Jamie’s Italian | Restaurant Review

August 3, 2015

Isn’t it wonderful when a restaurant meal utterly surpasses your expectations? That’s exactly what happened when Pete and I visited the Angel branch of Jamie’s Italian for a weekday evening meal. I’ll put my hands up and confess – one… Read More...

A Day at 99 Ranch

August 3, 2015

99 Ranch is our local Asian mega grocery store.  It has food from all over Asia (though primarily China) and a bit from the rest of the world too.  My first experience with 99 Ranch was actually in San Diego… Read More...

Daily Eats Hyde Park Tampa – Diner Review

August 3, 2015

Daily Eats Hyde Park has to be one of the most popular spots we’ve found to grab Breakfast and Brunch in South Tampa.  Like their name, our suggestion is to arrive early to beat the “daily” rush for “eats”.  Located in… Read More...

Homemade Sour Cream Recipe

August 3, 2015

Did you think you had to buy sour cream when you just may have these ingredients already in the refrigerator to make it in no time at all? Well check this out and maybe next time you have some leftover… Read More...

Black Forest Breakfast with Avocado Citrus Salad

August 3, 2015

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media®, and  Hillshire Farm®, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #HillshireNaturals http://my-disclosur.es/RgFrEH Mornings are one of two things – either a drag because you… Read More...

Blueberry Salad with Baby Lettuce, Burrata & Blueberry Ginger-Lime Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015

This beautiful blueberry salad literally screams SUMMER. But it must be made with local, juicy, ripe blueberries and crisp baby greens for optimal deliciousness. It’s summer in the Pacific Northwest and burrata cheese is popping up on menus all over… Read More...

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Qi’a Superfood Snack Bar GIVEAWAY! @NaturesPathOrganic #OnMyPath

August 3, 2015

Need a healthy snack to tide you over until dinner after the BBQ fest of the weekend? Or perhaps, like me, you’re one of the early morning gym rats who needs an empty stomach to work out but afterwards find… Read More...

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Body After Baby #2: Jillian Michaels Ripped in 30 Review

August 3, 2015

When I reached the end of my pregnancy with Mila, I was so ready to 1. have my baby and 2. get back to working out. I made a promise to myself that I would really rest until I was really… Read More...

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New BBQ Restaurant opens in Woodlawn

August 3, 2015

Friend and chef for many years here in Baltimore, Benny Gordon has partnered with Edrich Premier Foods to create GEB’s BBQ Restaurant. Chef Gordon has volunteered numerous hours to working with kids interested in culinary and children at risk.  Ingredients… Read More...

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How do you want your book to look?

August 3, 2015

We are working on cover designs for the Cookbook Love Kitchen Memories book. Ideas so far have included: A collage of recipes, cookbook covers, and vintage appliance photos. Era-inspired drawings of people cooking in their vintage fripperies.  A simple, clean… Read More...

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August is Virginia Craft Beer Month

August 3, 2015

For my readers who just LOVE tasting craft beers and like weekend getaways this just might be ideal. From the press release: With more than 100 breweries in place and more opening every year, Virginia has become a magnet for… Read More...

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Baltimore Farm Fling dinner at James Beard House

August 3, 2015

Baltimore chefs are once again cooking at the James Beard House in New York City. The James Beard Foundation is the pinnacle of the culinary world, offering out awards yearly to the top chefs in the country – the equivalent… Read More...

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Backyard BBQ: pork ribs

August 3, 2015

I made a Texas Q Tours stop at Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor on Saturday. Later that day, in response to a tweet, one of my former students, who is from Taylor, sent me a pic of some pork ribs… Read More...

Chimichurri sauce – a best friend to beef

August 3, 2015

This Argentinian condiment is quick, easy and is the perfect fresh compliment to rich, beefy steaks. Sometimes, it’s fun to stand in the kitchen for hours burying yourself in dirty pots, expensive ingredients and complicated techniques. And sometimes you just want to make… Read More...

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Charleston Edition: The Block Restaurant and Wine Cellar

August 3, 2015

The Block Restaurant and Wine Cellar has replaced the former large, vacant yellow Cafe de Paris space at the corner of Quarrier and Capitol streets in Charleston. Upon my first real adventure to Charleston, that space struck me – prime… Read More...

Leafy Green Salad with Blueberries and a Blueberry Basil Vinaigrette

August 3, 2015

This leafy green salad is studded with gorgeous summer blueberries, then drizzled with a creamy blueberry basil vinaigrette. It’s a salad that tastes as light and refreshing as it looks, and with blueberries at the peak of their season here in Seattle, I’m… Read More...

Poll: What is Your Favorite Meat to Smoke at a BBQ?

