Every year I take my assistant out for a steak dinner instead of giving him a raise. Yes, I let him order side dishes and a cocktail. I’m not a complete dick.
Do you watch competition shows? Baking and cooking shows. I can’t stand them. That’s why I watch them. When I saw the advertisement for Beat Bobby Flay, I couldn’t wait to tune in. Sadly, it didn’t involve a baseball bat so I changed the channel.
Bullying is horrible let’s get that out of the way. They’re just kids. They don’t realize the harsh realities of life yet so we want to protect them. Understandable.
A very dear friend of mine, Leila, just recently started her blog. Vida Salveo is about health is wealth and living your best life free of stress and getting back to basics in our food and products. She writes from her soul and is just her being her so it’s beautiful and a joy to read. I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Leila years ago on Amelia Island Florida. My first impression of Leila was that she was approachable, warm and welcoming. She never spoke ill of anyone and was never judgemental of anyone’s actions. Leila said something when we first met that has stuck in my mind that I wished I had used and stuck too as she had. When asked why she never went out often with the crew after work and grab beers. Leila made the comment that as often as we went out to the bar you could have put that money away and traveled. And traveled she did. Leila is one of the few I’ve kept in …
It started out as a family vacation to Orlando. We decided if we are making the trek all the way down to Florida. We may as well make it an adventure.
We all have fear. For reasons only we know. We may not even know. I think it’s what you fear that says a lot about you.
Connecting and supporting each other is what I originally intended to do with this whole writing and pastry blog. That wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be, but I’m making progress.