Category Archives: food

what is cooking?

I was listening to the Bon Apetite Foodcast today, and they were interviewing David Tamarkin about his January resolution to cook all his meals for the entirw month from scratch. Of course I’m intrigued. And in true foodie form, he … Continue reading

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mc donalds spicy jalapeno chicken sandwich.

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a commercial for the McDonald’s jalapeno spicy chicken sandwich.  It is very rare that I am excited, or out of my mind about a fast food sandwich.  I try to make it a … Continue reading

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grilled eggplant sandwich.

Today was the day I conquered the grill.  I have been really afraid of it for a long time.  J had a meeting this evening, which meant that dinner was all up to me, and I was going to do … Continue reading

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a toda madre. 

Because of my new job, J and I decided to go out and celebrate. There’s a new restaurant in Glen Ellyn called A Toda Madre. We decided to go.     It sits on the corner where a cute little coffee … Continue reading

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strawberry season.

It’s that time of year again!  It’s strawberry season!  I sometimes wonder if strawberries are overrated and overused, but I can’t help it.  I love them. I went to the grocery store yesterday, and I was going to make a … Continue reading

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almond crusted tilapia. 

Bon Appetit came out with a podcast near the end of last year. At least, I’ve only discovered it recently, and in my excitement, I didn’t find any older episodes. I am so excited. It spurred an interest in the … Continue reading

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date night at fire and wine. 

There are only a handful of eateries that Jeremy and I frequent more than once. And if we do, it’s either because it’s the only cuisine of its kind around, or it’s just that good. And one of those places … Continue reading

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