Flashback Friday – Fast Food @ Home

Flashback Friday

The following originally appeared on 11/5/08 at Exit 51

Fast Food @ Home

This week has not been my best in the kitchen.  All the hubbub and activity of late has me off my game.  My pantry and fridge are not adequately stocked for the meals I had planned.  Somehow I overlooked a fundamental part of meal planning – making sure I have the ingredients for what I intend to make.  I don’t mean things that I can fudge like an onion or spices.  That would be too easy.  I mean that if I figure on making hamburgers, it would be helpful to actually have ground beef. Continue reading “Flashback Friday – Fast Food @ Home”

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Get Out The Vote…For BAH

While the blues and reds battle it out across party lines, I invite you to participate in a different election.  Bon Appetit Hon has been nominated as one of Maryland’s Outstanding Blogs in the Baltimore Sun’s Mobbies 2010 and voting has begun.

Anyone can vote so please take a moment to click over here to cast your  ballot for favorite blog each day between November 2nd and November 12th. Bon Appetit Hon is listed under the Foodie category. Campaign disclosure: you will need to register on the site but I have never gotten an email or spam from Baltimore Sun.  It’s quick and painless.

Here are my campaign promises:

  • I promise that I will not robocall your house asking for your vote.
  • I promise that I will not run negative campaign ads about my competitors.
  • I promise that I will not misuse gift cards solicited on behalf of the needy.
  • I will bring you new stories and recipes each week.
  • I will continue my Food Memories series featuring your stories and recipes.

Let your voice be heard!

I am Wendi from Bon Appetit Hon and I approve this message.

100 Things…Let Me Count The Ways

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My own cooking isn’t serving up much inspiration at the moment, so I’m going to steal a page out of Perfection Salad’s playbook and see if I make the grade on the local food scene.  The list was compiled by readers of the Baltimore Sun’s Dining @ Large Food Blog.  Let’s see how many of these items I can cross off that list…I’ve lived in or around Baltimore my entire life but I think I may still have some work ahead of me.

  1. Have a jumbo lump crab cake from Faidley’s on a Saltine. I am substituting G&M for Faidley’s, so what?  It’s still a ginormous crab cake.
  2. Pick steamed hard shells at Mr. Bill’s Terrace Inn in Essex. I’m sure this was SUPPOSED to read at Bo Brook’s back when it was on Belair Road.
  3. Eat Bertha’s mussels.
  4. Drink a Natty Boh.
  5. Snack on a Berger’s cookie. Can I get double points since I’ve also made these? Continue reading “100 Things…Let Me Count The Ways”

I Heart Bacon But

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Even I don’t think I would part with cold, hard, cash for most of the bacon lovin’ items on Elizabeth Large’s recent Top 10 List on The Baltimore Sun.

Bacon flavored lip balm is an accident waiting to happen y’all.  I hope the company that makes it has a healthy liability policy.

BLT scented candles are just mean.  Unless of course, a real BLT makes an appearance on a plate in front of me.  Otherwise, it’s a big tease.

However, I would totally get down with having bacon delivered to my doorstep every month.  And I imagine the dogs, cats, and other less domestic city critters that run free through my ‘hood wouldn’t mind either.

And I just don’t know what to say about this.  It looks like an accident just waiting to happen.  I don’t think my love of bacon needs to come into the bedroom.