June 24, 2013

Island Way Sorbet: My Pick for Summer Sweets


I love sorbets. I also love to pretend that I’m in the tropics. Presto! Island Way Sorbet. I found these treats strolling through the aisles of Costco the other day and decided to give ‘em a try. I was delighted.  Read the rest of this entry »

December 17, 2012

III Forks? 5 Stars.

3 Forks Filet with sides

I don’t hide my disdain for chain restaurants. I define a chain restaurant as a brand that has at least five locations. I find that the original idea behind a chain may be good, but it becomes tough for the subsequent locations to maintain the food quality. Eventually, chains become synonymous with mediocre food at decent prices. So when I was invited to III Forks to have dinner on Saturday night, you better believe I was worried. III Forks is a steakhouse and seafood restaurant with 3 locations in Texas, 3 locations in Florida, and one location in downtown Chicago. I was preparing myself for a mediocre experience, but what I got is one of the best restaurant experiences that I have ever had.  Read the rest of this entry »

November 26, 2012

A Love Letter… To An Epic Pork Chop

a pork chop from the restaurant Epic Chicago

Dear Epic Pork Chop,

Prior to meeting you, I loathed your kind. They were thin, flimsy, and tasted like cardboard that bathed in gray, flavorless liquids. I continually gave them repeated chances, to no avail. Every time I’d open my heart to them, they’d return my gesture by nearly breaking my teeth. I admit, I frequently cheated on them with chicken breasts, beef, and even fish. But that was then and this is now. Read the rest of this entry »

June 24, 2012

Cute Baskets for your Next Picnic

I was inspired by the article What to Pack for a Perfect Picnic on Recipe4Living this week and decided to pack a picnic of my own. The only problem I encountered was what to put it in. The old cooler bag from my fifth grade swim team? Umm, definitely not cute enough.

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