Posted in August 2013

Photo of the Week–Juicy Tomatoes

Photo of the Week–Juicy Tomatoes

I have a perfectly summery photo this week! Farmer Mark of EMMA Acres was stationed outside the entrance to Biercamp this afternoon. After stocking up on Biercamp bratwurst(!), I also picked up a gorgeous variety of tomatoes to bring home with me. Can’t wait for tomorrow’s grilling feast!

Europe 2013: Day 3-Dresden, Germany

Europe 2013: Day 3-Dresden, Germany

On the third day of our vacation, we took a day trip to Dresden, Germany! Now, Dresden wasn’t initially at the top of my list of cities I wanted to visit in Germany (those would be Munich and Berlin!) but Dresden was the most practical German city for us to visit while we stayed in … Continue reading

Mélange–a second review

Mélange–a second review

I never learn. Dominick’s had THE best sangria. Dominick’s has great pizza. So why do I ever depart from that? Well, I didn’t depart from the sangria on Friday night. Trust me, I ordered a voluminous mason jar of it. But why, oh why, do I ever order food at Dominick’s? It is relentlessly borderline … Continue reading

Dinner Meal Plan for August 11-17

Dinner Meal Plan for August 11-17

Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for August 4-10: Sunday: Patty Melts, Crispy Rosemary Oven Fries, Grilled Corn Monday: Cobb Salad <- post coming soon! Tuesday: Blackened Salmon, Roasted Chickpeas, Spinach Salad <- I developed a sore throat (which later turned into a yucky head cold!) so we went out for ramen noodles from Whole Foods … Continue reading

Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad

This past spring, I attended the launch of the Ann Arbor Dishcrawl event and one of the dishes that really made an impression on me was the Salade Niçoise at Café Felix: Niçoise Salad is a French salad that is basically a big tasting plate of healthy, delicious goodness, including tuna, tomatoes, olives, potatoes, hard … Continue reading

Photo of the Week–Chinatown

Photo of the Week–Chinatown

Two and a half years ago, the huz and I vacationed in San Francisco, California. During that trip, we visited Chinatown! Eating pastries at a Chinese bakery, visiting a fortune cookie factory, and sipping on milk tea were just a few of our day’s activities. Read more about our time in San Fran’s Chinatown here.

Dinner Meal Plan for August 4-10

Dinner Meal Plan for August 4-10

Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for July 28-August 3: Sunday: Grilled Chicken, Grilled Corn, Caprese Salad Monday: Salad Niçoise Tuesday: Chicken with Rosemary, Red Bell Peppers and Olives with Orzo Wednesday: Taco-Stuffed Bell Pepper Cups Thursday: Salmon, Roasted Chickpeas, Melon Went to Sidetrack with Five Cent Femme instead! I tried the mac ‘n’ cheese with … Continue reading