05/12/13 04:29 - ID#57659
Mother's Day Brunch
I made an Asparagus Tart, Sweet Pea Flan with Carrot Vinaigrette. Potatoes Pave, French Breakfast Radishes with lemon zest and assorted berries.
Last Modified: 05/12/13 04:29
09/09/11 11:00 - ID#55127
I will be sad when the tomatoes are gone
So far this year we have made two tomato pies, grouper with a tomato vinaigrette, and countless salads and pastas and sanwiches. But tonight was our first caprese of the year. It's cliche and all, but I don't really care. It's really delicious when the tomatoes are at their prime.
Last Modified: 09/09/11 11:00
04/18/11 10:32 - ID#54083
Spar's Chocolate Bacon
As much as I love everything about Spar's, really everything they make is absolutely great. The bacon was one of the most foul things I have ever eaten. I have had bacon as a dessert before ie. (candied bacon, caramel corn with bits of rendered bacon) and loved it. But this stuff was totally inedible. The second piece ended up in the trash.
Last Modified: 04/18/11 10:32
03/01/11 01:32 - ID#53753
Just in case it was too hard to slice the pre-cooked potatoes they include that convenience too.
Last Modified: 03/01/11 01:36
12/07/09 09:00 - ID#50494
I used to hate quiche as a child, come to think of it I hated mushrooms as well. This dinner would not have been well received by me at age 8. I have a strange memory of quiche from 7th grade. In my English class there was some sort of contest. I don't recall the the contest but the prize was either a pizza party or a quiche party. I do like quiche but the pizza would probably still win out today.
08/23/09 07:07 - ID#49617
So I ended up making the stuffed french toast last Sunday. I stuffed it with this
Blueberries with lime sugar and Brie.
Also I did another batch with Nutella and Red bananas. (thanks everyone for the suggestions), ((e:jenks) how does the hollowed out bread thing work?)
It turned out pretty decent. When it comes to breakfast food though I really like Eggs Benedict. I love syrup on my bacon, but pancakes really suck. But the masses were satisfied, I think the Lambrusco helped.
So two weeks ago Elizabeth and I went to Cleveland just for the hell of it. Neither of us had ever been there and mostly we wanted to just take a quick trip out of Buffalo.
Cleveland reminds me of Buffalo
We went to two restaurants there. Plus a winery on the way. These are some of my favorite things we ate there. It's from the restaurant Greenhouse Tavern.
Top: House Made Fromage Blanc
Bottom: French Breakfast Radishes
We also went to this really awesome restaurant the night before ( sorry no pics) called Crop They have such a cool Sunday night deal. 3 course prix fixe for $25. You get your choice of entree, but everything else everyone gets. We ended up talking to the owner for a while. He a was a cool guy, from NY. Anyway, if you find yourself in Cleveland these are really fun places to check out. Great food, service and atmosphere.
Today we slept in and are making Vichyssoise and a Tomato Tart for dinner. I can't wait Im starving.
03/15/08 10:51 - ID#43676
The Best Burger in Buffalo
They have a small menu, consisting of pretty typical bar food. But the reason you should go is the Burgers. They are pretty spectacular. I ordered it medium rare figuring I would probably get it over done as most places do. But what arrived was a very thick perfectly done burger. The only thing I was shocked by is they don't have bacon for them, so I had sauteed mushrooms instead.
The bartenders were great there, service was very good. They don't take plastic there but the prices are pretty reasonable so bring a twenty and that should get you a couple beers, a burger and take care of the tip.
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