This is the first post in a new series, “The History in My Grandmother’s Recipe Boxes” I grew up eating a lot of Polish food
Some of What Happens in Vegas!
I had the good fortune to make a recent business trip to Las Vegas. It hasn’t been unseasonably cold in DC, but it is winter and
How to Make Cobbler – A Technique, Not a Recipe!
For years I have tried to make the dessert pictured above. There are lots of desserts that I consider a variation of a pie. There
Springfield, MA and Chef Wayne’s Big Mamou
Last year my cousin Brendan and I hiked the Connecticut portion of the Appalachian Trail. Brendan lives in Springfield, MA and each day as we
The Food of Poland, Pt 2 – Polish Restaurants
Lest you think we only ate pierogis and galumpki in Poland, we did eat at several fine restaurants…or as they say, restauracja! Polish
The Food of Poland, Pt 1 – Traditional Polish Food
THE FOOD IN POLAND IS FANTASTIC! Traditional Polish food is typically made of simple ingredients, cooked a long time with deep wonderful flavor in every
Family Dinner in Poland–With Our New Polish Family!
If you’ve been following my posts from Poland, you have heard a little bit about Radek. Radek is a friend of the family. He is
Corned Beef & Cabbage
So easy to make, so traditional! This year I sautéed the cabbage instead of the traditional boil. I paired it with a Guinness and we
Soft Boiled Avocado
This dish was inspired by my friend and excellent blogger, Julie Balutis My version is pretty simple, a soft boiled egg in half an avocado
Just What the Doctor Ordered
After a late and raucous night, this morning called for a large pot of coffee and a rejuvenating breakfast. Everyone has their own hangover remedies
NoPa – American Brasserie in DC
On a recent adventure downtown friends and I saw a restaurant we had heard was about to open. We looked in the windows and saw
Daikaya Ramen – Authentic Noodles in DC
Last week I posted about a Living Social Scotch Tasting in downtown DC. At the end I mentioned we got dinner at a hot new
Veal Striploin at Liberty Tavern
The Liberty Tavern in Arlington’s Clarendon neighborhood is consistently my favorite. They change their menu with the seasons and last night we happened to stop in for
Shad Roe – Disappointment in the Kitchen!
For years I have seen this seasonal specialty at the fish counter in my grocery store. I have heard about it in restaurants and food
Pupatella: Even the New York Pizza Snobs Say It’s Good!
I’m just going to come out and say it, I have a chip on my shoulder about New York pizza snobs. If you’re one of
Carolina BBQ – Going Whole Hog!
On a recent trip to Raleigh I had two nights to eat at the best spots possible. I asked the guys at the rental car
Food Trucks & Willie’s Po’ Boy
These days food trucks are nothing short of a movement across the country and Arlington, VA is getting its share of attention. I have started
Originally posted on Everywhere Once:
This from a favorite blog of mine Great reminder of the beauty found in Arizona! Everywhere Once View original post
My Appalachian Trail Adventure – Part 1 of 5
This is the first in a series of 5 posts about a section hike of the Appalachian Trail. Last Wednesday after months of preparation my