news feed on facebook Right.. This daily feeling…