Author Archives: SuburbanFoodNerd

About SuburbanFoodNerd

I have been obsessed with good food my whole life - cooking it, eating it, sharing it with friends... After really getting into reviewing restaurants on other sites, I realized that my inner food nerd needed a bigger creative outlet! :)

Refreshing Cucumber Spa Water

Chill out this summer with refreshing cucumber spa water! Continue reading

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Kitchen Adventures – Summer Salad with Watermelon, Feta and Basil

This salad is a hit at pool parties and pot-lucks alike, and pairs equally well with grilled chicken, shrimp, steak or sausage. (It is also a great grown-up answer to the question “What can I do with leftover watermelon?”) Continue reading

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Things I Will Miss… (Nora Ephron Tribute)

Inspired by a list Nora wrote in her book “I Remember Nothing”, I thought sharing my own food-nerd list of things I will miss would be a fitting tribute… a reminder to live the most wonderful life you can, and – most importantly – to stop to savor all the little things that make life incredible. Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday – Dig Pale Ale, New Belgium Brewing

I often feel that seasonal beers are released way too early, and that you have to hold onto them for a bit until the season catches up. Not so this year! I was thrilled to try this weeks featured beer, … Continue reading

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Follow the 5 tips below for perfectly cooked (easy to peel) hard boiled eggs! Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday – Drifter Pale Ale, Widmer Brothers Brewing

And now for something just a little bit different… During a recent lunch with a blog savvy friend, an idea for a new, regular feature was born! If you follow me on Twitter (@SuburbanFoodNrd) you may have seen enthusiastic tweets about craft … Continue reading

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It’s National Margarita Day!!!

It’s National Margarita Day! My (current) favorite margarita recipe is below – you can skip the zesting and resting if you are pressed for time, but the additional steps add a depth of flavor that can’t be beat! Continue reading

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Restaurant Review – Pork Barrel BBQ

You have probably heard of Pork Barrel BBQ… You may have seen them at the DC Barbecue Battle or read about their sauce in Men’s Health Magazine, you could have seen them on ABC’s Shark Tank, or purchased their rub … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions (Happy 2012!!)

I am big on clean slates. There is something about a new beginning that opens up life to possibilities. You are given the chance to envision yourself at your very best, and make a plan to get there. In the past, I … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review – Freddy’s Lobster + Clams (A Bit of Maine in Maryland)

This Fall, Freddy’s has really come into it’s own. They have slowly expanded the menu and are building a loyal clientele by paying attention to quality and value. Continue reading

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