Tagged with steak

Red, White, and Blue Bang + Mac-n-Cheese

Red, White, and Blue Bang + Mac-n-Cheese

Check out these monster ‘matoes. Still doin’ well I think. Saturday, while the huz was outside grilling this: ..I was indoors making this. “This” is homemade macaroni and cheese. Alton Brown’s recipe, which I blogged about last year, for Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese. Using a quality cheese is vital in this recipe. I used Hoffman’s Super … Continue reading

Black Rock Bar & Grill

Black Rock Bar & Grill

Saturday night, after co-hosting my BFF’s bridal shower, it was time for the bachelorette party! We departed Flushing and caravanned down to Black Rock Bar & Grill in Hartland. After some initial, not-so-friendly confusion regarding seating our party, we had a round of drinks. Black Rock is pretty stingy with their drink menus. Our party … Continue reading

First Grillin’ Sesh

First Grillin’ Sesh

Spring has sprung here in Michigan. Evidence: our forsythia bush flowered this past week. Bright and cheery yellow beside our yellow house. On Saturday I went to my parents’ for the day (and night), for a spring shopping extravaganza, followed by a pre-movie dinner next door to the theater at Bdub’s with my mom. Commence … Continue reading

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

This weekend I had a ripe bunch o’ naners I needed to use, and an abundance of berries, so I made these Blueberry Banana Pancakes, inspired by this recipe from Taste of Home. My additions to the original recipe included cinnamon and nutmeg, and I substituted all-purpose flour for whole wheat flour. Thick, fluffy ‘cakes! … Continue reading

Memorial Day Grillfest

Memorial Day Grillfest

Happy Memorial Day! What a gorgeous day here in Michigan. I got my new hummingbird feeder set up today. Now just waiting for the hummers to find it. A beer was a must. Sitting on the deck in 90 degree heat with steaks on the grill? Mandatory. I loved this lemony beer. Earlier in the … Continue reading

Chop House Birthday Dinner

Chop House Birthday Dinner

Yesterday was the huz’s birthday. We went to Chop House to take advantage of their birthday special. I was a bit camera-shy in this upscale restaurant, plus the dim, yet warm lighting wasn’t very conducive to food photography, and so, as evidenced above, my pictures are pretty low-quality. Unlike the delicious food! Here is what … Continue reading