Justin’s homemade chicken pot pie. There aren’t many better meals for a cold December night.
The Clinton Station Diner is one of New Jersey’s best. The coffee is always fresh, orange juice squeezed to order, hand-cut fries, and homemade bread/rolls for their sandwiches. Justin had an excellent burger while I went with the chicken cordon bleu sandwich on this most recent visit.
Another one from Sichuan Cottage. I have been there several times now, and there is little reason to try anything new. Their beef with chili in hot chili oil is not quite the harbinger of doom it appears, but rather a complex blending of flavors and textures. The spice makes your mouth tingle rather than…
Wontons in hot chili oil from the place that quickly became my favorite Chinese restaurant: Marlboro’s Sichuan Cottage.
Ah, the last Thanksgiving post…a look inside that delectable chocolate-pecan pie pictured a few days ago.
My mom’s fried asparagus with my accompaniment of garlic aioli.
Justin’s stuffed mushrooms using homemade breadcrumbs.
My FAMOUS bacon-bourbon-brown sugar Brussels Sprouts. So good that even haters of the much-maligned vegetable will enjoy!
Be prepared for a few days of Thanksgiving food pics: on the left is my mom’s chocolate pecan pie, and to the right is Justin’s cranberry-sausage stuffing.
A shot from last Thanksgiving, with my cat always in trouble. Hoping everyone has a great day!
An assortment of cookies at J & M Bakery in Middletown, NJ.
Homemade pizza. I gave up on this a while ago, because my pizzas always came out looking like footballs and having the consistency of a cardboard box. Maybe it was the different treatment of the dough tonight, but the pizza actually came out like pizza. One with half mushroom, half meatball, and the other a…