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[18 Aug 2010 | 10 Comments | 2,677 views]
Layers of Tradition in Maryland’s Official State Cake

I’m part of a potluck group called Supperfly, hosted each month at a different home with a theme decided by the host. For some reason, I decided to try Smith Island Cake for a recent Supperfly where the theme was to make something that’s your favorite color. I’m not exactly sure what my favorite color is but chocolate is one of Adam and my favorite foods so it seemed close enough to the theme.
That same week, a recipe for Smith Island Cake, apparently the “Official Cake of the State of …

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Restaurants »

[17 Aug 2010 | 13 Comments | 2,560 views]
Your Mom’s Burgers are so Good….

I remember the day I ate at Your Mom’s Burger Bar in East Austin. My colleague and friend Stacy and I drove over to the E. Cesar Chavez and Chalmers burger joint for a quick lunch. It was the Friday before Mother’s Day and it seemed like an appropriate place to eat.
I asked if they had something special for Stacy since she’s a mother and it was Mother’s Day weekend after all. I do think they mentioned they give a little something to folks who come to Your Mom’s with their …

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Restaurants »

[16 Aug 2010 | 14 Comments | 2,637 views]
Foreign & Domestic Surprises and Delights

It’s been over six weeks and this is the first time I’m able to admit this on the blog: my camera has gone missing. I’m not sure if I left it on the table after dinner, if it dropped out of my purse when I was running to get out of the rain, or if something more sinister happened.
The lack of my precious Canon s90 has been keeping me from blogging about restaurants and experiences lately because all I have to take pictures with is the iPhone 3G which works …

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Tasty Tuesdays »

[10 Aug 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,509 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Austin Food Trailers for Drunks

For the final Tasty Tuesdays “Best Austin Food Trailers” entry, I’d like your help in putting together a list of the best Austin food trailers to visit between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m.
As Adam can tell you, I’m usually sound asleep by this time so I’m not really sure what the best trailers are to visit and I’d like to make sure I’m ready for a big night out on the town.
Here are some trailers that I know (or have learned from the amazing Austin Food Carts), are generally open …

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