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May 12, 2012

lukshon @ the helms bakery complex

lukshon @ the helms bakery complex

When someone does one thing remarkably well – like, for example, creating the best hamburger in the known universe – there’s a good chance they’ll do another thing remarkably well.  So when Sang Yoon (founder of Father’s Office and the … Continue reading

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May 10, 2012

recipe – dark chocolate chip banana bread & mini muffins

recipe – dark chocolate chip banana bread & mini muffins

I’m a green banana person.  I know, I know… “Gross!” most people are thinking.   Whatever.  You can have your boring old yellow bananas and I will savor the starchy-crisp-green-grassness of my underage banana babies. On the other hand, I get … Continue reading

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May 2, 2012

recipe – nopales fajitas with mango & avocado

recipe – nopales fajitas with mango & avocado

Searching for a vegan dish to serve at your Cinco de Mayo fiesta this weekend?  Not really?  Well… here’s one anyway. I didn’t intend for this to be a Cinco de Mayo recipe (or a vegan one, for that matter)… … Continue reading

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April 26, 2012

recipe – roasted beets with balsamic, fresh mint & goat cheese

recipe – roasted beets with balsamic, fresh mint & goat cheese

The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the fire of the radish is a cold fire, the fire of discontent not of passion. Tomatoes are lusty enough, yet there runs through tomatoes … Continue reading

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April 25, 2012

recipe – mini beef bourguignon pot pies

recipe – mini beef bourguignon pot pies

On the very rare occasions when I toss my pescetarianism aside, it usually means I’m in the presence of bacon.   Or perhaps… bacon-and-wine-braised beef.  Actually, any meat that has been wrapped, sauteed, braised or otherwise touched by bacon (insert smiley … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sam!

Happy Birthday Sam!

When I met Sam, she was only 13.  This past Friday, she turned the big ONE-FIVE (Papa Josh & I are still in denial… where did the time go?!).  At this rate, she’ll be driving, graduating and moving into college … Continue reading

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April 21, 2012

Josh’s Birthday Getaway (part 3) – Havana Eats & Drinks – La Guarida, Cafe Laurent, Coppelia, Madrigal and more

There’s something you should know about me – I plan most of my vacations around food (like you didn’t know this already).  What to eat, where, who the up-and-coming local chefs are, their signature dishes, where the local chefs eat, … Continue reading

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April 11, 2012

easter 2012 – look what the bunny dragged in

easter 2012 – look what the bunny dragged in

We had big plans for our Easter party this year.  I can’t reveal everything, other than that it involved live bunnies (not in that way!  freak) and a new pet kitten.  Unfortunately, the time to book a bunny petting zoo … Continue reading

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April 7, 2012

recipe – red, white & blue baked potato chips

recipe – red, white & blue baked potato chips

Yesterday I went to Joanne’s to get supplies for this Sunday’s Easter egg hunt (more on that later).  I strolled in hoping to pick up some extra plastic eggs, pastel-colored ribbon, and maybe a little more candy for the baskets.  … Continue reading

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March 20, 2012

st. patty’s day party + happy birthday mom!

st. patty’s day party + happy birthday mom!

I’ve never really celebrated St. Patrick’s Day as an adult, but I figured this year was the perfect time to indoctrinate the Resnicks into a few new Irish traditions.  After all, I’ve eaten gefilte fish for them… the least they … Continue reading

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