• Saturday Morning Potatoes

    January 31, 2020DishinandDishes

    It’s almost the weekend! Almost every weekend at our house, these Saturday Morning Potatoes make an appearance at our breakfast. They are Mr. Wonderful’s favorite thing to have alongside eggs, bacon and waffles. Have you heard me mention that I absolutely love Poblano peppers before? If not, let me tell you, they are one of…

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  • Tomato and Basil Farro Salad

    October 1, 2019DishinandDishes

    This recipe for a delicious summer farro tomato and basil salad is perfect for your next potluck and, don’t tell anyone, but it’s also healthy as well!

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  • Chipotle Black Bean Quinoa Veggie Burgers

    January 5, 2016DishinandDishes

    Forget about those store-bought frozen bean burgers! How to make your own with my black bean quinoa recipe? It’s vegetarian and vegan approved!

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  • District 21 at Francis Tuttle School of the Culinary Arts

    September 24, 2013DishinandDishes

    This past weekend, I was given the treat of trying out the new fancy schmancy restaurant called District 21 at Francis Tuttle School of the Culinary Arts. Tuesday night,  June 18th, District 21 opened its doors to you, the public for dining pleasure! District 21 will be a place for culinary students to work out…

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  • Pie Junkie – Slices of Deliciousness

    June 25, 2013DishinandDishes

    I had my first divine bite of a Pie Junkie pie a year or so ago at S & B Buger Joint. At the time I described them as “sinfully delectable pies”.  I remember our group just raving about them. I mean we loved the burgers, but we went nuts over these pies.  Later on,…

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  • Mama Sinmi’s Chop House – West African Cuisine

    June 17, 2013DishinandDishes

    CLOSED Friday at noon found me driving aimlessly around the Warr Acres/Bethany area in search of lunch. I wanted something different, but something reasonably healthy. I wandered in my SUV south down MacArthur Boulevard and glanced from left to right when something caught my eye. Mama Sinmi’s Chop House -West African Cuisine? What is this?…

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  • Ajanta Cuisine of India

    May 9, 2013DishinandDishes

    This may be the shortest and sweetest post I’ll ever do on a restaurant.  Specifically, the restaurant I’m briefly mentioning is Ajanta Cuisine of India at 122nd and N. Pennsylvania Avenue. The reason behind my brevity is simply this. I can only order one thing off their menu. Period. And it’s their Chicken Tikka Masala.…

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  • How to Make Homemade Pasta

    May 2, 2013DishinandDishes

    Homemade Pasta. You know the difference when you dine out and taste it. You crave it at home. Who knew the recipe and technique could be so easy? With three ingredients (salt is optional and would make 4)  and some good old-fashioned patience, you too can make homemade pasta at home. Let’s talk equipment.  Not…

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