Salad with Balsamic Marinated Peppers

In Sides On April 3, 2012 3 Comments

Salads are no longer just a throw in as a side.  I used pepper in 2 ways in this salad.  I marinated red, yellow and orange peppers in… Read More »

Perfect Chocolate Cake

In Desserts On April 2, 2012 15 Comments

Baking has been the domain of my wife and my daughter.  Based on the feedback of this cake, watch out ladies (one of the feedbacks was from my… Read More »

Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese

In appetizers On April 2, 2012 2 Comments

This is a pretty easy appetizer that looks really good when completed.  Mixes asparagus, artichoke hearts with goat cheese – what’s not to like? RecipeSpring Vegetables and Goat… Read More »

Chicken Casserole

In dinners On April 2, 2012 1 Comment

This recipe is pulled from a cookbook I have called “Bake until Bubbly.”  It is one of those cookbooks you pick up because it is basic comfort food…. Read More »

Creole Chicken & Sausage

In dinners On April 1, 2012 0 Comments

This is not a hard dish a to make but as is true of many cajun dishes, and if you use the Heaven on Seven Cookbook, there will… Read More »

Dublin’s Bar – Springfield, IL

In Restaurant Food On April 1, 2012 0 Comments

The final stop on the Block College visitation and eating tour.  Springfield is the home of the “shoe”, more formally known as the horseshoe.  A “shoe” is a… Read More »

Fat Sandwich Co. – Champaign

In Restaurant Food On April 1, 2012 1 Comment

A place like this can only exist on a college campus.  The combination of foods in one sandwich can only be managed by a college male.  I liked… Read More »

Seven Saints

In Restaurant Food On March 28, 2012 2 Comments

Stop 2 on the college tour was Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois.  The dinner stop was Seven Saints.  The menu is 100% sliders.  What’s not to like…. Read More »

Von’s Dough Shack

In Restaurant Food On March 28, 2012 0 Comments

We are taking our youngest son on some college visits.  You know what that means.  Exploring some local culture through food.  The rule is it has to be… Read More »

Sweet Potato Puree with Lime Marinated Chicken

In dinners, Sides On March 27, 2012 0 Comments

The design of this meal was the sweet potato puree, and then, pairing it with a nice meat dish leaving the sweet potatoes as the star.  To add… Read More »

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