Saturday, October 29, 2011

What's for dinner: East Atlanta Village farmer's Market

Sorry I missed you guys yesterday! But don't fear... your what's for dinner post is here! :-)

Most of you are familiar with the East Atlanta Village Farmer's Market that goes on Thursday evenings over on Flat Shoals... well I finally made it out to explore the local goodies, I even got a pretty delicious dinner out of my finds. Check it out....

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Midweek Eats: Healthier Arroz con Pollo??

Welcome to Midweek Eats!

Remember the "What's for Dinner" post I did a couple weeks back on my arroz con pollo dinner plans? Well, I did make it  that weekend as promised, and today I want to finally share the details.

As I have mentioned many times before, I never follow a recipe verbatim and with my recent weight loss efforts I decided that I would change this recipe a little bit to make it as figure friendly as possible. In order to do that, I decided to use brown rice instead of white rice. Keep in mind this changes the dish quite a bit because the texture of brown rice is different than white rice, but that doesn't mean that it can't be just a flavorful.

The recipe is listed below, but before you get to that here is a step by step via some photo's I took during the process, check it out...

Monday, October 24, 2011

Monday Funday: Taste of Atlanta in photos...

Happy Monday!  You know what Monday means... "Monday's with Michelle" over at Make me wanna Holler. Make sure you go check it out as soon as you're done here. Remember those yummy banana muffin photos that I posted on Facebook last week?? Well, the recipe is posted there for you to enjoy.

As you all know, the Taste of Atlanta was this past weekend. There was tons of yummy food and a crowd out of this world. Check out the photos below! What was your favorite taste??

Friday, October 21, 2011

What's for dinner: Don't eat me!

Yesterday while roaming around the Dekalb farmer's market, I came upon one of my favorite area's in the whole place... the fish market. Sure it's smelly and cold, but there is so much to choose from and the prices are generally pretty good. Anyhow, I looked up and saw the big sign hanging on the lobster tank... "Live Maine Lobster $9.99/lb". I turned to my better half, and I said. I wanna do it. I want to finally cook a live lobster. Truth be told, I have never cooked a live lobster. Ever. Tails, absolutely. But a living, crawling lobster. No. Until last night.

Don't eat me...

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Midweek Eats: Foodie fun!

Good afternoon fellow foodies!

This weekend marks the10th anniversary of a huge foodie event, the Taste of Atlanta.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Monday Funday!

Happy Monday!

No "Monday's with Michelle" today, we'll have something posted over on Makes me wanna Holler later this week, I'll be sure to keep you posted.

In the meantime, I have some fun pictures to share from the The Candler Park Fall Festival. All the usual suspects were out as far as the beloved Food Trucks and all the staples for local festivals... including my favorite... the gyro guy!

Check it out....

Friday, October 14, 2011

What's for Dinner?


Since the theme of my Friday posts are "What's for dinner"... I figured I would share just that. Tonight's dinner plan is one of my childhood favs, Puerto Rican Arroz con Pollo (chicken with rice).
photo from Food Network

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Midweek eats: Spice up your life!

Happy Hump day! I trust you all are enjoying this gray, gloomy Wednesday in Atlanta.

To brighten your day a little, I want to share some secret staples that I keep on my spice rack.

(photo by By GavinBell)

Monday, October 10, 2011

Monday Funday!

Happy Monday folks!

Hopefully you all have made it over to Makes me wanna Holler for "Monday's with Michelle"... we've got some good stuff over there! Check it out!

We'll see you back here on Wednesday for, "Midweek Eats".

Friday, October 7, 2011

What's for Dinner: HD1 First Taste...

Happy Friday! I have some exciting stuff for you today... I finally made it over to Richard Blais's new restaurant... HD1.

Clad in workout gear my good friend and I marched our way down the freedom park trail and eventually landed in the Poncey-Highlands right in front of the fancy 'Haute' dog joint.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Midweek Eats: Korean barbecue

Good afternoon good people! I hope you are all enjoying the week so far.

So, last Friday a good friend and I ventured out to Buford Highway to experience a little international treat... Hae Woon Dae   for some Korean barbecue.

Believe it or not, this was my first true Korean barbecue experience (the beef bulgogi appetizer at Aja doesn't count).

First let me start by saying you don't go here for the ambiance. Dated decor and Asian boy bands singing their latest pop song on the big screen hanging over the bar isn't quite what I expected, but the food more than makes up for it.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Monday Funday!

Happy Monday!

I hope you all had a yumtastic weekend. I definitely did! I had Koren barbecue on Friday and yummy housewarming potluck eats yesterday! I'll be sharing my Koren barbecue experiance with you guys on Wednesday, but in the meantime, head over to Make me wanna Holler for this weeks installment of "Monday's with Michelle".

You all have a wonderful and yummy Monday and I will see you back here on Wednesday for "Midweek Eats"!

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