Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

Psst.. I want to let you in on a little secret! Come closer.. Closer.. .. are you sure you want to know this? It just might change your life.. Well, OK, here goes.. Vegetables don’t have to be boring!


Ground Turkey Meatloaf

I know there are split opinions out there when it comes to meatloaf – you either love it or you hate it.  Me? I love it.  It’s flavorful and comforting, easy to make, and an easy base for experimenting!  There are so many ways to create a meatloaf and you can include an infinite number…

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Baked Chicken Nuggets with Sweet and Sour Sauce

Fried chicken may not be on the menu too often if you like to keep an eye on your calories, but you can get a pretty close substitute with this flavorful baked version.  Served with an easy homemade sweet ‘n sour sauce that’ll knock your socks off, even the pickiest eaters will have trouble resisting….

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Santa Fe Crock Pot Chicken

With a teeny bit of planning, my slow cooker easily becomes my favorite piece of equipment in the kitchen.  There is nothing better than throwing ingredients into a pot in the morning and having a hot, fragrant dinner ready to go by day’s end.


Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

I admit, we have fallen into a dinner slump in our house the last several months.  We’ve slipped comfortably into a rotation of cooking the same handful of recipes over and over again, and to be honest, we’re both getting a bit bored!   I decided it was time to start trying new recipes on…

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Greek Fest Knoxville 2012

Yesterday evening, we met up with Kara & Remington and headed to the 33rd annual Greek Fest!   Held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church on Cumberland Avenue, this 3-day festival is a great way to experience Greek culture through food, dancing, and crafts. We sampled several things to share.. what you see here is spanakopita…

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Thai Tanic Restaurant | Logan Circle | Washington, DC

Our last evening in Washington DC, we realized that we had no idea what to eat for dinner.  After some chit chat, we realized that we both had a craving for Thai food.  A few Google searches later and we had decided on Thai Tanic, a little place in the nearby neighborhood of Logan Circle….

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Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, DC

After returning from a Liverpool FC game in Baltimore (more on that later) we stopped at our hotel to shower and then headed out to dinner at Old Ebbitt Grill.  Literally around the corner from the White House, this is a popular restaurant for locals and tourists alike. The building and entrance is gorgeous!


Ray’s Hellburger in Arlington, Virginia

Matt and I recently took a long weekend to Washington, DC.   Our friends told us that we really needed to try out Ray’s Hellburger, which is situated just across the river in Arlington, VA. We spent a long hot (did I say HOT?) day walking around the city, taking photos of monuments and hitting several…

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