Kevin on August 17th, 2010

Quick Chicken Quesadillas Next time you’re scrambling to come up with a quick yet satisfying casual meal, consider making 5 Minute Quesadillas! Ingredients Flour tortillas Salsa Mexican cheese mix or your favorite cheeses, shredded 1 rotisserie chicken (whatever flavor/seasoning you prefer), breast/thigh/wing meat shredded or sliced thinly Optional:  cilantro Optional:  serve with extra salsa and/or […]

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Face it:  most airport food is horrendous. Burgers, greasy fries, bland pizza…  we’ve all fallen prey to grabbing crappy fast food between flights. But there are better alternatives. More and more U.S. airport restaurants feature good and even great food. Based on my own travel experiences, reviews at Chowhound, Yelp and FlyerTalk as well as […]

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Kevin on March 1st, 2009

This is a great recipe. I did the slow roasted pork shoulder/Boston Butt thing today, using this recipe from a site called Kevin and Amanda’s Recipes – Perfect Pulled Pork – Slow Roasted, Seasoned and Sa-vor-y and the result was mind numbingly, pork fat orgasmically wonderful.  Try it sometime – you will not be disappointed. […]

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Kevin on February 25th, 2009

Although your humble correspondent and She Who Must Be Obeyed continue to purchase cookbooks – Giada De Laurentiis’ Giada’s Family Dinners is the most recent such purchase – we find ourselves increasingly finding great recipes and entertaining ideas on food websites and blogs.

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Kevin on November 30th, 2008

Stumbleupon friend Jessie has a terrific food blog called “The Hungry Mouse.” Most of the recipes are lavishly illustrated with high quality photographs, and the recipes themselves are fun and innovative.  (Make sure you check out her 8 cheese macaroni & cheese recipe…  yikes!)   You can see her extremely simple recipe for “lazy” French […]

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Kevin on November 19th, 2008

Having a wonderful time while dining out depends upon many things: ambiance, the food, service, the quality of your table, and of course your tablemates.  Having a great experience needn’t be completely up to chance, however…  by employing a few simple strategies you can greatly increase your chances of having a memorable dining experience. Having […]

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This is the fourth in a series of posts about traditional, Depression-era Italian dishes which were introduced to me by my wife’s family when we were dating We’ve tried a ton of recipes over the 33+ years we’ve been married, but one thing never goes out of culinary fashion in our home – these marvelous […]

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