• Restaurant Review – El Pollo Chulo

    October 23, 2009DishinandDishes

    Dollar Factor $ Yum Factor ** Location:  5805 NW 50th St Oklahoma City, OK 405.792.2300 Today for lunch I headed to El Pollo Chulo, which contrary to popular belief is Spanish style, not Mexican. If you’re looking for a low-cost, healthy place to eat, this is a great place. Fred, the owner, will be all…

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  • The Wedge Pizzeria Restaurant Review

    October 7, 2009DishinandDishes

    Location:  4709 N. Western Phone:  602-3477 website:  www.thewedgeokc.com Dollar Factor $$               Yum Factor  *** Every Tuesday night, Mr. Wonderful and I have a date night. Last night we spent date night at The Wedge. Now let me just say, at the risk of being labeled “un American” that I…

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  • My Favorite Candy and Studying Your Spouse

    September 26, 2009DishinandDishes

    Lindt’s Lindor Truffles.  Dark chocolate with a smooth filling. These are my favorite candies….ever! This is my favorite man. Ever. What do the two have in common? My husband, commonly referred to as Mr. Wonderful, surprised me with these last night. No big deal, Katie, you say.  Men buy candy for women all the time. Ahhhh,…

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  • Honey & Lime Glazed Salmon – Featuring Mr. Wonderful

    September 12, 2009DishinandDishes

    Mr. Wonderful was home one day this week, and called and asked if there was anything that sounded good for lunch. Melisa and I started to try to do healthy-eating this week, and she had told me about a great salmon recipe they’d had from the Body for Life recipe site. It had some of…

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  • Stir-Fry Jumble

    September 10, 2009DishinandDishes

    This is the result of: #1 Trying to eat healthier, and… #2 Trying to use up all the many vegetables I have sitting around in my vegetable crisper that I impulse-bought at the Asian market.  Cuz the produce at the Asian Market is amazingly cheap.  Or, as Mr. Wonderful puts it, less expensive. I opened…

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  • 101 Things to Do at a Farm

    September 9, 2009DishinandDishes

    This weekend was a holiday weekend, so we took off and drove out to our friends the Westover’s family farm. This is Kayla’s friend Tyler’s family farm.  The farm has been family owned for a LONG time. The story went that the farm was purchased in the original Oklahoma Land Run by another family.  That…

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  • First Heirloom Tomato Harvest

    September 9, 2009DishinandDishes

    My first harvest of my heirlooms. Pictured above you will see Black Krim (the largest pinky/green ones).  These have been really prone to infections, either by bug or by disease.  Note the hole on the bottom side of the top left one. The small red ones in the colander are Besser Cherry Tomatoes.  We have…

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  • EatAroundOKC – Another Cool Site!

    August 27, 2009DishinandDishes

    Yesterday I told you about Urbanspoon, which is a site that offers reviews and suggestions for local restaurant fare. Another local site I’d like to introduced you to is EatAroundOKC.  I have been visiting their site for over a year and it has led us to some great dining experiences. On EatAroundOKC, local reviews of…

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