Monthly Archives: February 2011

Revisiting Sonny’s

I say ‘revisiting’ because I went in the first month Sonny’s opened and was not too impressed. We had some underwhelming entrees and service snafus, but I didn’t tell you about it, since I figured they needed a while to … Continue reading

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Edamame Hummus

I have been whipping up a whole lotta weird stuff lately. I’ve been scouring the pantry in an effort to use up things I have, rather than buy new stuffs. Turns out? Stuff in the pantry you haven’t used is … Continue reading

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ATK BBQ Chops and Mac Salad

Cook’s Illustrated and America’s Test Kitchen appeal to a certain kind of cook. My friend A. subscribes to their website (yes, it’s a subscription website) and really enjoys perusing their recipes, gathering specific ingredients, and following the instructions to a … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras King Cupcakes

Last year, while rooting the New Orleans Saints to victory during the Super Bowl, I thought I’d try the themed-food thing (which snooty Andrew Knowlton disparages. Still love you though, Andrew!). And so I made a king cake and gumbo. … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Valentine’s Day is one week away! This fact will probably elicit one of two reactions from you: ‘meh’ or ‘oh shoot, I need to decide where to take my date!’ Well, if you already have a steady and want to … Continue reading

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