Go Ask Daddy About Crustacean Cravings, Noodle Knowledge, and Incredible Heroes

I’m all about culinary diversity. You won’t believe me, given the playtime the Gastronomic Trinity – cheeseburgers, pizza, and tacos – gets here. But I’ve eaten Indian food for the first time recently, thanks to my millennial/liberal friends. Took a break from the burger joint and everything. (They can keep their sushi, though, actually.) I…

Ask Away Friday with NJ of A Cookie Before Dinner

A cool thing that happens when I collect for 6 Words posts is that I get to hear from a lot of bloggers. Some are old favorites. Others are destined to become new favorites. Some come with some pretty cool ideas. NJ from A Cookie Before Dinner invited me to take part in a question…

I’m a Disgrace to my People

I’m a disgrace to my people. A shame to la gente. The “Is he? / Isn’t he?” exception to the rule of being Latino that leaves me neither theirs, nor yours. I mean, look at my name: Eli Pacheco. Jewish? Mexican? Russian? Czechoslovakian? What the hell is he? I’m brown. Wood-colored, some say. (I prefer honey-roasted.) My dad…