KTravel: The Taste of Spain (Photojournal)

I have been home from Spain a total of 4 days. I am trying to get back into the swing of things but my life has been a little non-stop since hitting the tarmac.

I can’t wait to share my journey with you over the next few posts. The foodie in me has to start with one of the best dining experiences I have ever had abroad or in the states.

I am growing and am no longer petty so I am sharing the restaurant names and locations… for the ones I have.  Continue reading

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Lesbians of Color Dinner Party: Southern Hospitality Theme

What a year! It has been a wonderful year of the Lesbian of Color Dinner Party series. Thinking of starting your own group? Just want to play a party for yourself, check out July’s Southern Hospitality theme.  What could be more fun that a cup (or two) of Kentucky Bourbon, fresh watermelon and a house of lovely lesbians? Continue reading

Chocolate Whiskey Cake recipe — GUEST POST BY THE AMAZING CHEF @CREOLE26

Hi Ladies!!

So, it’s the ChristmaHanaKwanzaakah/Festivus/Saturnalia/Winter Solstice season, and its time to show off your imaginary baking skills.  What? You have no baking skills???  No worries, your boi AJ has a sure fire recipe lined up for you. You will be the star of your lesbian leftist crunchy collective potluck, I assure you.

Chocolate Whiskey Cake (originally made by Melissa Clark)

Prep and Cooking Time: 90 minutes

Servings: It’s a cake, dammit. Slice what you want. Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake! Mug Cake Recipe — Guest post by the amazing Chef @creole26

Hey ya’ll!

If you are anything like me, there are times when your cravings hit, and won’t leave you alone.  I have been going about my merry little business, when a sudden, STRONG urge for chocolate hits. I want it, I need it, I gotta have it.  If you’re anything like me, you try to limit the amount of sweets laying around the house because you WILL eat every last crumb.
So whats a boi to do? I pull out some basic ingredients from the pantry and fridge and make some magic in my trusty pirate coffee mug! (it says ARRRRRGGH! on it. No judgement, please.)

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KTravel: The Taste of Haiti (Photojournal)

Where do I begin? I had an amazing experience last week traveling with Fleur de Vie to the island of Haiti. I will be posting more about the organization in a subsequent post but let me first say, this was a life-affirming visit. The work of this organization is nothing short of amazing.

I can’t wait to share my journey with you over the next few posts. The foodie in me has to start with one of the best dining experiences I have ever had abroad or in the states.

I am trying to decide if I am going to share the name with you (y’all know I am petty). For now, I will call it the Little Gem. Continue reading

KWord Approved: Tasting Room by Lot18

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We have been talking a lot about wine and food since the launch of the Lesbians of Color Dinner party.  Ok we have been talking a lot about wine and food forever. Have you ever joined a wine club or thought about joining a wine club? I have considered joining wine clubs before but never really made the investment. I know what I “like” so I was a bit nervous about just taking their shipments without them knowing me.

So when I came across TastingRoom.com, I was very excited.  They boast that they are a new kind of wine club, and that they have created “the world’s first personalized wine experience.” It’s a simple enough plan (like most of these box of a month clubs), you receive a case of 12 bottles of wine every three months based on your taste. Continue reading

VIVA LOC: LESBIANS OF COLOR DINNER SERIES (MARCH) #LOC

Happy Sunday! It has been a long week of ups and downs but I am very glad I was able to attend the latest installment of our Lesbians of Color Dinner Series. It was a great time hosted by one of my favorite couples Tee and Jada. For their dinner they chose a  Italian theme served family style, complete with an after dinner shot of Sambuca (among other libations).

These monthly dinners are becoming one of the highlights of my month. We have candid conversations about everything from dating to professional advancement. I love how we have created a safe place where we can talk without judgement (well… maybe a little judgement lol).  We now have about 20 dynamic women in our group and I can’t wait to see how the next dinner turns out.

VIVA la LOC! Continue reading