• 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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  • Guernsey Park

    August 28, 2013DishinandDishes

    CLOSED Have you heard the buzz about Guernsey Park? Only open for a short time, Guernsey Park has already been nominated for OKC’s Best in the areas of Best New Restaurant, Best Vietnamese Restaurant, and Best Restaurant to Experience Something Different. I began to hear the buzz some months back. Of course my curiosity got…

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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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  • The Mule

    April 30, 2013DishinandDishes

    Grilled cheese, you’ve come a long way baby. The beloved grilled cheese sandwich has, in reality been around for longer than we know in one form or another. In the 1920’s however with the invention of pre-sliced bread and processed cheese, it really started becoming a staple. Flash forward to today where it is now…

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  • Oklahoma Ice Storm April 2013 – Life and Limbs

    April 10, 2013DishinandDishes

    Today we had an ice storm…a beast of an ice storm in Oklahoma City and around the state. welcome to Oklahoma. It was 80º yesterday. No kidding. The trees are weeping and bending over under the weight of the glistening and almost eerily beautiful ice. Merciless ice. We had one bad casualty.  A limb that…

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  • Hibiscus Caribbean Bar & Grill -Tulsa Tasting

    April 5, 2013DishinandDishes

    One of the places we visited on our Tulsa Tasting tour when I was writing my book was Hibiscus Carribbean Bar & Grill. Perched amongst one of our favorite areas in Tulsa, the Brookside District, Hibiscus is located on Peoria Avenue,and you’ll see it’s bright colored small patio as a sign of the Jamaican delight that…

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  • Sean Cummings Irish Pub

    March 12, 2013DishinandDishes

    Lively. That’s the first word that comes to mind when you step inside of Sean Cumming’s Irish Pub for the first time. First off, you’re bound to walk right past some sort of Celtic band as you walk in the door playing in front of a backdrop of some sort of Irish flag. Then you’re…

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  • Mi Lindo Mazatlan Restaurante

    March 8, 2013DishinandDishes

    A few weeks ago, I begged our friends Sandra and Noel to take us to this fantastic and authentic Mexican seafood restaurant they’d showed us pictures of on their phone – Mi Lindo Mazatlan Restaurante. You may remember Sandra and Noel from an earlier story about their addictive hotdogs and you’ll also know they are…

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  • Philly Cheese Steak Sliders

    January 29, 2013DishinandDishes

    Sliders are such a great inspiration to play with.  First off, you can have a small appetite and have just one or be ravenous and have 4.  The recipes can vary from Buffalo Chicken to Portabello Mushroom  or you can offer your guests or family a choice and do several, including this latest one I…

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