Food

The BEST Strawberry Pie

The best recipes often come to you as family hand-me-downs and this one is no exception. It’s my mom’s strawberry pie recipe that she’s been making all my life. I don’t know exactly where it came from, but she’s passed it on to me and now I am passing it on to you! I almost always try to make a home made pie crust with my pies – people comment all the time about how […]

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Easy Restaurant Style Salsa

I do not like salsa from a jar and believe me, I’ve tried several different kinds and pretty much find it inedible. Fresh, restaurant style salsa is where it’s at and it’s taken me several years to perfect my own recipe, which I modeled after my favorite Mexican restaurant Los Bravos. Making your own is so easy and can easily be adapted to taste. Here are the ingredients you will need: 1 Can of Fire […]

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In search of the best donut in Indy

National Donut Day is June 7th, and for the past couple months, I’ve been on a quest to find the best donut in the Indianapolis area. I’m pretty partial to Donut Bank in southern Indiana – I grew up near Evansville and nothing can quite compare to that glazed yeast donut perfection that they’ve got going on. But Indianapolis has some great options too, and my first stop was Long’s Bakery in Southport. People consistently […]

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Public Greens

Since 2014, Public Greens has been giving back to the community through its one of a kind restaurant model. Started by the Patachou Foundation, their mission is to “feed wholesome meals to food-insecure school children in our community and teach them to create healthy habits.” 100% of their restaurant profits go to The Patachou Foundation, which in turn serves children prepackaged breakfast and lunch meals to children in schools who fall below the poverty line. […]

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Easy Cheesy Mexican Skillet Rice

I think I could eat Mexican food every night of the week. Tacos, burritos, chimichangas, chips, salsa, queso…need I go on? I also love the Mexican rice that goes along with these dishes in the more traditional Mexican restaurants, so when we have a taco night at home, I usually try to make a version of it myself. After trying several similar recipes I found on Pinterest, I just wasn’t all that satisfied with the […]

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Teejay’s Sweet Tooth

Who doesn’t love ice cream? It’s one of America’s favorite treats, and with so many places to get it, standing out and offering something unique to your customers is a must. Teejay’s Sweet Tooth is doing just that by bringing something to Indianapolis that we’ve never had before: donuts and ice cream. Yes, you read that right! TeeJay’s Sweet Tooth opened last August on Indianapolis’ northwest side near Trader’s Point, and has been offering its […]

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