I rarely turn down Italian food, so when I was asked to go to Esta Esta last week I happily accepted. I had never been to the Italian eatery in Monroeville, PA, and wasn’t even aware of it’s existence.
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This Spicy Bacon Cheese dip is easy to make, and packed with flavor!
Gravlax is a Scandinavian dish of dry-cured salmon marinated in herbs. There are many variations- some are savory, while others are sweet and tangy. Gravlax with Absolute Citron takes only a few minutes to prep, but requires 24 hours to cure.
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I started making green drinks a few weeks back. I usually start craving coffee at noon, so I’ve been trying to replace the caffeine with green, leafy veggies. This drink is easy to make, and provides a nice spike of energy!
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I came up with this flavorful, delicious recipe for a beer tasting we had at the club. Thai Cilantro Dipping Sauce is perfect for chicken, pork, white fish, and grilled vegetables.
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Homemade lemon pepper is a very easy, and useful seasoning that goes well with most proteins.
Ristorante Arlecchino is located at 133 Camp Lane, in Mcmurray, PA. Previously a schoolhouse, the restaurant embodies comfort, and old-world charm. The main dining room is inviting and warm, with an open kitchen where you can see the talent at work.
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The show started out well, but quickly became a bit overwhelming and repetitive- a sensory overload to say the least. When the lights came on, and the intermission bell chimed, we decided to skip the second act (along with many other folks) and have an early dinner. We chose Bravo Franco, located at 613 Penn Avenue, because of its close proximity to the theater.
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Lobster Risotto with White Wine and Veggies – Cooks and Eats
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