Tag Archives: Raleigh food blog

Kel’s Award Winning Black Bean Chili

I’ve been making my black bean chili for years, ever since I had my first taste of it at Mitch’s Tavern on Hillsborough St. I’ve been going to Mitch’s since I was an undergraduate at NCSU, and while I like a … Continue reading

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Tip of the Month, October 2011: Enjoy a Local BBQ Event

One of my favorite things about fall is all of the local BBQ events that area churches and organizations hold. As I mentioned in my earlier post “For the Love of Q” I always look forward to Lynn’s Crossroads Ruritan Club’s BBQ and … Continue reading

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Lamb Two Ways: Grilled Loin Chops and Greek-inspired Pita Pizzas

I have been a lamb fan ever since I was a baby starting to get my teeth. My Mom would give me a lamb chop bone to chew on instead of the normal teething ring most babies get. Yaaay, Mom! … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Muffins

I’d do anything for love – Meatloaf, Bat Out of Hell, vocals Well, Meatloaf, I bet you’d love the twist on this perennial home-cooked favorite and I assure you it is nothing close to what was served up in the … Continue reading

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Cameron Village Crawl

Been to Cameron Village in Raleigh lately for food and drinks? If not, you should – there are a number of great restaurants/pubs worthy of those in the 70s and 80s when things were in full swing in the Village … Continue reading

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Bacon-Wrapped Pesto and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

  For those of you who took my advice and grew your own basil this summer (see my previous post “Grow Your Own”) and/or if you made the easy pistachio pesto I blogged about in early September, here is a … Continue reading

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Free-form Lasagna

My recipe for “free-form” lasagna is based on Rachael Ray’s “lazy lasagna.” Lexi loves Rachael’s shows, and I happened to catch part of the one where she made this. I remember thinking at the time that I wanted to try this … Continue reading

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