Category: food

Two Stuffed Pizzas in Chicago

My favorite pizza is usually Neapolitan Style.  Very thin crust and a cracker like crispness.  But that’s not what Chicago Pizza is famous for.  The big item is Stuffed Pizza with thick crust and a two inch tall wall of crust

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Genghis Grill-In Awe of The Master

I’ve always been a fan of all you can eat places-who doesn’t love having more food than they can possibly eat?  Genghis Grill sell their buffet as either one bowl-about the size of a cereal bowl- or all you can

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Food Rules by Michael Pollan

One of the first books that really got me thinking about what I eat and how I eat it was Micahel Pollan’s In Defense of Food.  His mantra for this book was simple-Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants.  Michael

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Why We Get Fat

Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It talks about how the world changed after World War II and how everyone who has been drinking the Calories In/Calories Out Kool Aide is wrong.  Once upon a time some

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A Fistful of Vitamins

After a month or so on the UltraMind Solution diet and lifestyle plan, I am feeling much better.  Of course, feeling better is one of those things that is often hard to put a finger on.  I used to be

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Ratatouille, Three Bean Chili, and Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs

The second week of my Six Weeks using the UltraMind Solution has seen me tempted a few time.  Mainly it is bread and crackers and not double whoppers that I am thinking about. But, as with most things, out of

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Prosciutto de Parma on The Cheap

There are two famous types of Italian prosciutto crudo exported abroad: prosciutto di Parma, from Parma, and prosciutto di San Daniele, from the San Daniele del Friuli area, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. The prosciutto di Parma has a slightly

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Two Frogs Grill

Over the past few years we have seen the billboard for Two Frogs Grill on our way to or from Oklahoma City.  This is a picture of two smiling frogs tied together. This billboard gives no hint as to what,

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Trading Almonds for Fritos

Not long ago I read Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted.  This is a peppy little book with an agenda, to get the reader-in this case me-to

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James Coney Island

I like hotdog places.  They all have that kind of carnival feel to them.  Bright colors and outgoing people working beind the counter. And then they sell hotdogs, so what’s not to like? The James Coney Island is a Houston

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