August 3, 2015

Beef, Chicken and Pork there are so many great meats to place in a smoker. For our weekly poll I was wondering which one is your favorite? Also of Interest: Asian Inspired Honey Bourbon Sriracha Sauced Grilled Chicken Wings BBQ… Read More...

Dinner in the Garden…a special moment in time.

August 3, 2015

There are moments when it truly dawns on me how lucky I am to do what I do. A while ago, I attended a ‘Dinner in the Garden” and it was a smashing success. What a spectacular setting for a… Read More...

Building Cash Reserves For Your Food Truck Business

August 3, 2015

Building a financial cushion (cash reserves) for your mobile food business is never easy. Experts say that businesses should have anywhere from six to nine months’ worth of income safely tucked away in the bank. What Cash Reserves Mean For… Read More...

The Reuben Challenge

August 3, 2015

The guys at Chefsteps challenged each other to create the perfect reuben sandwich. From pressed in a panini grill to stuff to the max with meat, cheese, and sauce, see the three creations and decide which one you will recreate.… Read More...

How to Make a Traditoinal Turkish Breakfast

August 3, 2015

A simple Turkish breakfast is easy to prepare ahead of time and features a well-balanced, colorful plate. By Nora Schlesinger Pancake lovers out there will probably hate me for this, but I think that Americans get short changed when it… Read More...

Castello Summer of Blue — Blue Cheese Bison Burgers

August 3, 2015

PARTNER POST – Get inspired with creatively crafted Castello Blue Cheese as we celebrate a Summer of Blue with #BluesdayTuesday. Glazed bacon, creamy blue cheese, and a flavorful bison patty makes this burger a grilling winner. Fire up the grill… Read More...

Dressed for Dinner: Tips for Effortlessly Hosting a Dinner Party and a Giveaway

August 3, 2015

Let’s brush up on our classic dinner party etiquette and learn some new tips to make hosting a party a breeze. Plus, enter to win a classy looking dutch oven from Le Creuset’s Black & White Collection. All images by… Read More...

Peach Dutch Baby Pancake

August 3, 2015

One large, light, airy dutch baby pancake is easy to create on a warm summer morning, but still delicious with caramelized summer peaches. By Mary Ann Dwyer During warm summer mornings, instead of slaving over a hot griddle flipping, flipping,… Read More...

Minneapolis Airport Plans Food Truck Themed Food Court

August 3, 2015

ST. PAUL, MN – A trip through the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport could start to feel like a vacation itself if plans come together for some new features including a food truck-themed food court. The airport also is planning… Read More...

EATS American Grill – South Tampa Review

August 2, 2015

Eats! American Grill was a hit for us and really is a must for anyone that craves comfort food.  Located in South Tampa, Eats! American Grill has one of the most interesting menus around and suggest that you go very hungry because… Read More...

Cover Feature: Wajan Roasting with Adi Taroepratjeka (The Foodie Magazine, Mar 2015)

August 2, 2015

Follow us, dear readers, as we paid a visit to the dwelling of Adi “Peminum Kopi” Taroepratjeka’s and see how he shares his tips and tricks for getting it down and dirty with coffee.… Read More...

Merry Monday #65

August 2, 2015

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #65 Hello, friends. Hope you all had a creative week! It’s back to school time, and I think we’re all scrambling to make sure it goes off without a hitch. I know I… Read More...

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Benjy’s In The Village Gives Us Brunch EVERYDAY

August 2, 2015

Have you noticed there are national days almost every other day? Days that were created to celebrate anything you can think of…like national burger day, national donut day, national best friend day, and so on. Me being a girl that… Read More...

Goody Goody Famous Burgers Hyde Park COMING SOON

August 2, 2015

Goody Goody Famous Burgers is making a come back in Tampa.  The Columbia Restaurant Group is working hard to bring this popular local favorite burger joint.  Located on W. Swann, in the Hyde Park Village Shopping Center, it’s sure to be… Read More...

Yellow Zucchini Pizzaiola with Fresh Mozzarella| an easy low carb recipe

August 2, 2015

I have become a zucchini noodle addict over the past few months, and zucchini pizzaiola is one of my very favorite ways to make with them.  It is such an easy recipe, and doesn’t even require boiling water.  I typically… Read More...

Gettin’ Sauced! pics (Round 4)

August 2, 2015

4th round of pics from last year’s Gettin’ Sauced! festival:… Read More...

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Cheat Hill

August 2, 2015

I think I may be one of the few people on earth who actually really, really likes cooked cabbage. I remember when my mom would make cabbage rolls, I would eat the leftover cooked cabbage. When I saw this beautiful… Read More...

