Roast Pork: The Cheeky Geek Eats

This post originally appeared on my old blog “The Cheeky Geek Speaks,” but it fits so perfectly with this blog, and the food is so gosh darn delicious, that I wanted to show it off again. As you can see, my love for Outlander and its food is not a new phenomenon. Enjoy! Fun fact: I love…

Pie for Cryin’

Vampires had a surge in popularity a couple years ago, thanks to a few different sources. There were the sparkly ones, of course. And the clown Prince himself, Lestat, has made a comeback, but only one blood-sucking southern gentleman led me to a delicious pie recipe. That would be Bill Compton of the Sookie Stackhouse books…

Books That You Should Be Reading

This post originally appeared on my old blog “The Cheeky Geek Speaks,” but since books are such a big part of this new venture, I figured I should share some of my favorites with you. Books are some of my best friends. I read a lot. Like, a lot, a lot. I enjoy finding lesser known…

Better with Bacon

OK. Here’s the thing. I know nothing about anime and manga. Well, that’s not entirely true. I know that they are Japanese and that every cosplay I’ve seen from one is gorgeous. And that, my friends, exhausts my knowledge. It’s not that I’m not interested. I just don’t even know where to start. I know…

Zinger

Anyone remember these babies? Sort of like a Twinkie but with raspberry and coconut? Well, I decided it was time to turn Hostess Raspberry Zingers into a big girl drink. Because I can. Two ounces of cake vodka, two ounces of coconut rum, two ounces of raspberry cordial and two to four ounces of milk…

Big Game Day Wings

Remember the days before Pixar when we could watch cartoon movies without suffering heavy emotional damage? Yeah, those were fun times…Big Hero 6  is one of those emotionally crippling, yet super fun movies that the studio puts out into the world on a regular basis. It’s a great bit of storytelling and from it, we…

You’re Just Getting Older…

I turned 40 last year. No biggie, right? Well, some time before that, I noticed a new bumpy, mole thing on my hip. I figured I’d better get it checked out. Better safe than sorry, as they say. So imagine my relief when the dermatologist said, “That’s not cancerous. It will never become cancerous.” And…