Monthly Archives: September 2010

Pizza Upstages Mexican Soup – Twice!

Sunday, mid-football craze, Mr. Cheese wanted to start working on the Mexican Shrimp and Meatball Soup recipe we found in the Big Flavors book by Jim Fobel.  We were in the throes of a breezy, cloudy, drizzly day and a spicy little soup would … Continue reading

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Sushi ~ That’s Right, I Made That!

Yes, that’s right Team!  I made sushi.  At home.  It was much more simple than anticipated and oh.so.delicious!!  We picked up little packets of Miso Soup to go with it and some Japanese beer, as well.  I’m not going to … Continue reading

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Farewell Summer ~ Let’s Eat Hawaiin Chicken!

The equinox is upon us and alas, tomorrow will be fall.  (Or, tonight by 11:15pm if you want to get all sciency about it).  Combine a sweet and tangy marinade and some nice time outdoors this evening by the grill, and you’ve got … Continue reading

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Sushi at Susaki in El Paso! Rant & Restaurant Review

When we hear the word ‘sushi’, we automatically think of seaweed and sticky rice covering shrimp or imitation crabmeat or, if we’re especially lucky, a bit of yellow fin tuna or smoked salmon.  According to sushifaq.com, the term sushi actually refers to vinegar … Continue reading

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Remoulade Flatters Fish & ‘Maters

I needed to use the green tomato I got at the Harvest Festival on Saturday, so I fried it up and ate it with my favorite remoulade, but what to have on the side?  In keeping with the fried theme, Mr. Cheese and … Continue reading

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Ode to the Redskins ‘Victory Chili’

 I posted this recipe a couple of seasons ago but it’s a perfect standby for a gorgeous football Sunday.  Better yet, make it today to the sound of touchdowns and field goals while screaming “sack him!” and let the flavors … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Seedy at the Heritage Harvest Festival

Mr. Cheese and I were in attendance yesterday, at the 4th annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello.  We were giddy like kids when we arrived on the grounds and saw the lavish garden beds and tents promising organic  this and fresh pressed that.  As noted … Continue reading

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I’m Strong to the Finish Cuz I Eats my Spinach (Pie!)

That’s right!  Despite the odds and Bluto’s obvious height advantage over Popeye, Bluto always got his ass kicked because Popeye ate his spinach like the good cartoon guy he was.  Spinach is excellent for our bodies, with over 21 vitamins and a healthy dose of iron.  … Continue reading

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Is it A Melon? Is it Pasta? Nope, it’s Spaghetti Squash!

Hi Team!  Mr. Cheese is off to fantasy football draft #2, so I took this opportunity to play around in the kitchen with my shiny new spaghetti squash.  Well, it’s not so new anymore and as a matter of fact, … Continue reading

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Dinner Babble – It’s in the Pantry

If you spend a typical day in the Cheese household, you would hear the following conversation, at least once:  “what do you want for dinner?”  To surely be followed by, “I don’t know, what do you feel like having?”  And ’round and … Continue reading

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