Author Archives: savuryandsweet

About savuryandsweet

i heart scrabble and tetris. i think about food all day long.

Turkey Day Foul

The year was 2007.  Newly married, I decided to host the Vu clan at my house. I was very excited to impress my family with my homemaking skills and to finally have a “real” Thanksgiving.  One not tainted by the

Turkey Day Foul

The year was 2007.  Newly married, I decided to host the Vu clan at my house. I was very excited to impress my family with my homemaking skills and to finally have a “real” Thanksgiving.  One not tainted by the

London in a little over a day

You may have gathered from last week’s Wordless Wednesday that I was in London.  In April I made the long-awaited trip to France and made a quick stop in London before to visit a close friend.  The first thing we

London in a little over a day

You may have gathered from last week’s Wordless Wednesday that I was in London.  In April I made the long-awaited trip to France and made a quick stop in London before to visit a close friend.  The first thing we

How About Them Redskins?

Hail to the Redskins! Hail! Victory!! Braves on the warpath! Fight for all DC! Mumble mumble mumble I don’t know these words. Mumble mumble mumble pretending some more. Fight on! Fight on! Til you have won! Sons of WA-SHING-TON! RAH

How About Them Redskins?

Hail to the Redskins! Hail! Victory!! Braves on the warpath! Fight for all DC! Mumble mumble mumble I don’t know these words. Mumble mumble mumble pretending some more. Fight on! Fight on! Til you have won! Sons of WA-SHING-TON! RAH

Lazy Saturday Post

Hello. Less than a week until Turkey day!  Lots to do, prepping for a fantastic last week of NaBloPoMo – OH BUDDY I’ve got a fun week planned.  Going to my first Redskins game tomorrow.  Hosting Thanksgiving at my house

Lazy Saturday Post

Hello. Less than a week until Turkey day!  Lots to do, prepping for a fantastic last week of NaBloPoMo – OH BUDDY I’ve got a fun week planned.  Going to my first Redskins game tomorrow.  Hosting Thanksgiving at my house

Skittles Vodka

A few years ago I saw the Skittles Vodka Tutorial and was mesmerized.  Truth be told, the final product was strikingly similar to cough syrup and super sweet to boot.  Perhaps it works better with a mixer, but I don’t

Skittles Vodka

A few years ago I saw the Skittles Vodka Tutorial and was mesmerized.  Truth be told, the final product was strikingly similar to cough syrup and super sweet to boot.  Perhaps it works better with a mixer, but I don’t

Chôm chôm

Scary looking huh?  That folks is what the Vietnamese call chôm chôm (sounds like ohm not Tom), you may know it as rambutan, or you may have no idea what the heck it is.  Chôm chôm is a fruit that

Chôm chôm

Scary looking huh?  That folks is what the Vietnamese call chôm chôm (sounds like ohm not Tom), you may know it as rambutan, or you may have no idea what the heck it is.  Chôm chôm is a fruit that

Red Hook Lobster Pound DC

Working in Herndon is a fabulous commute from Ashburn, but the lunch options are less fabulous.  So imagine my glee when the building management announced that Red Hook Lobster Pound was coming to the office.  I haven’t tried all the

Red Hook Lobster Pound DC

Working in Herndon is a fabulous commute from Ashburn, but the lunch options are less fabulous.  So imagine my glee when the building management announced that Red Hook Lobster Pound was coming to the office.  I haven’t tried all the

Football Shaped Oreo Truffles

Oreo truffles are exactly what you think they are, yumlicious.  They are also not the most visually appealing food when you’re making them, but man are they are so freaking good. Like cake pops they’re very versatile, you can shape

Football Shaped Oreo Truffles

Oreo truffles are exactly what you think they are, yumlicious.  They are also not the most visually appealing food when you’re making them, but man are they are so freaking good. Like cake pops they’re very versatile, you can shape

Eleven Things I’m Thankful For

We are halfway to Thanksgiving folks and I’ve noticed my friends on Facebook have been posting things they are thankful for everyday until the big turkey day.  A few months ago a friend posted a fabulous list of unconventional things

Eleven Things I’m Thankful For

We are halfway to Thanksgiving folks and I’ve noticed my friends on Facebook have been posting things they are thankful for everyday until the big turkey day.  A few months ago a friend posted a fabulous list of unconventional things