A Bite to Eat

To start off on a sweet note, a co-worker who very often brings us snacks, today brought back some chocolate from Chicago. That was some really good chocolate, I grabbed the Peanut Butter.

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And on that same day, my wife decided to try something a little experimental. This potato skillet with chorizo was very close to being great! Certainly something worth tinkering with.

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Along with that she made me an absolutely delicious chicken topped with an egg, sunny side up.

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We ate on a gorgeous plate that our neighbor gave us. Another approach we’ve taken is to use smaller plates and these are perfect for that! I have to say that it felt good, we had a pretty full plate without having a ton of food and I left feeling like I had plenty to eat.

First Friday and Crispy Chicken Skin

I feel like it’s been a while since I experimented with something new. A couple days ago I was reading The Amateur Gourmet, which I read every day, and Adam Roberts mentioned something about crispy chicken skin. Now, I have always loved chicken skin and I did have the idea of chicken chicharron that we had once upon a time, but reading how easily he made it (read all about it here) made me decide to give it a try. I mentioned it to friends but everyone balked at the idea. None the less, I decided I was going to give it a shot.

Crispy Chicken Sking

Crispy Chicken Skin

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Manna Pan Asian Fusion

A couple weeks ago was my birthday (as you may have noticed from my birthday posts) and we went to Manna Pan Asian Fusion with my family. Being fairly new in the area I decided to take to the internet and found that Manna has great reviews. It was a slow Friday afternoon so I was a little concerned that service might be off, but as soon we got there the waitress showed up to take our drink orders. I decided to try out the Tai Sweet Tea.

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Chicken Wings

So we’ve been on a roll this week! First we churned out the asparagus soup, then we made the spanish tortilla and now we’re making baked wings. So we’ve been trying to eat healthier and we’re finally making quite a bit of progress so I decided to share one of my wife’s favorite meals: wings. You can buy a tray of them at the supermarket and since the oven does all the work, you can make as many as you like! First step is to mix the wings with some olive oil, paprika, cumin, salt and pepper. Mix them around so they get evenly coated.

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Fantastic Meals Both Home and Out

Hello everyone! I feel like I missed a post but I’m not sure what happened there. This Morning The Housewife Wannabe was kind enough to open up her blog and have me guest write a blog post on her site (you can read it here). As for me, it’s been an exciting time! We got published in Publinews, here’s the front page.Aaaaand that’s me stuffing my face with delicious mango. Yeah, that’s some good fruit! Continue reading