Damn Good Chili

daisi - January 4, 2012

This year it seems like we’ve barely had a winter (I’m sure I just jinxed us). Sure, we’ve had some cold days, but for the most part it’s been pretty mild. It was almost 70 degrees on New Years Eve this year! A cold front came in that evening and we decided it was a perfect day to make some chili for the first time …

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Meatball Tortilla Soup

daisi - December 12, 2011

I love tortilla soup. I’m very picky about a few things in life, though, and tortilla soup is one of them. Hamburgers are another, but I’ll save that for another day. This tortilla soup passed my picky test and I loved the spicy flavor, as well as the change-up of meatballs in place of chicken. I originally came across this recipe on a great blog …

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make your own pizza [date night]

daisi - October 19, 2011

The other night Sam and I wanted pizza, but couldn’t agree on where to go. The solution: we had a “make your own pizza” night. We bought this pizza dough (I usually prefer to make my own, but I didn’t have the time). And each picked out our toppings. We agreed on most: pepperoni, cheese (duh), jalapenos, and mushrooms. The only thing I wanted to …

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Cinco de Mayo!

daisi - May 5, 2010

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Last night I celebrated Quatro de Mayo with $1 tacos and $2 tecates at El Guapo, a nice warm-up for the real deal tonight! In honor of the holiday, I thought I’d share a black bean salsa recipe I made the other day. It makes a LOT of salsa, so get ready to share. I hope I remember all of the …

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