Tashay Gonzalez

Chocolate and Peanut Butter? Yes.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter? Yes.

When I’m not sure what to get a friend for a birthday or special occasion, that’s when I’m glad that I have a certain set of skills to my advantage. By this I mean that I’m able to go on to allrecipes.com (my absolute go-to site for quick and delicious kitchen tested recipes) and find […]

Chicken Challenge: Can You Make a Whole Chicken? Yes You Can!

Well readers, if you’re anything like me (and I would hope some of you are,) then you have a great admiration for simple hearty cooking. The reason I admire this culinary style is because it works with ingredients that fill you up with a kind of warmth that seems to last hours. If you’re like, […]

Make This Burger! SpongeBob Would Be Proud!

Make This Burger! SpongeBob Would Be Proud!

Today I woke up with an intense craving for hamburgers. I debated going to McDonald’s, but decided that the best course of action would be to go grocery shopping like an adult and make my own food at home. The upside would be that I could use the leftovers for food later in the week […]

Chicken for Cheese and Mushroom Lovers!

Chicken for Cheese and Mushroom Lovers!

Today I had a friend over for lunch and was inspired to whip out one of my go-to recipes for a quick and delicious meal. I’ve also made this as a special birthday dinner for my mother, so shout out to my mom! What I’m going to describe today is a no-fuss chicken the starts […]

Goodreads: Keeping Track While You Read On

Goodreads: Keeping Track While You Read On

I recently finished reading a book that has been taking up space on my to-be-read list for a long time now. As soon as I was done with the last page, I smiled.  There’s a sense of satisfaction whenever I reach the end a literary fling with a good book that doesn’t really compare to […]

From My Mom’s Kitchen: A Tasty Spamwich?? Yes!

My family has always enjoyed taking day trips to discover and re-experience all the local fun and sights available near or around our town. A lot of my childhood memories involve waking up early to get dressed, prep the car, grab some travel sized cereal boxes and sandwiches, stock up on water bottles and head […]

La Casa Azul Bookstore: Your Local Latino Literary Spot

I’d like to take a moment to highlight a place I feel deserves a lot of attention for its effort to promote Latino writers and a sense of community in East Harlem through events that stimulate cultural awareness and a love for the arts. La Casa Azul Bookstore is a small independent book store located […]