Tag Archives: Date Night

Valentine’s Day, Tamales, and Bananas

I’m a bit behind on blogging some of the delicious food we’ve had lately, so I’m going to do a “Week of Meals” post to catch up.  Although this is more accurately spaced over the past couple months. First up … Continue reading

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Date Night!! Turkey Turnovers and Pumpkin Cake

This was our most recent Date Night, it was kind of a preview for Thanksgiving.  I have a lot of shredded cooked turkey breast meat in my freezer, and I’ve been slowly using it up.  These turnovers used puff pastry, … Continue reading

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Date Night!! Caesar Roasted Swordfish, Asparagus, and Deconstructed Strawberry Shortcakes

This was a really elegant Date Night, but it was easy to put together.  With the exception of the asparagus, all of it came from a new book, “How Easy is That?” by Ina Garten.  The asparagus I just sauteed … Continue reading

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Muffins, Pasta, and the Best Mashed Potatoes Ever!

Here are our meals from this past week. Enjoy! * For Sunday brunch we had Yogurt Spiced Muffins. These came from the November 2008 issue of Food and Wine magazine and they were really good. They contained yogurt in the … Continue reading

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Frito Pie, an Interesting Pizza, and a HOT Date Night!

Here are the meals we had last week. All in all, a very tasty week! * First up we have our Sunday brunch, which I found in my newest book. I’m quite the fan (groupie??) of Tyler Florence, so when … Continue reading

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DATE NIGHT! Eggplant Parmesan, Homemade Spaghetti, and Tiramisu Cheesecake

This was Date Night this past Friday, and it’s the one I mentioned in the last blog as being special. It was not a special occasion being celebrated, but this meal was rather involved, and making homemade pasta was a … Continue reading

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DATE NIGHT!! Pasta with Butternut Squash Puree and Shrimp, and Truffles for Dessert

This was our Date Night last Friday. We ended the evening by watching “Syriana”. I’m still not sure what to make of that movie, it was a tad confusing. Good, though! Anyway, the pasta dish is one I’ve been wanting … Continue reading

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A Culinary Trip Around the World to Places I’d Rather Not Visit

Apologies for abandoning my blog over the past few weeks!! It’s been hectic with work and I celebrated my 31st birthday during that time too. But now I’m back, and happy to be here! This week of meals was really … Continue reading

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A Yummy Week of Pad Thai, Fish Tacos, and Other Meals

Here are our meals last week! Overall, a pretty tasty week. 🙂 * Pad Thai!!! I absolutely LOVE Pad Thai, and this was a great homemade version. It came from “Food Network Favorites” a book I use frequently from the … Continue reading

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A Sandwich, Some Pasta, and a Date Night, Among Other Dishes

So this is last week’s menu. * First off, this is a sandwich I made up, and I’m not sure how it turned out. I really love Chicken Parmesan sandwiches, but they’re kind of heavy for the summer months. So … Continue reading

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