Poor Mans Lobster

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 Poor Mans Lobster

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So……… as promised a special meal and story for Valentines Day!


Once upon a time……….isn’t that how all great fairy tales start? When Tim and I first met some 30 odd years ago, we were both in our early twenties and it was the late 70’s. I remember going to a party with a girlfriend and when we arrived I saw the cutest guy in cut off short and tube socks with red stripes……….you really do have to be from that era to understand how totally hot that look was! Fast forward a few years and we both were working for the hottest restaurant – bar- nightclub in the area. Anyone who is of a …….certain age……cough, cough  and from this area remembers Waldo Stubbs. It had that Cheers atmosphere…..where everybody knows your name……..The place was always hopping and especially on Friday nights for all you can eat “Poor Mans Lobster”. It was iconic…….more on the food later. Continue reading “Poor Mans Lobster”

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Pasta Puttanesca

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So it’s “Date Night Dinner” day…………my thoughts have been on pasta lately. Maybe its the weather……freezing. Plus I have had several days home from school………sub-zero temps……..so I had some time on my hands. I was looking over some of my old recipes trying to decide what the pasta should be. Then Tim reminded me of a pasta that I had made when we first were married. Which hasn’t been all that long ago as we have only been married for a little less that 3 years. I will share the whole silly crazy story on Valentines Day.

But if you have been following the blog, you will remember that Tim’s sense of taste is not perfect, due to an accident. I try to make things spicy without being crazy hot. This dish has the pasta I have been craving and the spice for Tim. Continue reading “Pasta Puttanesca”


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Super Bowl Sliders – Bronco Burger – Seattle Salmon

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So who is your favorite team? Will you be rooting for the Denver Broncos or the Seattle SeaHawks? Well, whichever team you choose, we have just the slider for you! For Denver fans it’s a Bronco Burger Slider…………hearty beef with, chiles, steak sauce, and chipotle cheese. For Seattle fan, how about a Seattle Salmon Slider, salmon, with ginger, garlic, topped with pickled cucumber slices and sweet chili sauce. Either way a slider is the perfect game day food. You can pick them up in one hand so you can root for your team with the other…….or have it free for your favorite beverage. So make both for your Super Bowl party and have see which team wins the Super Bowl of Sliders………. Continue reading “Super Bowl Sliders – Bronco Burger – Seattle Salmon”

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