Archive | October, 2012

No cream potato and leek soup with pancetta chips

Oooooooo-weeeeeee! It’s cold! Before you start scoffing and rolling your eyes (I see you, Northerners) let me explain myself. I grew up on an island, Key West to be exact, and I practically wore flip-flops year round. I have lived in Miami for the past seven years and essentially wear flip-flops year round here. I loathe the […]

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Mozzarella stuffed meatballs, honey gold mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus

Meat lovers, here it is!!! Your meat and potatoes dish!! Jump up and down! Do a dance! Shake your booty!  I’ve had some requests/complaints/suggestions/bitching  that I don’t put a lot of meat recipes up on the blog. I started thinking about my meat-eating habits and realized that I don’t eat a lot of meat. At […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line #FoodieChats Event

Unfortunately I’m not actually on a Norwegian cruise at the moment. Waaaaaa! Fortunately I got to stuff my face with all the food that will be  served on the Norwegian Breakaway ship that will take its maiden voyage in April of 2013. Woooooo! Thanks to Steve Green, host of the weekly live Twitter show #FoodieChats, […]

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Penne with sauteed cauliflower, anchovies, and capers

Anchovies again?? Yup,  I know some of you are cringing and rolling your eyes and some of you are doing your happy dance! Hey you non-anchovy eaters–maybe if I bombard you with enough anchovy recipes you’ll finally give in and try one? Wishful thinking? My pasta-obsessed dad cooked this for me when he was staying at my […]

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A Q&A with The Foodie Teacher!

The Miami blogging world is cruel, cutthroat  place, my friends. Well…really it’s not. I just like to be dramatic. In reality the Miami food bloggers are a supportive group and I am happy and honored to be featured on another Miami food blogger’s site over at http://www.gourmandj.com.  You can check out my Q&A with him […]

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Roasted eggplant stuffed with ricotta, mushrooms, anchovies.

Let’s talk about anchovies. Man, do they smell nasty, but my oh my are they good! I used to despise anchovies. Blech!  If you snuck them by me in a ceasar salad dressing or concealed in a tomato sauce then ok, fine, you win.  However, if that little brown filet was just sitting whole on […]

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