Coffee Crusted Steak with Mushrooms and Roasted Broccoli

This type of dinner is one of my favorites. My boyfriend happens to love broccoli, especially when I roast it and use red pepper flakes, so we do end up eating it quite often. Steak Ingredients: 1 New York strip steak 1 tsp coffee grounds 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 tsp garlic powder Salt and pepper…

Thug Kitchen

While I do enjoy eating meat, including steak, and a great burger I’ve never shunned vegetarian food. I enjoy a variety of flavors and ingredients in my diet. While I don’t intend to become vegan, I have no problem trying some recipes that would expand my horizons. Thankfully, I have a friend who has recently…

Demystifing the Instantpot

So what exactly is an Instantpot? Well they’ve been around a lot longer than the infomercials. An Instantpot is simply an electric pressure cooker. That’s right, the electric version of what’s been around forever. Some things to consider when purchasing one: Brand: Honestly I don’t consider the brand to be high up on my list…

Westside Social Tavern

There is a new restaurant on the west side of Grand Rapids, that is making a splash as the new pub to visit. Every time I drove by it the parking lot was packed. Finally, I decided to try it myself. Westside Social opened up where a previous restaurant had closed down. They are located…

Green Protein Smoothie

This smoothie is a must when you are running around all day and need something healthy to fill you up and boost your energy.

Anna’s House

Honestly, I could eat breakfast foods most of the day The place to go for breakfast, at least in the west part of Michigan, is Anna’s House. They have four different locations including Alpine, 28th Street, Holland, and Grandville. They are open 6am-3pm most days, barring holidays. The atmosphere is a pleasant splash of bright…

6 Cookware Pieces That Will Make Your Life Easier

I’m not a fan of cookware sets. Although you save money per piece, you end up being stuck with one style or type of cookware, when if you want a good range on your cooking you need a variety of different tools to get it done. Everyone has their own favorites, and you might find…

Roast Chicken

How to make a savory roast chicken that is perfect for any gathering