Surprising Amanda Fact: I don’t really mingle. Frankly, I really hate it. On the Myers-Briggs test, I test in squarely in the introvert section. So going to a conference all alone where mingling is expected is a quite daunting proposition. … Continue reading food blog south 2013 – a recap
I am a glutton for stuffed green peppers. I think that a bell pepper is just begging to be filled with a delicious mixture of ground meat and vegetables. And while I love a traditional stuffed pepper with tomatoes, beef … Continue reading stuffed peppers, part dos – southwest style
It turns out that I have gained the Freshman 15. No, I didn’t jump into my trusty DeLorean (Great Scott!) to re-experience the fall of 2000 and my freshman year of college (believe me, it wouldn’t be pretty). Nope – … Continue reading pb&j sorbet
My Fellow Americans: Please don’t eat this crap. If you stop eating it, the lovely folks over at Tony’s will stop making it. Save yourself $5 and a heart attack, and go eat an apple. My friend Jenny posted this earlier – and I couldn’t stop myself from commenting. Now – I will completely admit, that I love junk food. Love it. But this is just gross. If you REALLY, REALLY want to go on a carb binder – at least do yourself a favor and do it right – at a good restaurant that makes good food. Don’t let … Continue reading going too far?
So Southern Living is taking a reader poll for the tastiest towns, and Memphis is in third place behind Asheville and Durham. Get out there and vote people. We all know that Memphis has some great restaurants, but here’s my list of why you should vote Memphis as the tastiest town. Memphis-style BBQ. Love it/hate it doesn’t matter there isn’t Ashville-style BBQ or Durham-style BBQ. No but we do. Memphis-style. Gus’s Fried Chicken. Constantly named the best fried chicken in the country. When I crave fried chicken – there is only one place that I want to go – Gus’s. … Continue reading vote for memphis
Some times this little blog has some perks. Tonight was one of those times. The very, very lovely folks over at Alchemy sent me an email several weeks ago, and invited me to a meet and greet with their new … Continue reading meet, greet, eat
Dear blogesphere – You love duck eggs. I am continually surprised the number of people who hit this blog in search of recipes on how to cook duck eggs. By far – my solitary post on soft boiled duck eggs and soldiers has gotten the most views to date. While I would love to assume it’s the photography – I mean look at the composition in that shot… But I am just curious – is it just duck eggs? Are we that unfamiliar with eggs of any sort besides chicken? Interesting idea, and probably true since I had never had … Continue reading duck eggs