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menu/life recap: the final stretch

daisi - December 29, 2012

Okay, since this recap is LONG overdue, it’s going to cover the past 6 weeks. I’ll keep it short and sweet with pics and links. Here goes… [week 46 – november 12 – november 18] skillet vegetarian curry chicken noodle soup slow cooker beef curry [week 47 – november 19 – november 25] work thanksgiving luncheon – pioneer woman’s mashed potatoes thanksgiving with the fam …

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Cinco de Mayo Bachelorette Party – Part 1

daisi - December 2, 2012

For my bachelorette party, we decided on Austin, TX as the perfect place. And Cinco de Mayo as the perfect weekend. And we were right!! It was absolutely perfect… perfect weather, perfect restaurants, perfect hotel, perfect activities, perfect perfect perfect. A couple of us decided to head down Thursday to make a long weekend of it. Jessica, Maria and I departed Tulsa early Thursday morning. …

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menu/life recap [week 43]

daisi - November 28, 2012

[week 43 ~ october 22 – 28] [monday] Tulsa County Dental Alliance Pumpkin Decorating Party… always fun! [thursday] cookbook club  drip beef | simple sesame noodles | perfect au gratin potatoes | hummus A smaller group this time: Casey | me | Alison (our host) | Deana [friday] We headed to OKC for a night of horse racing at Remington Park. We sat in the club …

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menu/life recap [weeks 41 & 42]

daisi - November 11, 2012
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[week 41 – october 8 – 14] [friday] We tried to eat at Smoke Dallas, but it was a 2 hour wait, so we headed next door to the Belmont Hotel and snagged a table outside. And lucky for us, it turns out they have the same (but limited) menu as Smoke! [kathy & me] [saturday] OU/Texas – one of my favorite weekends of the whole …

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New Orleans [week 40]

daisi - October 25, 2012

[week 40 – October 1 -7 – 2012] [monday] Sam & I ventured out to The Great State Fair of Oklahoma… er, Tulsa. We had lots of food and some of the best people watching of all time. Gotta love it. [cutest little lamby | me & sammy | mexican corn, my fair must have | of course she’s eating the other goat’s food] [thursday …

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menu recap [weeks 38 & 39]

daisi - October 11, 2012

[week 38] The only thing I “cooked” week 38 was at my mom’s on Friday night. We got together for her birthday and grilled burgers, bacon-wrapped jalapenos, and ribs. Fun with family and great food… can’t beat it. [Saturday] OU v. Kansas State – the game was awful, but tailgating and hanging out with friends is always fun. [week 39] [Monday] I finally made a meal …

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restaurant week recap [week 37]

daisi - September 30, 2012

Week 37 kicked off Restaurant Week in Tulsa. I decided to eat myself silly in the name of charity. There were some really great restaurants on the list this time and who am I to NOT try as many menus that I could in one week? Believe me I tried my best! [Monday] I chose lunch at Polo Grill – didn’t get a pic of …

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menu recap [week 36]

daisi - September 13, 2012

[Monday – Labor Day] With leftover hamburger meat from the Whiskey-Mustard Meatballs, I stuck with the Pioneer Woman kick and made her delicious patty melts for dinner on Monday. Let’s just say the main ingredients are meat, butter and cheese… so, for obvious reasons this recipe should be labeled as “healthy.” So worth the artery clogging though. Seriously. Also on Monday I made these lemon glazed lemon …

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menu recap [week 35]

daisi - September 10, 2012
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[week 35] Overall a pretty boring week on the cooking front. I made two different types of meatballs… turkey and beef/pork combo. Very different results… Earlier in the week, I had some leftover ground turkey so I made these turkey meatballs with a greek yogurt/sriracha dipping sauce. I am so paranoid when cooking chicken and turkey I totally over baked them so they were a …

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menu recap [week 34]

daisi - September 5, 2012
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So, I’m pretty behind on my menu recaps… but I’m going to attempt to catch up on the past two weeks THIS week! And yes, I didn’t cook anything until Thursday during week 34 (aka 2 full weeks ago). Thursday: cookbook club Our second cookbook club gathering took place on August 23. If you aren’t sure what cookbook club is… it’s this great idea I stole …

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