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Category: Main Ditties

A Blue Crab Feast in California

A Blue Crab Feast in California

You think I’m crazy now, don’t you? But yes, anyone can enjoy Maryland Blue Crabs throughout the year. Will it cost you? Oh yes, but boy is it worth it! My family and I had a blue crab feast in California just last weekend and […]

Polish Sausage Heaven

Polish Sausage Heaven

I recently visited my sister in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was reunited with my Polish heritage. I had forgotten how much I love good Polish food and was reminded when she took me to Pittsburgh’s Strip District to a wonderful Polish Deli: S&D Deli. S&D Deli […]

Make your weeknight easy

Make your weeknight easy

If you’re like me, when you get home from work the last thing you want to do is prepare a complicated meal.  Quick, easy, fresh.  That’s always the goal.  How do you make your weeknight easy? I find that buying a value pack of meat […]

A trip to the Chinese Supermarket

A trip to the Chinese Supermarket

I love going to the Chinese supermarkets. The food is fresh and so inexpensive. I always forget how fun it is to walk through the vegetable aisle trying to figure out what all the different vegetables are and how can I use them.  I went […]

Want to cook steak without a grill? No problem!

Want to cook steak without a grill? No problem!

Not everyone has a grill. Even if you have a grill, you may not have gas or charcoal on hand to cook your steaks. What do you do? Go out to eat? Broil the steak? Nope, use an indoor grill pan and have a perfect […]

Do you have a favorite AYCE (All you can eat) sushi restaurant?

Do you have a favorite AYCE (All you can eat) sushi restaurant?

I love sushi.  Yes, I really do love sushi.  Any time, any place.  I love great sushi and I have a confession: I’ll eat almost any sushi that doesn’t smell or look old. In general, I do not enjoy AYCE sushi restaurants.  I’ve found that […]

Ribs, fall off the bone or not?

Ribs, fall off the bone or not?

Do you like your ribs to fall off the bone? Or do you like them firm and fully attached? Recently I attend a 5 hour BBQ class held by a local BBQ catering and restaurant  company, Big Ed Buzzards BBQ.  This was a great class […]