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Recipe: Roasted Leg of Lamb, Tzatziki

Recipe: Roasted Leg of Lamb, Tzatziki

This recipe is adapted from Emeril Lagasse and Simply Recipes. I didn’t have time for a marinade, so I decided to do a rub. 1 4-5 pound leg of lamb, sirloin end8 cloves of garlic, minced3-4 stems’ worth of rosemary, removed from stems1/4 cup of […]

Recipe: Sauerkraut and Mettwurst

Recipe: Sauerkraut and Mettwurst

One of my grandma’s favorite meals to make for us was sauerkraut and metts. For her, it was pretty simple: Eckerich Farm smoked sausage, canned sauerkraut, an apple (to cut the sour, she said), simmered on the stove until everything is heated through. When Terry […]

Review: Red

Review: Red

Terry and I have been trying to get to Hugo for dinner since my birthday in November. Either we’ve been too busy or they were out of reservations that weren’t at 5:30. This past Saturday was another one of those nights. I suggested we try […]

I’m back!

I’m back!

You know, I can’t do anything simply. As you read on Tuesday, my MacBook Pro (yes, I’m one of those people, about which Terry good-naturedly teases me) needed to go in for a broken hinge. Considering it’s a first generation (yes, I was on the […]

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Review: York Street Cafe

Review: York Street Cafe

I have been to York Street more times than I can count. For one particular group of my friends, it’s the default drinks-and-apps location either for happy hour or after a show, since it’s convenient to the theater we all perform at on a regular […]

What is a foodie?

What is a foodie?

I’ve been perusing the Cincinnati Magazine restaurant issue since I got it, in case I missed something or forgot about a restaurant I wanted to try (I do that a lot!). I’ve read, over and over, an article in the section that includes comments from […]

Congratulations, RayGunGirl!

Congratulations, RayGunGirl!

Yay! Check here soon for her review of her Blackfinn experience. She won, by the way, with her corned beef recipe! Corned Beef and Cabbage (My mom’s traditional!) Ingredients: 1 corned beef roast with spice packet 1 head green cabbage 1 lb. russet potatoes, peeled […]

Review: The Quarter Bistro

Review: The Quarter Bistro

I walk into this review with a little bias: The Quarter Bistro in Mariemont on Wooster Pike, is one of my favorite restaurants. I ate there when it was The Latin Quarter, and I’ve eaten there several times in the past year or so. In […]

Market Wines to open at Findlay Market!

Market Wines to open at Findlay Market!

Thanks to Michelle for this tip! Findlay Market is finally getting a wine shop! Market Wines will open on March 29, featuring wines that, according to owner Michael Maxwell, are “a little bit of everything”, from organics to biodynamics to kosher and beyond. I’m really […]

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