Bruce Springsteen and “Man-Up Weekend”

I survived Zombies, dinosaurs, and an over-crowded “L” to make it to Wrigley and the concert. . . . → Read More: Bruce Springsteen and “Man-Up Weekend”

Chicago, Dinos, and The Boss

Just to update, this is the second installment over the great time I had last weekend.   What was so great about the weekend, you might ask?

We found a crazy (in a good way) burger joint in downtown Des Moines (as we were just passing through) called Zombie Burger.   (See my last post for more . . . → Read More: Chicago, Dinos, and The Boss

Green Beans with Fish Sauce Vinaigrette

Inspired by the dish that we had at Girl and the Goat in Chicago. . . . → Read More: Green Beans with Fish Sauce Vinaigrette

Eating through a few Midwestern States

We recently got back from a multi-state odyssey.   We traveled and ate through many states.

We only passed through St. Louis to spend the night on our way to Chicago,  but we would love to go back and try some BBQ and blues!  Next time,  I hope.  Right outside our hotel was a City . . . → Read More: Eating through a few Midwestern States

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls

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