I was raised in Southern Cal and have lived in Colombia, New Mexico, New York, New Mexico, then California, then Spain, then California again and now the suburbs of New York. I don’t recall anyone ever complaining about weather in Southern California. If it rained, people got into plenty of car accidents, but also celebrated the ability to don a cute rain boot or a fun umbrella. When it sleeted or hailed, we danced like princess Poppy. Perhaps because it seldom rained and it was seldom cold that people never consulted the weather. (I know I know, it rained like [...]
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Before you finish painting your picture of who has written this... pause. My parents weren’t hippies, and I am not a Dead fan (because marrying one, does not make you one). Jam bands are not contagious. I didn’t try any kind of marijuana until I moved to San Francisco in 2006. I may have taken a half of a puff of a joint and coughed up a portion of lung on a few occasions in my 20’s in Southern California, but I never really experienced being high until I met my husband in my mid 30’s in San Francisco. I [...]
If you are a subscriber, first of all, thank you and second of all, you are probably wondering where I have been for over a year. I could tell you that I was traveling the world sampling goat fat, but I wasn't. I was tending to my two little ones as I will continue to be doing for the rest of their lives, or until I die. Now that they have matured to the ripe age of toddlerhood, I have a teensy bit more time to dedicate to one of my other loves, sharing my Tasty Bits with you all! [...]
If you recently subscribed to Claudia's Tasty Bits on YouTube, I am taking a little summer break to spend some quality time with my little sprouts. They are only little once! While I am gone, I hope you check out my existing videos. There are many to choose from and I guarantee you will either learn something new or at the very least, have a chuckle! For now, here is a post about my favorite watermelon salad that I hope you make and tell me how it turns out! Please comment on this post or drop me a note at [...]