My Super Bowl Dilemma..

So last night I’m all snuggled up with my dog and my blankie scrolling through potential Super Bowl recipes. So much good lookin’, bad for you food.. I mean seriously, yum! Which leads me to my dilemma: Do I just embrace the cheese whizzy goodness of our favorite tailgate fare? OR Go the vegan-no regret-good for…

Hey Thanksgiving- I’ve got your back.

The red line is proving to be insufficient so I’ve moved on to stacking sandbags. I’m willing to try anything to hold back the rapidly rising tide of Christmas that threatens to wash Thanksgiving down the river once and for all. This wonderful day of food, faith, family, friendship, forefathers and football has become nothing…

Quick Summer Marinade

As we explore new restaurants in the area, I find myself gravitating towards, and truly appreciating, smaller portions with huge flavor. And so it was at Tapas-51, a little place we went to right over the border in Fort Mill, South Carolina. I ordered the CHILI COFFEE CRUSTED BRISKET, served with charred onion chimichurri, queso fresco,…

Hot Diggitty Dogs!

Not sure what to bring to that summer picnic? This recipe is tasty, easy and a sure-fire “hit.” 1/4 cup chopped onions 1 TBSP oil 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup lemon juice 3 TBSP Worcestershire sauce 2 TBSP brown sugar 2 TBSP vinegar 1 1/2 tsp mustard 1/4…