Monthly Archives: April 2010

Restaurant Review: Hill Country in NYC!

I have now eaten at Hill Country twice in one week – once with my dear friend Jeremiah, and then again a few days later when I took my husband Matt there. This place is really cool. It’s a BBQ … Continue reading

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Elvis Milkshakes

I just made these up a few years ago, and I finally wrote down the recipe exactly tonight. So I decided to share it since they’re so yummy! It’s called the Elvis shake because it’s peanut butter, banana and chocolate. … Continue reading

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Blackened Salmon with Charred Asparagus

This is one of my simplest, yet most favorite meals that I have made up. It’s very light and healthy, very flavorful, yet it is comfort food to me – as much as meatloaf or mac and cheese. I have … Continue reading

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Red Chile Chicken Under Bricks

This was a most interesting recipe; I got to try a new cooking technique – grilling the chicken breasts under two bricks! It comes from the book “BBQ USA” by Steven Raichlen. Despite the title of the recipe, it’s really … Continue reading

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Subtly Spicy Chocolate Brownies

Since I have Baking in the title of my blog, I figured that at some point I should include a baked recipe, right? So here is the first one! It’s a delicious brownie recipe found in an older “Everyday with … Continue reading

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Spanish Spaghetti

This one is found in Rachael Ray’s cookbook entitled “Big Orange Book”. I have several of her books, and this one might be my favorite. This dish is very interesting, flavor-wise, and pretty light and healthy. Don’t skip the anchovies, … Continue reading

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Mushroom Swiss Burgers

These were our dinner last night. It’s a recipe I made up a couple of years ago when I was searching for the perfect mushroom swiss burger recipe and couldn’t find one I really liked. So, I just made up … Continue reading

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