Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sauteed Mushrooms with Balsamic Vinegar

We love the taste of button mushrooms, especially the small brown “baby ‘bella” variety that are so common and cheap these days.  Earthy and sweet, with a firm texture that takes well to sauteing, these brown mushrooms are a constant … Continue reading

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Magic Mushrooms at Cheers in the Heights

Well, okay, so the mushrooms at Cheers aren’t exactly the type to make you see pink elephants or grow huge Super Mario/Alice in Wonderland-style.  But despite their lack of transformational power, I’ve got to say that the fried mushrooms at … Continue reading

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Ultimate Sticky Buns

We always keep our eye out for new recipes to try, and Bon Appetit magazine is one of our favorite sources.  This month’s issue caught our eye as soon as we took it out of the mailbox because of the incredible … Continue reading

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Black-Bottom Cupcakes

Like many food lovers who enjoy getting into the kitchen to whip up a batch of delicious baked treats, we keep up with the blog Smitten Kitchen, which is where Jess found this tasty take on Devil’s Food cake with … Continue reading

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Review: Waffle House (Benton)

“I don’t care what they think.  I don’t care what they say.  What do they know about this love anyway?” –Melissa Etheridge In 1955, something wonderful happened in the state of Georgia:  the very first Waffle House opened.  Its concept … Continue reading

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Beef Fajitas

The first thing you need to know about making really good fajitas is that you have to get the right cut of meat.  Sure, you might be able to get by with sirloin or tempted to make do with (God … Continue reading

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