Posts Tagged: food

Spinach and Mushroom Calzones

I hadn’t had a calzone in years when they randomly popped into my head one day. I really like them, but I think I’ve avoided eating them for so long because I always seem to burn my mouth on them. Anyway, once I got the idea to make calzones into my head I couldn’t get… Read more »

Three Monkey’s Ubud

I had flagged Three Monkeys restaurant in our Lonely Planet guidebook before we left for Bali because it had such great Trip Advisor reviews and sounded like a good choice for a romantic evening. Then our hotel ended up being a few doors down from Three Monkeys so we ate there two nights in a… Read more »

Banh Mi

I’ve been obsessed with Vietnamese food lately. There are a couple of really good restaurants in my city that serve heaping plates of noodles fried with egg, veggies, and spring rolls. While I love the vegetarian stir fries, I always find myself looking longingly at the banh mi on the menu. Banh mi are Vietnamese… Read more »

Aloha Kauai

In May I went to Kauai to visit my friend Lauren. I’d been to Kauai a few months earlier on my honeymoon and had enjoyed it so much, I couldn’t wait to go back. Lauren lives in Ha’ena, which is on the north side of the island of Kauai. Her house is a 5 minute… Read more »

Grilled Corn Potato Salad

I absolutely love potato salad. It’s the ultimate summer barbeque side dish. While I admit it’s hard to beat the classic potato salad, this grilled corn and fresh dill version comes pretty close. Not only is it delicious, but it’s quick and easy to whip up. I also think the fresh dill and new potatoes… Read more »