Tag: Foodie

Date Night: Learning to Make Sushi

Date Night: Learning to Make Sushi

The Grill-Meister and I had a rockin’ good time learning to make sushi at a date-night cooking class.

When Food is Art: Exquisite Presentation at Châteauform’s Les prés d’Ecoublay

When Food is Art: Exquisite Presentation at Châteauform’s Les prés d’Ecoublay

Food is art! These beautifully arranged culinary exhibits at a workshop in Paris made me feel satisfied before I even took the first bite.

Proud of the Pasta at Celestino in Pasadena

Proud of the Pasta at Celestino in Pasadena

House-made pasta makes for a wonderful meal at this authentic Italian restaurant in Pasadena.

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

Afternoon tea at the palace where Queen Victoria grew up – by Jove, it was a jolly good show!

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London is a foodie’s dream! The staff treated me like I was royalty and served me a meal that to match. The ambience is an appealing mix of cozy old England and fresh, trendy-foodie-creative.

Window Shopping: C. Lidgate’s in London

Window Shopping: C. Lidgate’s in London

Lidgate’s is a carnivorous cook’s dream! There’s a huge selection of meats, fish, poultry, sausages, cheeses, pies, condiments, cured meats and deli items.

Sangria Still Life

Sangria Still Life

Real life at Glover Gardens has been a little too busy for the Glover Gardens blog to be active for the past week or two…but I’m revving up for a revival. I “catered” a friend’s 50th birthday party in the Texas Hill Country this weekend, […]

A Tea Cake Break in Aberdeen Exposes Me as an Unrepentant Hypocrite

A Tea Cake Break in Aberdeen Exposes Me as an Unrepentant Hypocrite

I learned in Aberdeen that junk food transforms into “snack food” when you’re tasting another country’s treats.

Leftover Steak Makes an Easy but Sophisticated Sandwich

Leftover Steak Makes an Easy but Sophisticated Sandwich

This sandwich is delightfully easy, with a very sophisticated taste. The crunch of the fresh cabbage and brightness of the mint are the perfect compliment to the juicy earthiness of the onions and steak.

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root Vegetable Salad with 3-1-2 Balsamic Honey Dijon Dressing

Root vegetables are crunchy superstars when paired with the tangy Balsamic Honey Dijon dressing: a healthy, high-fiber salad.

Gift Guide: Books for Cooks – from Center of the Plate | D’Artagnan Blog

Gift Guide: Books for Cooks – from Center of the Plate | D’Artagnan Blog

You may want to pop out to your local bookstore to pick up a last-minute cookbook for the foodie on your list.

A Favorite Vintage Kitchen Gadget: My Grandmother’s Wooden Corn Scraper

A Favorite Vintage Kitchen Gadget: My Grandmother’s Wooden Corn Scraper

The corn scraper is a very useful –
and inexpensive – kitchen gadget. Mine is an antique, inherited from my grandmother.

Request from a Friend: Got New Orleans Trip Advice?

Request from a Friend: Got New Orleans Trip Advice?

A collection of tips for a good time in The Big Easy, compiled at the request of a friend. Prepare yourself for New Orleans trip envy. Let’s go now!

Date Night: How to Make  Fresh Pasta

Date Night: How to Make Fresh Pasta

A cooking class opens up a world of homemade pasta possibilities at Glover Gardens.

Edinburgh’s Hipster Food Court and the Butcher Bad Boy Burger

Edinburgh’s Hipster Food Court and the Butcher Bad Boy Burger

Foodie-worthy, hipster-appropriate, gorgeous views: I highly recommend the Waverly Mall food court in Edinburgh. And don’t miss the Butcher Bad Boy burger!

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation:  Food at the Festival and the Foodie’s Dilemma

New Orleans Jazz Fest Anticipation: Food at the Festival and the Foodie’s Dilemma

Jazz Fest eating is so food-truck-trashy-tasty good that you simply have to eat it. How to pick from over 250 options? How to save room for NOLA restaurants?


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