Tag Archives: Food

Pressure Cooker Cooking 101

December 9, 2016

0 Comments

2014 was the year I jumped into pressure cooking and, as I’ve said before, it’s been a complete game changer in terms of getting a tasty dinner on the table fast. In fact, if you are looking for something to put on your Christmas list, I highly recommend an electric version of the pressure cooker, […]

Continue reading...

On the Road Dining: Taiyaki NYC

October 16, 2016

0 Comments

I like to think I am up on food trends, but every time I go to New York I am reminded staying current is as much luck as anything else. I think it’s easiest to follow recommendations from friends you trust and let them take you any place they love. During my last trip to […]

Continue reading...

Joy’s Brownies

July 14, 2016

1 Comment

“I don’t usually crave brownies, but I want to take a bath in these brownies or at least smother my face in them.”** Fun Fact: my parents have had three different Joys live with them (one spelled her name Joi, but still…) and one of them, Joy Engler, loved to bake. In fact, Joy made […]

Continue reading...

Dining Out: Brush Sushi Izakaya

May 29, 2016

0 Comments

I’m guessing most of us know what defines sushi.  However, I’m also guessing most of us DON’T know the Japanese word “Izakaya” which is basically the Japanese equivalent of a tavern. So when you’re looking for Japanese food, if you choose a sushi restaurant expect raw fish, rolls, and a minimum of cooked dishes.  However, […]

Continue reading...

Best Baked Beans

May 27, 2016

1 Comment

I just made these for Memorial Day weekend as my contribution to the family gathering. If you’re looking for your side dish, may I remind you of this recipe for baked beans?? ************ I know, I know! You already know how to make baked beans! There are a gazillion options at your grocery store and […]

Continue reading...

Dining Out: Tom Tom

May 22, 2016

0 Comments

Tom Catheral is back in business at TomTom! If you frequent the Virginia-Highlands area in Atlanta, chances are you have dined in the space where the Noche restaurant served Mexican food. The restaurant closed last October (along with every other restaurant in the Here To Serve group) and its replacement is even better! We started […]

Continue reading...

Easy Kale Salad

May 21, 2016

0 Comments

Have you noticed how Kale is popping up all over the place? Nothing like a little press about being a “Superfood” to make everyone rush to put this bitter green on menus and in salad bars. For me, the problem has been finding a version of kale that doesn’t make me feel as if I’m […]

Continue reading...

Cooking with Banana Man: Burrito Night

May 15, 2016

0 Comments

“It’s very hard to have ideas. It’s very hard to put yourself out there, it’s very hard to be vulnerable, but those people who do that are the dreamers, the thinkers and the creators. They are the magic people of the world.” Amy Poehler A couple of weeks ago Josh was doing a decimal project […]

Continue reading...

Dining Out: Staplehouse

May 14, 2016

0 Comments

There are plenty of reasons to love Atlanta, but at the top of my list is the sheer volume of fantastic restaurants here. Seriously, if you have a bad meal in this town, you aren’t trying hard enough. Still, at the very tippy top of places to eat, there is always going to be the […]

Continue reading...

Three-Step Enchilada Dip

May 6, 2016

0 Comments

I came home from a trip a couple of weeks ago and completely forgot we were having friends over the next day, and I needed snacks. I was absolutely NOT going to get back in my car and out to the grocery store, so I had to comb through my pantry and fridge to come […]

Continue reading...