Not my recipe but…

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February 28, 2012 This is not my recipe but it is the best freaking tomato sauce I have ever had. A little spicy but in a very, very good way. We had it on pizzas. Best pizza I have ever had. {More...}

Cilantro Lime Chicken with Queso Fresco

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January 22, 2012 My husband has gotten into the habit of cooking basically on the fly. No recipes, just creating these amazing wonderful dishes. Me? I’ve always needed a recipe so I am totally jealous of this ability. The other night I got to thinking about chicken. It started out that I was going to cook the chicken […] {More...}

Chili-Rubbed Pork with Corn Salsa

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January 17, 2012 This is so simple and so delicious! Ingredients: Pork tenderloins, 2, about 1.5 pounds total weight Olive oil, 2 tablespoons Salt and freshly ground pepper Ancho chili powder Fresh or thawed frozen corn kernels, 1 cup (save some time, buy a cheap bag of frozen) Ground cumin, 3/4 teaspoon Yellow onion, 1 small, chopped Tomato, […] {More...}

Miso-Glazed Salmon with Bok Choy

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January 10, 2012 My wonderful husband surprised me with this dish tonight for dinner. Fan-freaking-tastic. Serves 4, you can do this with a broiler or on the grill. If sodium is a concern, I’d probably not try this one. {More...}

The 10 Commandments of the DC Metro

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December 13, 2011 Okay, not food related. But fun. 1. Thou shalt not ride the Metro reeking of body odor and death breath. {More...}

Cacique Restaurant

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November 27, 2011 One of the things I love about living in Frederick, MD is the adorable downtown with the fabulous eateries. One of my favorite places is Cacique Restaurant. Their Web site boasts “A celebration of Mexican and Spanish cuisine is what you will find at Cacique. We offer a fine dining experience in a comfortable, cozy […] {More...}

Just in time for the colder weather…

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October 23, 2011 Crock Pot Chili con Carne 1-1.5 pounds of ground beef (the more the merrier, I like a good beefy chili) 1 cup chopped sweet onion 1 cup chopped green pepper 2 whole jalapenos minced, with the seeds 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 14.5-ounce can of diced tomatoes, undrained 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce 1 15-ounce […] {More...}

Here’s a Recipe Instead

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September 9, 2011 Date night was a wash this week…kind of literally. Biblical downpours and all that. So here’s a yummy recipe. {More...}

Date Night: Famous Dave’s Barbecue

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August 25, 2011 Won’t be going back there for a while. Started feeling nauseated not even halfway through the meal. Oh, but do try the mac and cheese. That was tasty. They use four types of cheese and add a little bit of corn and jalapeno. Very creamy and the corn adds a little bit of sweetness and […] {More...}