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Archive for June, 2010

June 17, 2010

Papervore Coffee Table

Coolest coffee table I’ve ever seen. Papervore Coffee Table found on Unclutterer and Design Sponge. You’ve gotta watch this :23 video: The Papervore from Pigeontail Design on Vimeo.

June 16, 2010

{photo} Sunny Anderson’s Kale-llaloo

Tested Sunny Anderson’s Kale-llaloo Recipe (kale, bacon, coconut milk)

June 16, 2010

{photo} Panzanella Salad

Recipe testing today — Panzanella Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Basil

June 15, 2010

The plan! The plan!

Our SmartFarm has transformed from hand-drawn cartoon to a real plan!!!! <-larger image *** Before I even get to The Plans! The Plans! Can I just do a 20-second drive by of my NYC trip? I’ve been to New York City so many times these past couple of years that if Mayor Bloomberg handed out […]

June 12, 2010

Naked Palms

Poor naked palm trees at Club Med Sandpiper (Florida)

June 12, 2010

$3,700 vs $350 – which camera took which photo

Story at Food Blog Forum

June 12, 2010

Pork Tenderloin with Warm Grilled Tomato Salsa

Some people say that its hard pressed to find a meat leaner than chicken breast, and thankfully they are wrong. Dinners at our house would be as boring as the fourth hour of a chess game if this was true. The meat that might surpass you as being just as lean as chicken breast is […]

June 11, 2010

Scotch and Cigar Pairing

My husband recently acquired a taste and appreciation for single malt scotch – I blame that and all the other expensive new hobbies on his close friend, Shawn. Actually, I shouldn’t be too harsh on Shawn – he is, after all the man who taught my husband how to hunt wild hogs that live in […]

June 10, 2010

NAC:Butter Prawns

Butter Prawns at New Asian Cuisine

June 10, 2010

Mojito Madness!

  Mojito Madness at SK on Tasty Kitchen

June 8, 2010

Summertime Lasagna

Summertime Lasagna at Steamy Kitchen on TLC

June 8, 2010

No-Bake Summertime Lasagne

What makes me happy: Pasta. Loads of it.What makes me and my electricity bill not-so-happy: Turning on the oven in the summertime. My electricity bill last month was so high, I wept. So, for the rest of the summer, we’re going to conserve as much as possible, limiting oven use, turning on the television less […]

June 8, 2010

Last Look? Clean Beach

Last night, before I took off to NYC, we took the boys to the rotating restaurant at St. Petersburg Florida beach, just 45 minutes away from our home. To take a long look at the beach before the oil comes. Oh, it will just spoil this gorgeous sand. While the boys LOVED that the restaurant […]

June 6, 2010

Crawfish Boil

Great Father’s Day idea: Farmed crawfish from Louisiana is safe and sustainable! Last night, we hosted a crawfish boil for friends (this photo is from last year -last night we were too hungry to even bother with the camera). I bought 10lbs of live crawfish from one of my fav suppliers, Louisiana Crawfish Company.  They […]