Posted in September 2010

Aarti’s Hot Dogs a la Rose

Aarti’s Hot Dogs a la Rose

You may remember recently reading about my first attempt at cooking an Indian-inspired dish (if you haven’t yet, you can check it out here), when I made a recipe from the winner of the Next Food Network Star, Aarti Sequeira. Tonight, I decided to try another one of Aarti’s recipes, after seeing her cook it on … Continue reading

Southwestern Broccoli Cheese Soup

Southwestern Broccoli Cheese Soup

After recently reading another food blogger’s post about Homemade Broccoli and Cheese Soup, I was inspired to make myself a similar batch – being a lover of the stuff myself. I was in the mood for some Broccoli and Cheese Soup with a bit of a kick to it, and followed the lead by selecting … Continue reading

Post #150: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Post #150: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

This gloomy Sunday afternoon, I spent a couple caffeine-fueled hours in the kitchen. One of my favorite ways to spend a Sunday afternoon actually – I find working at a leisurely pace to be relaxing and enjoyable on the weekends. Today’s Autumn-inspired feature ingredient was Pumpkin! This is evidently a hot commodity in Ann Arbor, … Continue reading

Hippie Hash Post-Bang

Hippie Hash Post-Bang

Now HERE’S a GREAT end to a night out in Ann Arbor: Hippie Hash, scramblies, rye toast (the good kind – seeded!), and a side of the most delicious bacon in the world. This isn’t the first time Hippie Hash has appeared on MGNN – click here to see Appearance #1. Gotta love Fleetwood Diner. It … Continue reading

Cran-Turkey Burgers with Gravy

Though I hate to admit it, it is technically Autumn now. I’ll miss ya summer.  This week I am going to end my denial of the end of summer and welcome in fall the best way I know how – with food. Fall DOES have some tasty flavors, I must admit: apples (not to mention … Continue reading

Greek Salad with Gyros and Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Parthenon Restaurant Review As is usual, Friday night was dine-out night, and this week we decided to try a new (to us!) restaurant – Parthenon, a Greek restaurant located in downtown Ann Arbor. Despite the vast quantity of outdoor seating, we opted to dine inside, and the ambiance was a bit odd, I thought. There … Continue reading