Chicken Satay: Quick, Healthy, and Delicious

chicken satay appetizer sitting on a table in a thai restaurant in Thailand.

I am in love with chicken satay! It’s super easy to make, it’s healthy, and it’s delicious. What more could you want? Chicken satay is frequently listed as an appetizer on the menu of most Thai restaurants in America. The same is true in Thailand. However, in Thailand, chicken satay is also found on every…

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These Green Tea Rolls Will Make You High!

Green tea sushi roll from Franchia Restaurant in New York City.

If you want to experience what it’s like to float on top of a cloud, then order these green tea rolls from Franchia restaurant in New York City. It’s a sushi roll that consists of real whole green tea leaves wrapped in rice and seaweed. There is no seafood in this roll. It’s entirely vegan….

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

Glass of frozen hot chocolate sitting on a table at Serendipity restaurant in New York City.

Frozen hot chocolate! Yes, you heard that correctly! I know, you’re wondering how is that even possible? Once your brain freezes over with one sip of this dessert, you won’t care. You’ll just be focused on the sheer delight of your taste buds. This thing is amazing. Frozen hot chocolate is served at Serendipity 3…

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South Dakota Elk Burgers

Brother and sister sitting at dinner table toasting before they eat homemade elk burgers.

My twin cooked for me! Yes, I have a twin brother. He cooks and I eat. Match made in heaven. Now when I say he cooks, I just want to clarify that we’re only talking about meat. This man cooks nothing and I mean nothing else. No side dishes, no vegetables, just meat. I don’t…

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Texas Wine Trail Rivals Napa Valley

I'm posing in front of a sign for Texas Hills Vineyard on the Texas Wine Trail.

It has been said many times that the Texas Wine Trail rivals that of Napa Valley. Having done both, I’d have to agree and disagree. If we’re talking about the quality of wine, then yes, Texas wine and California wine are equally superb. In terms of the winery facilities, they both are equals as well….

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Brew Hopping and Hiking in Colorado Springs

Garden of the Gods rock formation in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Colorado Springs is the last stop on my road trip that originated in Austin, Texas and it was well worth the 14 hour drive. I stayed a couple nights here and loved it. The downtown has a historic feel but is lively and filled with great pubs and restaurants. I tried a bunch of the…

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New Mexico Elk Jerky

Man sitting in a road side stand selling elk jerky in New Mexico.

I’ve had jerky from several different animals all over the United States. Out of all of them, nothing compares to the taste of elk jerky in New Mexico. New Mexico elk jerky is moist, tender and melts in your mouth while still maintaining jerky consistency. I drove from southern New Mexico all the way up to…

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New Mexico Wine Trail

Looks like a small house but it's a New Mexico winery.

On my recent road trip through New Mexico, there were a lot of things I didn’t expect to see and one of those things was wineries. I had no idea New Mexico was a wine producing state so I wasn’t looking for or planning to visit any wineries during my road trip. I just randomly…

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The Story Behind the Food on Your Plate

Wild boar was hit by a car and is now laying dead by the road.

Don’t be fooled by the smile you see in this picture. I was quite sad to see this wild boar killed. The only reason why I’m smiling is because my friend made a joke just before snapping the picture to cheer me up. I didn’t kill it. Apparently some car did and I pulled over…

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#1 Ingredient to Making a Great Road Trip

Woman wearing camo pants standing in front of the welcome to new mexico sign.

Road trips are the ultimate feeling of freedom. All you need is a car and you’re free to go anywhere at anytime. Recently, I went on one of the best road trips of my life. What made this road trip so much better than all the others? One thing: spontaneity. Yes, this trip was completely…

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