Food Nibbles: Mouse in energy drink doesn’t affect taste

In Nibbles On April 1, 2011 0 Comments

The verdict is still out on the validity of this story, but rumor has it someone found a mouse in their Monster Energy Drink.  The person didn’t notice until they were done with the drink and noticed that the can was still heavy.  How bad can this drink taste that …

Beyond the cookbook: Touring breweries- Heavy Seas Beer

In Beyond the cookbook, Cooking On March 15, 2011 1 Comment


Looking for a fun Saturday afternoon activity around Baltimore?  Like beer?  Don’t want to spend a lot of money?  I have the perfect suggestion for you, take a tour of a local brewery or wine vineyard. Those of you that know me, know that I spend a lot of time …

Fast Food Freddy: P.F. Chang’s Home Menu For 2

In Fast Food Freddy On March 11, 2011 0 Comments


I’d like to start off the post by introducing myself.  My name is Freddy, A.K.A. “Fast Food Freddy”.  I’m a freelance writer and the newest member of the staff.  Like many of you, I live an active life running from place to place.  While I would love to make …

Site Changes

In General On March 10, 2011 0 Comments

Readers – I wanted to briefly let you know about some site changes that I’ve made to the site.

Reliability – The first and more important is that I got a new host for my WordPress account.  My previous host was unreliable and sometimes my blog would be offline for …


Pizza: Pancetta, two cheeses, basil, red onion

In Main Dishes, Meat On March 9, 2011 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I posted one of my favorite veggie pizzas.   A few of my loyal meat-eater-readers weren’t feeling it as a main course.  They insist that every main course should have at least some meat in it.  So, for those of you with this notion, feel free to …

The one food item you must try this March

In Cooking, Drinks On March 2, 2011 6 Comments

Sure, writing about fast food is probably the #1 rule of what you aren’t supposed to do as a food blogger.  I don’t care, there are some of you that need this advice.

It comes as a shock to me that I even have to write this post.  I assumed …

Cilantro Lime Rice

In Side Dishes On February 24, 2011 1 Comment

White rice.  Blah.  That’s how I used to feel about it at least.  Then I discovered that it doesn’t have to be that way.  There are many ways to make white rice more interesting.  This recipe is always a crowd pleaser.  I made this at my friend Pam’s birthday party …

Raspberry & Strawberry Oatmeal

In Breakfast On February 19, 2011 2 Comments

Ah, breakfast.  A meal I don’t often get to eat as I’m running out the door trying to make it to work before Baltimore traffic becomes a standstill.  Luckily, I work right by a cafe and can get a bagel with butter for a buck.  But, if I had more …

Pizza: Tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, balsamic reduction

In Cooking On February 15, 2011 1 Comment

This has to be by far one of my favorite pizzas to make. It takes less time than delivery, and tastes way better than any frozen pizza you heat up. Which, BTW, I tried one of those famous frozen pizzas that claims they are better than delivery before making this …

Baltimore Restaurants: Houlihan’s (Inner Harbor Location Only)

In Baltimore, Restaurant Reviews On February 12, 2011 13 Comments

I don’t normally feel the need to review a chain, but this was too epic to turn down.

After attending the Baltimore auto show, my friends Sandy, Josh, Stephen and I were hungry for a later afternoon lunch.  We decided to pick a place that was on the way back …