Monthly Archives: April 2009

Monument Square Farmer’s Market

Look what I found! Spring has officially sprung. I am so excited for local eats and delicious, fresh eggs and veggies all summer long. And oh, how I missed hot garlic pickles from Uncle’s Farm Stand. These babies will make … Continue reading

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Takin’ It Through the Garden

Yum, Mexi breakfast burritos. The title refers to Soby’s in Bozeman, Montana. There you can get the most delish breakfast burritos (ie. Chorizo and eggs!) and then ‘take it through the garden,’ which means they add lots of awesome veggies … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata

I recently learned of Chicken Piccata- the person who was talking about it was making ruthless fun of the place that served it (which happens to be, um, our place of employment), saying that it was like, sooooo 1980 or … Continue reading

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Amigo’s Margaritas

Amigo’s was the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful weather we had on Sunday (the warmest it’s been since I moved here). M and I went down to have a margarita at the ‘Best Dive Bar,’ recently recognized as such … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup

It’s Dutch Oven time, baby!! I used two sweet onions, sauteed them in olive oil and butter… Until they caramelized. I deglazed the pan several times with beef broth and dry sherry and then added 3 cups of beef broth. … Continue reading

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Philly Cheesesteaks

Portland is a town of imports, or people ‘From Away,’ as you know… so I’m sure there’s a lot of mid-Atlantic-ers, like myself that have strong opinions about the best Philly Cheesesteak. I’m not going to try to wade into … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffin Experiment

A great recipe for up here in Maine, where I plan on picking so many blueberries come summer. This recipe uses frozen berries, but I can’t wait to use fresh, local fruit. Two unique things about this recipe are its … Continue reading

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