Thursday, April 28, 2011

Starting Again

About 2 years ago, when I first found out I was moving to the Dominican Republic, I started a blog that was supposed to follow my life throughout the one year I would be spending in the DR. A year later, it had a grand total of 2 whopping entries - both of which I had slaved over each and every word, terrified about how each one might sound to an outside reader.

Now, a couple of years deep living in Santo Domingo, DR, I'm ready to start over again. Mostly, I'll be writing about my adventures in cooking and living abroad - 2 always-changing parts of my life that have developed simultaneously. This ain't no joke y'all, and it isn't changing any time soon.

As much as I have started to find happiness in cooking, there is so little time (and when I say time, I really mean money) to be able to make what I want, when I want. So, the recipes I'll be showing are meals on a budget that anyone can make. AND! to make things even less complicated, I am currently cooking without the availability of an oven.

a buen tiempo!


  1. It is amazing to hear that you are finding comfort in cooking. My journey through culinary school was a fabulous one, and now I am recovering from illness by jumping back into my baking. I find food so therapeutic and invigorating. The recipes that you have posted are beautiful. It always joys me to see people that I know discovering what I have known about food all along.

    I also love that you are doing ethnic food. South American cuisines are some of my favorites. There is so much color and love, and of course colorful food equals healthy food!

    I will definately be following your blog and asking lots of questions. I hope you are doing well and thriving in the DR! Take care!

    Hope Dixon Clinard

  2. Hope!!! It is so wonderful to hear from you!!!

    This note is so sweet, and it makes me really happy to know that you are doing well. I'm glad this will be a way for us to reconnect!

    I can't wait to see your questions and comments - I'm sure I'll be asking YOU tons of questions too, since you are the professional and I am just starting!!!