Monthly Archives: November 2010

Herbed Blue Cheese Butter and Filet Mignon

Jess and I take a very simple view of making a steak: a good cut of meat, salt and pepper, and a good sear. Serve rare. We don’t use rubs or marinades with a good steak, and god forbid pouring … Continue reading

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Taqueria Azteca: Authentic, Inexpensive, Delicious

We’re big fans of Mexican food – the more authentic the better. We lived right down the street from Taqueria Azteca for a long time without sampling their food, a mistake we’re still kicking ourselves over because this humble taqueria … Continue reading

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Collard Greens

There isn’t anything more Southern than a mess of greens, and of all the types available to us, collard greens have got to be my favorite. In this day and age of fast food and instant gratification, making greens is … Continue reading

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Nicholas B. Morris Tapeworm Reading – Arkansas Tech

Jess and I had the privilege of seeing a good friend of ours last night in Russellville, and although the night was completely non-food related (questionable banana pudding stories aside; more on that later), I felt it only right to … Continue reading

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Review: Layla’s Gyros and Pizzeria

Most people in Central Arkansas are familiar with Layla’s, Mahmoud Jitali’s Mediterranean restaurant and halal grocery on Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock, but in the past year Layla’s has expanded south into Bryant – and the results have been … Continue reading

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There Will be Brine (and Some Roast Chicken, Too)

There’s nothing worse than roasting a turkey or chicken for hours only to find that the end result is a dry, flavorless bird unfit for human consumption. Getting a large bird thoroughly cooked while keeping the meat juicy and succulent … Continue reading

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Colorado Foodies, Part 3: Mountains, Tommyknockers, and Beer

We always try to visit some of Colorado’s most valuable natural resources every time we’re there: the breweries. Jess and I are both beer nerds, and Colorado to us is what Paradise must have been like before Adam and Eve … Continue reading

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Colorado Foodies, Part 2: Boulder and Brasserie

There aren’t many places we love to visit more than Boulder, Colorado, and this past weekend was one of the best visits we’ve had yet. From the shops of Pearl Street to the delicious food, we saw it all – … Continue reading

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Arkansas Colorado Foodies, Part 1

And we’re back! We took a whirlwind trip to Colorado to see Jess’ brother and sister-in-law, and we did it up right! It was much needed vacation for everyone, and we reconnected with family and old friends over some of … Continue reading

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