I had a chance to visit Miami Beach over Labor Day weekend and stayed at the lovely Confidante Hotel. The onsite restaurant is called Bird & Bone and it’s claim to fame is having the best chicken in Miami. I must admit I was a little skeptical as I am from the south and I have tasted some pretty good fried chicken in my life, … Continue reading CHEF HALES’ HOT CHICKEN REVIEW
One thing I have realized over the years is that when planning road trips I get the most enjoyment out of preparing a snack pack. What is a snack pack? (You might ask) I define a snack pack as whatever snacks and drinks that you enjoy or will enjoy while riding in the car on a road trip, sitting on the beach, or in your … Continue reading What’s in your snack pack?
Often times people ask me how I make my steamed/boiled lobster. I always tell them that it is an easy process and everyone always looks at me a little blown away. I say it only takes 20 minutes or less depending on the size of the lobster and they always say, “Tell me how?”. So here goes. Things needed: 1 live lobster 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading My Easy Lobster
Holidays can bring about many feelings, sometimes they are good and sometimes they are not so good. Holidays can be a rough time for many, so I decided to write a letter to those that may not feel festive during the holidays with some tips to help you get through. Dear reader, It’s completely ok to not to be in the holiday spirit during this … Continue reading A letter to you: To help you through the Holidays.
I have been working on trying to find new things that I can do to help me in my quest to be healthier. I heard about cyclebar from a few people that were devoted to this place and talked about how it made indoor cycling fun. So I said if all of these people swear by it why not give it a try? So I … Continue reading My first Cycling Experience: Cyclebar Cary
While drinking a glass of wine sitting here watching the movie “Julie vs Julia”, it makes me think of the great joy I get from cooking and eating my own food. This movie highlights a young woman that decided to cook her way through a famous cookbook. Even though I have no desire to do such. I realize just how much I love food. As … Continue reading Cooking with Misstakenid: My thoughts
One of my favorite quick comfort meals is my simple spaghetti. So I decided to share it with you. 1/2 Sweet Onion 3/4 Bell Pepper (1/4 Red, 1/4 Green, 1/4 Yellow) 1 box Thin Spaghetti Noodles 1 lb Ground Turkey 1 Jar Spicy Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce Season to taste (Ground Pepper, Red Pepper flakes, Garlic Salt, Italian Seasoning) 1 tsp sugar Olive Oil Step … Continue reading Cooking with Misstakenid: My Simple Spaghetti
One of my rules about The Old Man living by himself is that he has to answer the phone when I call. If he doesn’t answer by the 4th call, then he knows I will call the police to go check on him. I know that seems strange but The Old Man has requested to keep some of his freedom and live alone for a … Continue reading Adventures with The Old Man: The Old Man gets a Smart Phone
For many years music has been a major part of my life. It has always been something that moves me. The key part to this is I can listen to many different genres of music and due to my natural indecisive nature I don’t actually have a favorite. Each type of music that I listen to moves me in a different way. Let me give … Continue reading Music Moments with Misstakenid
Hello friends, I decided that I wanted to make a pizza. I am not able to eat pork or beef so I always feel some type way when I see a pepperoni pizza. I finally had enough and decided I was going to make my own, so that I could have one too. I went to the grocery store, grabbed a few ingredients and made … Continue reading Cooking with Misstakenid: My first Turkey Pepperoni Pizza