24-Hour NYC Food Whirlwind

This weekend, I hung out with some of my great friends and fellow foodbloggers: Mo, Carol, Heather, and Sarah. And our friend Emily, who may soon have her own music blog. Here we are! I arrived at Grand Central around 2:00 on Saturday. I hadn’t eaten lunch and we were planning on an early dinner, […]

Steak with Shallot Pan Sauce

Mmmm… steak. Until recently, I was a steak purist. I wouldn’t dream of putting anything on it except maybe some blue cheese crumbles. I don’t know where this hang-up came from, but I’m glad I got over it! This sauce compliments the steak perfectly, and turns what would normally be a relatvely boring piece of […]

Stilton-Stuffed Burger

Sorry for not posting yesterday. I was home sick and had no appetitite, so dinner was just a simple grilled cheese. Ok fine. I didn’t think you would fall for that coming from me. It was grilled mozzarella, tomato, and bacon. Delicious, but really not worth posting about. This burger on the other hand is […]

Prosciutto and Fig Panini with Lemony Chickpea Salad

Tonight, I made another recipe that I saw first over at Je Mange la Ville. Love that blog. This panini was every bit as delicious as it sounded- fig jam, proscuitto, and goat cheese? I mean, come on! This does take a little more time than most of my recipes what with the jam and […]

(Chicken) Sausage and Peppers with Polenta Chips

Today was one of those days. I came home from work ready to bang heads together (and I knew exactly which two I wanted to use). All the chopping in this recipe was kind of cathartic. Seriously though, this was super easy to make and it was really good. The husband volunteered that he thought […]

Restaurant Review: The Ginger Man

I had all sort of fun recipes planned for this weekend- including my entry for the Royal Foodie Joust- but I ended up having to go into the office on Saturday which threw me off. Then today was so gorgeous that I just couldn’t bear to go grocery shopping; I did yard work instead (there […]