Food

The BEST Homemade Pizza Sauce

Homemade sauces are the best. Maybe you’re fine with the jar kind, but don’t settle for second best when you can easily make your own! This recipe is one I use every time I make pizza, it literally takes five minutes and you’re good to go. Here’s what you will need: 1 Jar of Crushed Tomatoes or Tomato Puree Italian Seasoning Basil – fresh is good but dried works too! Crushed red pepper flakes Garlic […]

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Half Liter BBQ

There’s a new hip BBQ joint in town! Half Liter Food and Beer Hall opened in Broad Ripple a few months ago; one side of the establishment is German food and the other Texas style BBQ. The seating is open, so walk in, find a spot and start figuring out what you want to order. During the summer, the patio doors are up and if you sit outside or on the upper level, which overlooks […]

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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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Food

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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