Monthly Archives: April 2011

Traditional or Innovative? It just needs to taste good

We all have those family recipes.  The ones that you serve at a specific time (Thanksgiving, 4th of July, Arbor day, whatever) that only one person (Grandma, Aunt Betty, Dad) knows how to make properly.  Soon it is now “Dad’s … Continue reading

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Like those people they found in Pompeii, but you know in a bad way

My usual Friday night date cancelled on me.  My husband works most Fridays and our friend Jeff and I usually grab dinner and wait for him to get out of work. Don’t feel bad though, he had a real date. And he … Continue reading

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Elvis Has Left the Building, Phoenix part 2

Thursday 4/7  Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa, Soleil Café, Which Wich. This was premeditated.  There was no questioning. I knew what I wanted and nothing was going to stand in my way.  This was going to happen. Flash back to … Continue reading

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Nachos, Beer and Self Realization, Phoenix Part 1

Wednesday 4/6  – Yard House The flight from Chicago to Phoenix is long and I’m missing home.  Phoenix is clearly not a taxi city and I do not have a car.  The view from my room looks out to a … Continue reading

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To share or not to share? Is anyone reading this?

How am I qualified to tell you about food?  I’ve never been to culinary school.  I’m not a dietician. I am just a regular girl who likes food and takes the opportunity to try as much of it as possible. … Continue reading

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