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Archive for June, 2009

The other day my best friend from high school’s facebook status update said, “Ate pancetta for dinner, which is basically bacon for snobs.”  I doth protest!  Apart from joining a very Italian family through marriage, I likely would have jumped on the pancetta bandwagon anyway since I’m always trying new foods.  I had a leftover […]

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Fridays are my easy cooking days, last night we had a nice, healthy meal which didn’t really encompass anything new, but brought together several of the techniques I’ve discussed earlier.  As summer has finally arrived in Dallas (allelujia!), it was quite warm at 5:00 so I decided to forgo the oven in favor of the […]

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Ruth’s Chris in Austin is one of my favorite dining experiences.  We tried the one in Plano and unfortunately it just wasn’t the same thing at all.  I tried to make our date night dinner a re-creation of things we would have eaten if we could have been in Austin.  Of course I don’t have […]

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Ina Garten, aka Barefoot Contessa, is kind of my culinary hero.  I like so much of what she does.  Last December I saw an old episode of her show on the Food Network doing a Roasted Shrimp dish.  We’ve always been boilers of shrimp, but I had to give my hero’s way a shot.  I’ve […]

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We’re back from a trip to Houston to christen my new godson. Something around a million bug bites later, we’re itchy and exhausted, but had a wonderful weekend playing outside and staying up too late. After a brief discussion of child-friendly restaurant options on Sunday, we decided to go to the store and cook at […]

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