Interview With A Barista

All good and decent people love coffee. There’s something about the atmosphere of a coffee shop that makes you feel like you’re being productive while sipping scalding black jet fuel in front of your ancient laptop. It can also wear a bit on the wallet. So I’ve spent a little time with a young barista,…

Buy a Rice Cooker and A Crock Pot In Your 20s

First of all, I’m not sponsored. I’ve been a broke student. College is expensive. Books are crazy. You can hardly go to university now without a decent computer, and employment can be hard to find. Financial aid is great, but most of you have to take out loans, and having to carry them into the…

10 Minute Whiskey Lime Shrimp Scampi

Quick, easy, late food. I just wanted to eat. I got a bag of frozen, peeled, deveined shrimp without tails on sale a few days ago, and I wanted something tasty to do with it. There’s whiskey, half a lime, and some spices. Let’s eat. You can thaw it, if you’re a planner. It doesn’t…

Midnight Snacks

Admit it. You could have a bite. Just a little something, when you rise from your bed in the shadowy hours, with the moon spilling silver in a square on the floor. You’ve probably got something sweet hidden somewhere, full of sugary crunch or shattering pastry flakes. Friend, I am with you. Those things are…

GUACAMOLE.

Guac. You love it or you hate it. I want you to love it the way I do, though. It’s amazing stuff. You can read a million articles about the health benefits of it, and all that is super important, but what really matters is the amazing stuff it does to tacos. So how do…

Falling Off The Wagon

So…dedicated readers will have noticed a lengthy absence. This is the part where the YouTuber says, “Well, I have had so many things, I got busy, I’m moving, I had to paint my dog…” I kind of hate that stuff. We all have lives. Life tends to be chaotic as soon as you settle in…

That Sketchy Mexican Place

You know the one. It’s a squat, nondescript building off the main road, and the sign is in Spanish. Some of them have jalapeno peppers dancing in sombreros on the sign. You’ve never been there. There are no lights in the parking lot, and you’re just not sure. Let me help you. Go. Go now….