Supporting Small Business in the Strip District – Pittsburgh, PA

This year on Black Friday, we decided to go down to Pittsburgh’s Strip District and support small business.  Now, I will admit that we did stop at Kohl’s on the way home, but our focus on was supporting these small businesses.  There are so many different local businesses in the Strip, but I am highlighting…

For the Love of Cranberry Sauce

I need a post just to talk about my favorite Thanksgiving food: cranberry sauce.  Yes, I know what you are thinking.  Cranberry sauce is your favorite?  It’s not even a real side dish.  It is like the side dish to the side dish.  I’m telling you it is the best though. Cranberry sauce is so versatile.  Not…

Philly Cheesesteak

This is the fourth and final installment of my Philadelphia miniseries, and what could be more Philadelphia than a post on Philly cheesesteaks?  Seeing how I had never been to Philly, I obviously had never eaten a real Philly cheesesteak.  I have had some that claimed to be Philly-style cheesesteak, but after having a true…

Green Eggs Cafe – Philadelphia

The mini Philadelphia food saga continues.  In that journey we have now made it to Saturday morning where the Hungry Trio tackled brunch in Philadelphia with Andrew’s parents (Sue and Steve).  His parents live about an hour and a half from Philly, and they met us in the city for brunch. Chris, Andrew, and I…

Reading Terminal Market – Philadelphia

This post is part one of four in a mini series on Philadelphia.  I made a quick trip this weekend with my friends Chris and Andrew. (Yes, the hungry trio strikes again!)  I have never had the opportunity to explore Philadelphia before.   When I tell people I have never been to Philly, they are normally…

S’mores Brownies

Alright, everyone.  I have to tell you about a fantastic recipe from Blue-Eyed Bakers, S’mores Brownies! I found this recipe when I was searching for ideas of what to make with the graham crackers I brought home from Deep Creek Lake.  I was thinking of making a graham cracker crust to make cheesecake, but honestly,…

Brunch Time with the Girls

I have gotten a bit behind on my blog posts.  It has been an exhausting couple weeks at work.  I tried to write all weekend, but I was too tired to get anywhere.  I really hope I can finally get this post written. I had a fabulous brunch this weekend with my girlfriends.  I have…