The Five Most F*cked Up Books You’ll Ever Read (For Now…)

            Probably the earliest film legend that exists involves the story of the Lumiere Brothers’ 50 second film “Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat.” Supposedly, when this film (a literal 50 second clip of a train arriving at a train station) aired in 1895, the idea of film was so new that audience members … Continue reading The Five Most F*cked Up Books You’ll Ever Read (For Now…)

Eating with No Reservation Recipe 03: Bodega Sandwich

For as long as humans have been getting high and telling stories, artists of all stripes have been infamous for their love of both. Behind a surprising amount of authors of note, there have been monkeys on their backs helping (hampering?) the creative process. Charles Dickens and Mary Shelley were zonked out of their minds … Continue reading Eating with No Reservation Recipe 03: Bodega Sandwich

Eating with No Reservation Recipe 02: Mac & Cheese

Compared to other books, a cookbook has a pretty complicated job. Novels focus on providing entertaining stories and academic works (for better or worse) focus on being informative above all else. Cookbooks have to do a mix of both. Without the correct tone and pictures, a cookbook is likely to be passed over no matter … Continue reading Eating with No Reservation Recipe 02: Mac & Cheese

Eating with no Reservations Recipe 01: Meat Loaf

Remember that animated film Ratatouille with the rat that sounded like Patton Oswalt? Remember that scene where the nursing home Nosferatu looking food critic eats a piece of ratatouille and is transported back to when he ate it as a child? The French apparently have an expression for that exact event, so claimed an old … Continue reading Eating with no Reservations Recipe 01: Meat Loaf

Eating with no Reservations: Cooking with Anthony Bourdain’s Appetites

           The best shows about food have an authenticity that a staged cooking area can’t really provide. I don’t have a problem with your Barefoot Contessa style shows. I pretty religiously watch the Binging With Babish YouTube channel. Any show of this type, wherein a meal is shown from ingredient prep … Continue reading Eating with no Reservations: Cooking with Anthony Bourdain’s Appetites

How to Find Great Deals After the Holiday Season

Happy New Year!!! Cannot believe that 2019 is finally here. While the major holiday season is now behind us, that does not mean that you cannot find great deals. This is the perfect time of the year to check out stores and see what holiday items they have placed on sale. Below we will go … Continue reading How to Find Great Deals After the Holiday Season

Beef Bourguignon of your slow cooker dreams

Even though Christmas is already over, we still have one more major event to look forward to, aka New Year! If you are going out to a fun event this New Year, we hope you have an amazing time! If you are planning to either host or attend a friend/family party, then we have a … Continue reading Beef Bourguignon of your slow cooker dreams

Make your own churro Christmas tree delight

Cannot believe that Christmas is already here! Today we are going to make a yummy Churro Christmas Tree which we will be sharing at the stroke of midnight. If you would like to make your own, please check out Karina's website which thoroughly goes over how to make the recipe and the prep time. Now lets … Continue reading Make your own churro Christmas tree delight

Five Days of Christmas: Book Ideas for the Holiday Season

Some Christmas traditions are straight up weird. Krampus, the German Christmas demon that beats naughty children with a stick, is an uncharacteristically dark and characteristically German part of what is usually a very lighthearted holiday. The Dutch “Black Pete,” according to research is a black man that follows Santa around giving out cookies to kids … Continue reading Five Days of Christmas: Book Ideas for the Holiday Season