24 – Mmm-mmm Mojitos From Jamie Oliver’s Drinks Tube

This post probably isn’t going to make much sense, so I apologize in advance. I eat a good dinner, and blog a good blog post. I drink a good drink, and…yeah…the alcohol hits… After having key lime pie and mojitos at Earl’s last weekend with my sweetheart (the mojitos consumed as preparation of our trip to Cuba over Spring Break, and the key lime pie because…key lime pie), I had a hankering to create both the dessert and drink for myself. Today probably shouldn’t have been the day to fulfil that hankering, but fatigue sometimes pushes us to make silly decisions. … Continue reading 24 – Mmm-mmm Mojitos From Jamie Oliver’s Drinks Tube

17 – Steak Oscar (aka Lopsided Surf and Turf)

So “Lopsided Surf and Turf” may be something I just came up with, but I think that it’s going to stick as my new nickname for the steak/shrimp/asparagus/hollandaise sauce combo that Mateja and I dined on tonight. Other possible aliases for the dish that have just jumped in my head include “Eggs Benny, Hold the Eggs and Whatever a Benny is, Add Shrimp and Steak” and “Shrimp Cow-abunga”. Okay, so neither of those other options was serious. It’s more of a lighthearted sort of night tonight – both when it comes to the meal, and the blogging thereafter. The idea of tonight’s … Continue reading 17 – Steak Oscar (aka Lopsided Surf and Turf)