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BBQ Sweet Potato Chips, “Grippo” Style

Meet the new love of my life. (Sorry Mike).

For those of you like, “errrrr Grippawhatta?” Let me fill you in.

Grippo’s seasoning is a sweet, salty, spicy bbq mix best known for it’s use on Grippo chips, simply called by local Cincinnatians, “Grippos.” Grippos are easily one of the best things to come out of Cincy, like waaaaaaaay better than Sky Line or Gold Star “chili.” Seriously, what is that stuff?

There are several restaurants in town that actually use the Grippo seasoning in their dishes. My favorite of these is the Rookwood Grippo french fries. The Rookwood is the first restaurant that Mike and I ate at in Cincinnati so we have such a soft spot for everything they do. Plus their burgers are freaking delicious.

"Grippo" seasoning

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LBLF Deviled Eggs: The great baked vs. boiled egg experiment

Has anyone else heard about this baked “hard-boiled” egg business? Yea, baked. In an oven.

ingredients for deviled eggs

I think it was on Pinterest that I first heard about this new (to me) phenomenon. Then I saw it again on the Kitch’n, which is one of my favorite go-to food blogs. Finally it occurred to me, that the universe was telling me to do some experimenting. Luckily I had three family members ready to help test. Continue reading LBLF Deviled Eggs: The great baked vs. boiled egg experiment

Amber Barley “Beerisotto” topped with Grilled Scallions and Chicken with Amber Parmesan Cream Sauce

We might need to re-name this blog, “lovebeerlovetraderjoes.” LBLTJ. Rolls right off the tongue.

Beer Barley Risotto

Nope. I have issues. When I saw the shocking chartreuse of their new item, “10 Minute Barley” I immediately put three in my cart.  I can’t help it, I get so sucked in when TJs comes out with their new products. (I swear I’m not paid by Trader Joes’. If someone could tell me how to get them to pay me, that would be great though). Continue reading Amber Barley “Beerisotto” topped with Grilled Scallions and Chicken with Amber Parmesan Cream Sauce