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Farmers’ Market Adventures – Mustard Microgreens Again

Ooof.  We went on vacation last week and had some other things pop up in the past couple of days, so you’re getting a re-run from a couple years ago. … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Results: Top Three Things In Your Refrigerators

When I asked “What Three Things Are Always In Your Refrigerator?,” it really struck a chord. Apparently, we all have a deep-down yearning to fling open our metal and vacuum-sealed … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · 9 Comments

What Three Things Are Always In Your Refrigerator?

In every issue, Bon Appétit magazine features a Q&A with a celebrity asking about his or her quirky food habits and favorite things to eat. Until a few years ago, … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 289 Comments

Top Chef Seattle Episode 9: Past Suppers

Episode 8            Episode 10   I’m sick.  No, not “sick” in the sense of making jokes about Asians eating dogs.  Oh wait, I may or … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Spicy Avocado Cream Soup

A few month’s ago, I gave a mixed review to one of the finer restaurants here in Ann Arbor – Pacific Rim. In a nutshell, the food is fantastic and … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 5 Comments

Ultimate Aquariums!

On Friday, October 12th, the world will know the awesomeness that is my best friend from high school – Mojo.  He and his buddy Nic are the two masterminds of … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 10 Comments

Farmers Market Adventures – Garlic Scapes Again

In Michigan, garlic scapes are back in season! I’m starting to see them at the market so you should be able to get some over the next couple of weeks. … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 4 Comments

Nestaurant Night: Fine Dining In Your Own Home

There was a point this winter where I got fed up with the whole “nice dinner out” spend.  I do love to get together with friends over food and wine … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

Farmers’ Market Adventures – Mustard Microgreens

Ahhh spring.  Winter’s reign of terror is over and the flowers have come up and announced that warm, sunny days ahead. The Farmers’ Market in Ann Arbor keeps going all … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 7 Comments

Ann Arbor Rocks – Sweet Heather Anne

Two of the Pieholes turned eleven yesterday and to celebrate we ordered a cake from Sweet Heather Anne, here in Ann Arbor.  I first came across her work this spring … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · 2 Comments