With the temperature dropping below freezing I become a bit of a hermit...what better way to spend time with your baller than curled up on the couch with some sweets and some movies! This weekend I am making these apple cider beignets. With apples in season this a perfect and impressive sweet treat!
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
Added by Siren on November 19, 2008 at 11:58am —
This blog is for Sugar! Better late than never ! :-)
This is a great recipe for She Crab Soup! Perfect for the Cold weather and Cuddling!
1 quart whipping cream
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 fish bouillon cubes
2 cups boiling water
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pound fresh… Continue
Added by Siren on November 11, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Kevin Johnson has become the first African-American mayor in Sacramento's history.
Johnson, a former NBA star, has 58 percent of the vote to Fargo's 42 percent with all precincts reporting.
"Sacramento also made history today in electing the first African-American for mayor," Johnson said during his victory speech at Zocalo restaurant in midtown Sacramento. "You have put me in office, we will put the mudslinging aside… Continue
Added by Siren on November 5, 2008 at 10:56am —
Ladies while the powers that be don't want to come out and say it we are in a recession and I have been hit hard. While I haven't changed and neither has my taste the cost of basics and neccessities are steadily rising and unfortunately my income is not rising at the same rate. Not to mention the possibility of layoffs are very real for me(especially working in the finance industry)! I have been forced forced to change my spending… Continue
Added by Siren on October 31, 2008 at 2:00pm —
Ladies with the cold weather here and football season in full sswing this is the perfect game day recipe! A favorite in my home this White Chicken Chili can be served many ways, over chips (I Love the hint of lime Tostitos) with cheese for chicken nachos, with cornbread (I have a great recipe on my page, or with race in a tortilla for a tasy chicken burrito. Bon Appetite!
1/2 pound dried navy beans,… Continue
Added by Siren on October 31, 2008 at 12:30pm —
We all have fights in our relationships knowing how to fight fair is key to sustainig a healthy relationship. Here are some tips to keep it clean and get resolution.
Have different view and arguments happen. Not everyone is going to agree with everyone all of the time, nor should they expect to. But when you’re in a relationship, the context of arguments can become very emotional, to a point when you can hurt the other’s feelings.… Continue
Added by Siren on October 28, 2008 at 1:55pm —
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (MarketWatch) -- The richest two percent of the world's population owns more than half of the world's household wealth.
Although you may believe you've heard this statistic before, you haven't: For the first time, personal wealth, not income, has been measured around the world. And the findings are surprising. For what makes people "wealthy" across the world spectrum is a relatively low bar.
The research finds that assets of just $2,200 per adult… Continue
Added by Siren on October 21, 2008 at 10:12am —
Ladies summer is officially over which means I will be spending much more time in the kitchen. This weekend is supposed to start out cold and rainy here in NY and I am planning my indoor activities now. This soup is filling and easy to make. The heart shaped homemade croutons are a cute lil detail to show your "baller" just how much you care! Bon appetite! (I always add a touch of Old bay to this recipe for a lil kick.)
2 celery… Continue
Added by Siren on September 24, 2008 at 3:11pm —
I see so many women in heels who can't walk and it drives me insane.... Ladies if you do not knowhow to walk properly in heels and catch your ankles twisting left and right. I hope these tips help if not I suggest investing inlower heels and flats!
Step1Buy the right size shoe and make sure it fits comfortably. This is essential for walking gracefully in any type of shoe but especially if you walk in high heels. If the shoe pinches or… Continue
Added by Siren on September 24, 2008 at 1:45pm —
This is a quick and easy recipe that is virtually fool proof. I usually serve this over a cilantro rice with a side of black beans. Hope you enjy Bon Apetite ladies!
1 tablespoon oil
1 shallot (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 jalapeño (chopped)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveived)
1/4 cup tequila
1 lime (juice and zest)
salt and pepper
1 handful cilantro… Continue
Added by Siren on September 19, 2008 at 12:24pm —
Makes 1 Skillet, or 8 large wedges
This cornbread is moist and tasty my man has a sweet tooth so I add a spoonful of honey for an extra touch of sweetness,
If you find the amount of butter melted in the bottom of the skillet truly unconscionable, you can cut it back to a tablespoon, and it'll still be very good.
