Holiday Recap 2014

Holiday Recap 2014

This post has been inevitable. With an ever-growing list of “stuff” I want to blog about on my desktop, a list that’s becoming nearly too long to tackle, today I decided to bring you most of that “stuff” in one big compilation post. I did quite a bit of cooking in December – especially over … Continue reading

Top Dinner Entrée Recipes of 2014–Part II

Top Dinner Entrée Recipes of 2014–Part II

Today I’m bringing you Part II of my favorite dinner entrée recipes of the year. In Part I, I shared my faves from January through June, and today I’ll share recipes from July through December.  I’ve shared the recipe source for each dish (you’ll see Cooking Light is clearly a favorite source!), but all pictures … Continue reading

Bánh Mì Sandwiches Made At Home

Bánh Mì Sandwiches Made At Home

Banh Mi sandwiches have become all the rage in the food world over the past few years. I’ve tried many local renditions as well as a few on my travels, and many have been featured here on the blog. Ba Le, Chicago, IL Ginger Deli, Ann Arbor, MI Pho House, Ann Arbor, MI Urban Picnic, … Continue reading

Revamped Recipes Page

Revamped Recipes Page

Hey nommers! Just wanted to pop in and tell you all that I totally revamped my Recipes page (see header for link). I’ve blogged about hundreds of recipes over the past few years on the blog, and I wanted an easier-to-navigate page for browsing through them here on the blog. To make things a bit … Continue reading

Ann Arbor’s New P.F. Chang’s

Ann Arbor’s New P.F. Chang’s

Last week a new restaurant opened at Briarwood Mall! P.F. Chang’s is one of the more upscale choices in the world of chain restaurants, and now Ann Arbor has one of their own. I have to admit that I’ve long been a fan of their Asian-inspired fare. That’s why when I was invited in for … Continue reading

Sausage and Kale Sauté with Polenta // Cooking Light

Sausage and Kale Sauté with Polenta // Cooking Light

Polenta + sausage + tomatoes are a mighty fine trio. I’ve paired these three ingredients together successfully many times in the past, with delicious results: Polenta Rounds with Sausage Ragu Sausage Ragu over Creamy Polenta While those two recipes have become staples in my kitchen over the past couple of years (especially the Polenta Rounds … Continue reading

December Ann Arbor Happenings

December Ann Arbor Happenings

While the word “winter” doesn’t exactly make me feel gleeful as a Michigander, I will admit that I love the holiday season. The past few days have been full of holiday cheer, and I’m excited about more to come later this month. On Friday, some of the staff from my office and I went on … Continue reading