Caribbean Vacation Part 1: San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan was our first stop on my family's Caribbean cruise. We'd already spent a full day at sea, so we were more than ready to get off the ship and explore.  As we approached the shore, we saw Fort San Felipe del Morro. The fortress, built in the 16th century, is strategically located on … Continue reading Caribbean Vacation Part 1: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Baking for Bookworms: Hamburgers from Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary

Sorry for not getting this up on Friday. I was going to make this for dinner, but I finished the first draft of my novel, and we went out to celebrate instead (by the way, if you're ever in Eugene, Oregon and looking for Italian food, Beppe and Gianni's Trattoria has this roasted garlic appetizer … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Hamburgers from Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary