After reading several posts on Bruxie’s waffle sandwiches (here, here and here), I knew I just had to stop by on my last trip to Orange County.

Bruxie has several locations in the OC area. We went to the one in Old Town Orange. It was my first time in that area, and I wish I had more time to explore the town. The menu consists of various savory waffle sandwiches and a few dessert ones too.

According to my OC friends, there’s pretty much always a line at Bruxie. Luckily, the wait wasn’t too bad. It was a brutally hot day and so they were misting water from the roof of the store. It was refreshing, but also made me feel like produce in the supermarket. Seating is only outside, and we were lucky to snag a table.

BBQ Pulled Pork

Because we were there on a Saturday, they had a few board specials that are not available other days. So we took full advantage, ordering the BBQ pulled pork as one of our sandwiches.

After biting in, I could understand the hype. The waffle is unbelievably light, airy and crispy. It’s not sweet, so it works as as a bread replacer perfectly. I liked the pulled pork, especially the sauce, but wished there was a little more meat.

One of the things I like doing on this blog is sharing recipes from my childhood.

During the summer months, my mom makes us fresh watermelon juice to go with our meals. Watermelon contains more water than any other fruit, about 91% water. That makes it ideal for a fruit juice that actually will quench your thirst.

What makes my mom’s watermelon juice unique is that she doesn’t just use the sweet red flesh,

I’ve been a little obsessed with the no bake desserts lately, but they are so easy and perfect for summer.

Recently, I made this no bake Oreo cheesecake. It’s creamy and cold. Perfect for the warm weather we’ve been experiencing.