Monthly Archives: July 2011

Greek Lamb Burger

This is from a new book, “The Good Stuff Cookbook” by Spike Mendelsohn.  He was a contestant on Bravo’s “Top Chef” although he didn’t win his season or the most recent All-Stars season.  He opened a casual burger joint in … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Tuna Skewers and Wasabi Potato Salad

This was a great meal we had a few weeks ago, and was quite simple to put together.  I found the teriyaki marinade in Steven Raichlen’s “Sauces, Rubs and Marinades” and the potato salad came from “30 Minute Meals 2” … Continue reading

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Cherry Coke Ribs and Barbecue Salad

This was our delicious Fourth of July meal.  The ribs came from “Semi-Homemade Grilling” by Sandra Lee.  I changed up her recipe quite a bit.  She calls for using a dry rub on the ribs, then glazing them with a … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: 10Arts Bistro

Matt and I ate here several months ago, and we really enjoyed it.  This restaurant is in downtown Philadelphia, in the Ritz Carlton.  It’s a pretty fancy place, with a fancy price tag to match.  But it’s worth it. This … Continue reading

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Barbecue Style Beef Chili

Over 4th of July weekend, Matt and I were supposed to join some friends at the beach.  However, it rained all day, so we were stuck inside.  I decided to make chili to try and make up for the disappointment. … Continue reading

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Chipotle Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spinach Rice

This was a delicious dinner we had a few weeks ago!  The chicken breasts were marinated for a short period of time, then grilled and served with my homemade guacamole and a side of spinach rice.  We had some Coronas … Continue reading

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Coconut Honeycomb Waffles

This was a good brunch I came up with a few weeks ago when I had some honeycomb to use up.  I bought some at a specialty Indian grocer awhile back, and thought it would be good in waffles.  I … Continue reading

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