Southwestern Chipotle Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches

Southwestern Chipotle Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches

 I ran across some nice-looking eggplant at the grocery store the other day and realized it’s been a while since we’ve had eggplant. So I picked one up and, being on an open-faced sandwich kick recently, thought I’d make an eggplant-parmesan-like sandwich with it. My plan changed when I got to the bakery section … Continue reading

When Life Gives You Avocados

When Life Gives You Avocados

 This morning while starting to cut an avocado open, my knife slipped and cut my finger (and yes, I do know the first rule of using sharp knives). It wasn’t a let’s-go-to-the-hospital cut, but it was deep enough that I was out of action for the rest of cooking breakfast. Being down to one … Continue reading

2015 Austin City Guide – Eating in West Austin

2015 Austin City Guide – Eating in West Austin

I love west Austin. I love the hills, the oak trees, and of course the delicious food. The first time I really appreciated how gorgeous Austin is was while driving on Mopac (pre-construction, of course) and especially 360 several years ago, so naturally I tend to gravitate westward when spending time in Austin. That said, … Continue reading