Archive for May, 2012

School Lessons I Like
[ 0 ] May 31, 2012 |

School Lessons I Like

In just a little under a month, we will usher in another summer.  The first thoughts that come to mind are chilled, BBQ’d and sun.  This summer in between my various travels, I am looking for new ways to reinvent my 2012 summer memories.  One way is to work on those thirst quenchers called cocktails.  I […]

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Drinks on Me: 901 Tequila
[ 0 ] May 30, 2012 |

Drinks on Me: 901 Tequila

*Drinks on Me returns!  When Johnna Knows Good Food began, I had a regular post entitled “Drinks on Me” which featured a recipe for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (*My first one was on Mojitos!).  Today kicks off the return of this post that I definitely enjoy taste testing (*wink) and sharing.  The post below was […]

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Three Cheers for Finally Finding an Alternative!
[ 2 ] May 30, 2012 |

Three Cheers for Finally Finding an Alternative!

I wouldn’t call myself a proclaimed health-nut but over the past couple of years, I have become more conscious about what I eat. I’m also still a true believer of the motto “Eat whatever you want, but do it in moderation.” Snacks have always been my weakness, including those in the chip category. Doritos and […]

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World Tour: India in DC
[ 1 ] May 25, 2012 |

World Tour: India in DC

Not everyone has the chance, or the money or the  United Airlines points to cash in, to hop up, book flights and take their taste buds on a culinary journey. That is why I am a fan of events that restaurants host to take their patrons and their taste buds on a journey, right from […]

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Savor every flavor: Cooking “En Papillote”
[ 0 ] May 24, 2012 |

Savor every flavor: Cooking “En Papillote”

I, being a relatively “young buck” in the cooking world, was quite interested when I heard of cooking “En Papillote” and jumped at the opportunity to try it out.  Earlier this year, PaperChef introduced paper cooking bags, which allow you to cook without the use of aluminum and allow for an easier cleanup after cooking. […]

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