Canadian Fried Beaver Tails

August 2, 2015

The stretched fried dough, shaped like the tail of a beaver, is unique to Canada, but so delicious when doused in cinnamon-sugar that everyone should try it. By Kelsey Siemens Beaver tails are a uniquely Canadian treat (just like these… Read More...

Moru Kachiyathu with Apple (Seasoned butter milk with Apple)

August 2, 2015

Its such a simple dish but it tastes awesome!!! Ingredients Buttermilk:  500 ml ( In room temperature)Green Apple: 1Finely Chopped Ginger: 1 Tea SpoonFinely Chopped Green chilly: 3Dried Red chilly:  2Turmeric powder: ½ Tea SpoonMustard Seeds: ¼ Tea SpoonFenugreek Seeds:… Read More...

Sunday Morning Comics August 2, 2015

August 2, 2015

Sunday Morning Comics August 2, 2015 “He’s grilling something good. You ring the doorbell to distract him, and I’ll grab the food.”   The post Sunday Morning Comics August 2, 2015 appeared first on Cooking Outdoors.… Read More...

Italian Style Poached Egg Recipe

August 1, 2015

There isn’t many foods I make that doesn’t have garlic in the recipe. I love it!  These eggs just takes them to another level. Poached eggs are one of my favorites with these simple spices and a hint of garlic it really kicks them… Read More...

Fun Food Facts #28

August 1, 2015

Fun Food Facts #28: BRIEF FACTS ABOUT GREEN BEANS… Read More...

Almond Poppy Seed Bundt Cake

August 1, 2015

It stormed most of the day, so you know what that means—it’s a baking day! (Yes, we’ve had a lot of baking days lately.) Truthfully, from the time I woke up this morning, I had a craving for Almond Poppy… Read More...

My REACH® Complete Care™ Products Clean Routine

August 1, 2015

A dirty mouth (not a potty mouth) makes me feel self conscience.  I worry that someone will find a stray poppy seed or spinach leaf in my teeth, or I will breath on someone with horrible dragon… [[ This is… Read More...

Guest CHEF G’S SEARED DUCK BREAST w/ SPICED ORANGE MARMALADE

August 1, 2015

  Guest CHEF G’S SEARED DUCK BREAST w/ SPICED ORANGE MARMALADE I had a sudden craving for duck and fruit…so THIS happened! Seared duck breast is one of my all-time favorite foods, and it pairs really well with a sweet… Read More...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Recipe

August 1, 2015

When the cutest 3 1/2 year old girl in the world (my granddaughter) requests Ice Cream, specifically Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream, you move mountains (i.e. my lazy butt) to make sure she gets what she wants! I dusted… Read More...

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Backbone Food Farm

August 1, 2015

Backbone Food Farm brings tons of vegetables, herbs – and you’ll see them with mushrooms – to the Morgantown Farmers Market. Here’s some insight on this cool vendor from my good friend Lisa, former Morgantown Farmers Market coordinator. Backbone food Farm… Read More...

Salmon Crudo with Horseradish Cream

August 1, 2015

Recreate this stunning no-stove-required meal as a cool dish on a warm summer day. Get the full written recipe here. The post Salmon Crudo with Horseradish Cream appeared first on Honest Cooking.… Read More...

S’More Chocolate Tarts

August 1, 2015

Similar to the outdoor treat, these s’more chocolate tarts are not as sweet and feature a dark chocolate filling in a cookie crust and topped with a touch of marshmallow topping. By Kristin Rosenau Campfires and s’mores compose many of… Read More...

Tour day!

August 1, 2015

Up & at ‘em! It’s going to be another scorcher, so it’s a great day for an outing in an air-conditioned van! We’re starting today’s tour with a couple of Franklin Barbecue briskets & some Thirsty Planet Brewing craft beer. Then, we’re… Read More...

Spicy Corn Salsa

August 1, 2015

Grab the chips! This Spicy Corn Salsa is the perfect recipe to enjoy with your favorite drink, along side your favorite Mexican dish, or even give as gifts! I am back again today showing you how easy it is to… Read More...

Eating Out: Roots and Fruits, Leeds

August 1, 2015

Independently owned and part of the Leeds restaurant scene for over twenty years, Roots and Fruits can be found tucked away inside the Grand Arcade in Leeds city centre. It was on a bit of a whim that I decided to pop… Read More...

BSFIC August | Crowd-Pleasing Coolers

July 31, 2015

This month’s Bloggers Scream For Ice Cream is another ‘Anything Goes’. Sweet or savoury, any kind of frozen treat is eligible – ice cream, gelato, granita, semi-freddo, shaved ice, slushie, sorbet, spoom… We’ve just done ice lollies but if you… Read More...

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