Posted in January 2011

Vegetarian Week – Day #4: Chipotle Veg Burritos

Vegetarian Week – Day #4: Chipotle Veg Burritos

Today’s blog content would not normally be blog-worthy, but since it is MGNN “Vegetarian Week,” I feel obligated compelled to provide an update! Into the weekly dinner menu, I had etched in Chipotle for one work night. Tonight was that night! After work, the hub and I hit up Chipotle and both ordered a Vegetarian … Continue reading

A Couple Nights In

A Couple Nights In

Friday This weekend was extremely laid-back and I loved it! Friday afternoon’s blizzard crushed any hopes of going for the evening, and I was far more content to stay off the roads and bring home some take-out and watch Mystic River on DVD. We ordered calzones from Bella Italia, which is located just around the … Continue reading

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Confession: I am watching the third season premiere of Jersey Shore as I type this. Right before I hit “publish,” I entered in the following title: “Mozzarella-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies" Clearly, I was a bit distracted by Snooki’s poof. So I just corrected the title and re-published. Opps! Anyways…. Tonight I made Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers. … Continue reading

Leek, Potato, and Spinach Stew

Leek, Potato, and Spinach Stew

Tonight I tried a recipe from the Eating Well website: Leek, Potato, & Spinach Stew. Or you can deglaze with white wine, as the recipe suggests. The recipe calls for “new potatoes,” I used baby Yukon golds, which I love! I stirred in scallions and spinach at the very end. The recipe suggests adding them … Continue reading

A2 Restaurant Review: Frita Batidos

A2 Restaurant Review: Frita Batidos

For lunch on New Year’s Eve, the huz and I decided to try a new restaurant in town – Frita Batidos! This new Cuban-inspired establishment (though if you read the restaurant’s philosophy, posted on their website and also inside the actual establishment, the owner is adamant that “this is not a Cuban restaurant,” but rather … Continue reading