Slater’s 50/50 – Riverside, CA

Slater's 50/50 is Bacon Heaven Over ten years ago now, I saw Slater's 50/50 featured on Bacon Paradise on The Travel Channel. On one of my many trips to Southern California before moving here, I visited the original Slater's in Anaheim Hills. In the years since, we've visited the original…

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Ravioli Lasagna Bolognese from Costco

Kirkland Signature Ravioli Lasagna Bolognese: Childhood Comfort Food Growing up, I often visited my aunt and uncle who lived in the Bronx, NYC. They often took me to a restaurant near their house which I remember only as "The Wedge." They closed years ago (I want to say it was…

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Homemade Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough - A Worthwhile Journey Lenten Fridays always call for meals we could easily make the rest of the year, but we usually reserve for these 6 Fridays each year. Halushki, Crab Cakes, and now - Veggie Pizza. We made some homemade pizza dough a few months ago…

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Pie Face – Sydney, NSW, Australia

In our search for Australian cuisine, we quickly realized a few things.  First, we noticed that there isn't anything (other than kangaroo) that one would really consider truly Australian.  At least not that we could find, anyway.  The second thing we noticed was that a lot of foods we would…

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Vanilla Slice!

Vanilla Slice - A deceivingly sturdy dessert. On our last full day in Australia, we decided to wander around Sydney and try smaller bites of pretty much any food we could find that we had either never had before or was definitely or possibly somewhat Australian.  I'll break these down…

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Vapiano – Sydney, NSW, Australia

Yes, I know our food adventure for the month of April is Australian food.  It makes perfect sense, given the fact that we had a week-long adventure down under planned for the beginning of the month.  However, when Lora and I had dinner at Vapiano just a few days into…

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Bushfire Flame Grill

Bushire Flame Grill - Cairns, QLD, Australia Bushfire Flame Grill markets themselves as a "Brazilian Inspired Australian Style BBQ Experience."  This was an easy call for dinner on our second night in Cairns. April is Australian month, and I love Brazilian BBQ.  The location inside our hotel helped make it…

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Cauliflower Tacos

Cauliflower Tacos- The New Meat Option My first attempt at making cauliflower tacos was a mixed bag of both success and failure.  Some good, some bad.  It was actually a fairly easy process, but parts of it will require some experimentation to get right. Photo by: https://unsplash.com/@simxa Cauliflower Ninja School…

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Saranac Irish Roots 12-Pack

Saranac Irish Roots 12 Pack- Beer Review When I saw the Saranac Irish Roots mixed 12-pack at BevMo a few weeks ago, during our Irish month food celebration, I of course had to pick one up since it combines both our food of the month and our love of craft…

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Cauliflower – It’s What’s for Dinner!

Barbacoa Cauliflower Pita Tacos at BJ's Brewhouse. Tonight, we picked BJ's Brewhouse & Restaurant for dinner date night. I wanted to make sure I got to try their Mint Chocolate Chip Pizookie before it dropped off the menu... What I didn't realize was that I would find a new favorite:…

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