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 it was AWESOME! My father was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland, so we know our blue crabs.
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 had the most amazing sauerkraut, sausages, cream of mushroom soup, and perogies. When in Pittsburgh, be sure to go there for your own Polish Sausage Heaven.
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 and preparing it earlier in the week makes it easier for me on those rushed nights. For example, a value pack of chicken could be broken up into three meals: diced chicken for Fettuccini Alfredo, sliced chicken for chicken with snow peas, and marinated chicken for BBQ chicken.
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 the other day and filled my cart with vegetables, fruit, sauces and more, all for under $70. The best part is, I come home with lots of fresh vegetables, tofus, meat, and noodles to make a weeks worth of healthy delicious dinners.
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 steak or burger at home for a fraction of the cost of a restaurant dinner.
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 most have one of five problems: too expensive, poor service (can't get the food to make it worthwhile), limited selection (only rolls), they don't have food for non-sushi eaters, or they are really poor quality (like at most buffets).
I finally found a GREAT AYCE sushi restaurant!
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 and was very informative. I had many takeaways from this class and you’ll see more from this class throughout the month of June as I reflect on the art of BBQ. I took the class using a Groupon, went by myself and was not bored for a second. Definitely a ...