1 cup stone ground yellow cornmeal.
1 cup unbleached… Continue
Added by Siren on September 14, 2008 at 7:57pm —
Love is a word thrown around so loosely nowadays. I think most people don't even know what it is to love someone anymore. I hope you enjoy this read:
What’s the first step to loving someone? Start with this. If you’re a man, be a gentleman. If you’re a woman, be a lady. Sounds simple enough for a start? We all begin to learn right from wrong around the age of 2. We begin to learn what being a lady and a gentleman is… Continue
Added by Siren on June 13, 2008 at 2:25pm —
Fondue is a great dessert that can be used for sensual foreplay....feed you baller and tease and tittilate him with this Chocolate Fondue.... In addition to Strawberries try pound cake, pineapple, apple slices, rice krispy treats, or brownies. Enjoy!!! Bon appetite!
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup amaretto liqueur
Dippers: biscotti, strawberries,… Continue
Added by Siren on June 5, 2008 at 10:58am —
1 slab pork spare ribs (about 4 pounds)
4-ounces BBQ Seasoning, recipe follows
1 quart BBQ Sauce, recipe follows
Place pork rib slab flat on a clean chopping board. Pull off membrane. Cut off the excess fat and meat. Season both sides of the slab with BBQ Seasoning. Refrigerate for at least 24 hours.
Preheat your grill at 275 degrees F, using hickory wood and charcoal.
Place the slab on… Continue
Added by Siren on May 23, 2008 at 9:04am —
When it comes to showing your affection towards your significant other, there are so many ways you can do it. On the physical end of it, most guys that I know are very big fans of having their heads scratched or having your fingers run through their hair. I have found that generally makes them a big pile of mush after about fifteen minutes of gentleness. Backrubs are definitely a good deal to guys, especially after they have put in a… Continue
Added by Siren on May 23, 2008 at 9:00am —
Ladies many of you will be in the backyard this weekend I hope these grill tips help!!!!! Bon Appetite
Get it hot! Preheat your grill 15 to 25 minutes before you start cooking to make sure it reaches the right temperature (and to kill any bacteria). Your grill should be 400-450°F for high, 350-400°F for medium-high, 300-350°F for medium and 250-300°F for low heat. A properly heated grill sears foods on contact, keeps the… Continue
Added by Siren on May 22, 2008 at 10:11am —
I had a request for a vegan recipe and here it is. I grew up with vegans and vegetarians in my family...this is one of the family favorites. If you don't like tofu you can substitute other veggies! Bon Appetite!
2 tablespoons peanut oil or vegetable oil, divided
8 ounces savory baked five-spice tofu cakes (about 2 squares), cut into matchstick-size strips
2 cups matchstick-size strips carrots… Continue
Added by Siren on May 19, 2008 at 8:20pm —
Ladies by request I am adding this healthy kid friendly meal.(Shout out to Mrs.) My nephews and my man enjoy this one.... Bon Appetite! Cut back on the Jalepeno pepper when preparing for the kiddies!
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1/2 cup lime juice
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped
6 garlic cloves, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2 pound fresh Mahi Mahi, tuna or cod
Added by Siren on May 14, 2008 at 10:46am —
1 cup vegetable oil
1 large yellow onion, coarsely chopped
3 scallions, coarsely chopped
2 Scotch bonnet pepper, stem and seeds removed
2 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground… Continue
Added by Siren on May 13, 2008 at 10:04am —
Ladies what better way to show your Baller you care than with Breakfast in Bed! This is a great recipe for Croissant French Toast (Sorry but Slices of Wonder Bread are NOT WHAT's UP!!!!) Enjoy Ladies and Bon Appetite!
3 large eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch ground cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
6 Granny Smith… Continue
Added by Siren on May 8, 2008 at 11:52am —