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Holiday Dinner Ideas

23 Dec

So a few more days and it’ll be Christmas and I have so much to do.  Besides the gifts I have to go food shopping.  I don’t mind food shopping but I have NO idea what to cook during this holiday season. IDEAS???  Let me just say I do not want to cook Turkey, Ham or Pork Shoulder.  I want to cook something new, not to time consuming and not to expensive.   And now for some new cookbooks!

Pasta Lovers

15 Dec

So I’m in search of a  bowl for my Secret Santa. The name I picked out of a brown paper bag has dropped hints that she wants a pasta bowl.  I’m planing on getting the bowl and filling it up with pasta, pasta sauce, an apron, kitchen towels and anything else I can find.  Sounds like a fun gift right?  I hope she likes it.

Eataly In NYC

12 Dec

This weekend I took a walk and ended up at Eataly. I had my camera ready to take pictures but I was to overwhelmed with all there was to see that I forgot to take my camera out from my pocket 😦  But let me just say I will be back and pictures will be taken.  If you haven’t heard of Eataly, it just everything Italy. Eataly has a mixture of imported items and locally made items, all good.  I bought an artisan bread that was so tasty.  Tune in for pics at a later date 😉

Bobby Flay Burger

27 Aug

It’s almost dinner time and I just finished eating lunch.

I just had a Bobby Flay Burger with fries. It was very filling! I ate most of the burger but left more than half of the fries.  I must admit the burger was just a little salty but I’m just sensitive to salt since I don’t really use that much salt when I cook. But overall it was enjoyable.

Pop Tart Sushi

17 Aug

Would you eat this Pop Tart Sushi Roll?

Very Colorful and probably too sweet!

Lobster in Lake George

2 Aug

This weekend we had a great time in Lake George, NY.  There were so many places to eat and so many things to do but not enough time 😦   We  did go to a really good restaurant for lunch, The Lobster Pot.  I ordered Oysters, OMG Delicious! And the hubby had Surf and Turf which tasted so good.  I would love to go back and eat there again.  If you’re in the area try to make it part of your lunch/dinner destination.

Tasty Fig Salad

3 Jul

The other day I went to a Greek Restaurant and ate a wonderfully tasty arugula and fig salad. I was eating figs and it didn’t even taste like it I thought it was a grilled eggplant. I went online looking for a similar recipe and  I found a bunch but they all seem to be much different than what I had 😦  I guess I’ll have to improvise.