It’s been a crazy month, y’all. Between launching my podcast, the day job picking up, side projects and whatever else has come up in my life lately, rest and time to myself had become a rarity. I had to remind myself several times that it’s okay to rest and take a break. But alas, it’s been a hot minute since I did a Weekly Sip post, so it’s time for a new one.
Sometimes you have to do things you’re scared to do. Sometimes you have to take risks and challenge yourself to try something out of your comfort zone. Or sometimes you have an idea and think, “Yeah, I might could do that.”
That’s why I wanted to start a podcast.
Well, that’s part of why I wanted to start a podcast. There’s a little more to it than that. To be honest, I wanted and needed yet another side project, and learning something completely new from scratch seemed like a good idea.
Pimiento cheese is a Southern staple and necessity at almost any event that requires food. I remember helping my mom grate cheese as young as three years old (don’t worry, she supervised). So you could say pimiento cheese is in my blood.
It’s really the perfect food for any occasion. Tailgate? Pimiento cheese with crackers or pita wedges. Cold, gray rainy day? Grilled pimiento cheese sandwich. Just got dumped? Grab a spoon and chow down. Okay that’s a little weird, but you get the idea. There really isn’t a bad time for pimiento cheese.
Ah, Valentine’s Day! Some say it’s the most romantic day of the year. It’s a day to show that special someone you love them—whether that special someone is a significant other, spouse, or just a really good friend. It’s always nice to let someone know you love them! Or it’s just another day on the calendar… however you choose to look at it!
Even if Valentine’s Day isn’t your thing, it’s a great opportunity to treat yourself. I’ve said before that it’s just as important to take care of yourself as it is to take care of others.
I made a goal several months ago to be more adventurous in my kitchen. Originally my intention was to motivate myself to eat more vegetables—which was one of my goals for 2018—but of course it also extended into baking.
A few months back, one of my coworkers brought a box of madeleines cookies to work one day. They disappeared quickly, and naturally I thought to myself, could I make these at home?
The answer is, of course.