Classic Meatballs

  What I made: Classic Meatballs Original Recipe or did I make it myself? This is a recipe from Tyler Florence that I’ve had for years.  The original recipe is for spaghetti and meatballs with a homemade sauce (delish!) but I only used the meatball portion of this recipe.  You can see the entire recipe…

Cobb Salad

My son came home from the end of the summer asking me to make a Cobb salad.  I felt like I needed to be revived with smelling salts after hearing this. My once lettuce adverse veggie eater is now asking for a salad for dinner. I think it was because bacon was involved. To be…

Cava Grill

I’ve been to Cava Grill at least five times now, so if you think I like it, you’re right!  Cava Grill is a spin-off of Cava Mezze, a great greek small plates spot with a solid happy hour menu with locations in DC, northern VA and a few cities in MD.  About a year ago…

Sauteed Chicken Caesar Salad

  Miles finally started eating salad!Woo hoo! This really opens up lunch and dinner possibilities such as this sautéed chicken caesar salad.  He’s declared caesar salad to be his favorite, and I’ve been able to talk him into substituting romaine for baby greens and spinach. The other night, I was running out of dinner ideas…

Red Cabbage Salad with Lime Cumin Vinaigrette

One thing I love about joining different foodie groups is the exposure you get to a lot of other great food blogs. I stumbled across this red cabbage salad with lime cumin vinaigrette from platings and pairings the other day, and thought it sounded delicious. The original recipe called for Brussels sprouts, which I love,…