Jenny MacBeth

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Name: Jenny MacBeth
Date registered: February 24, 2012

Biography

The title, Girl Likes to Eat, is dedicated to Uncle Glen DeLucenay. Uncle Glen appreciated my appetite, and made me his homemade caramel popcorn, saying, "This girl likes to eat." The title is in memory of him.

Latest posts

  1. Alternative to Canning Tomatoes — September 16, 2013
  2. Tip Thursday: Recycling Charcoal — August 29, 2013
  3. Sicilian Style Eggplant Casserole and Cheese Pastry Puffs — August 14, 2013
  4. Grab-N-Go, Mexican Stuffed Wraps — June 13, 2013
  5. Easy Hummus Recipe — June 6, 2013

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Alternative to Canning Tomatoes

An easy alternative to canning tomatoes.   Canning your own sauce is awesome for the freshness, but I hate canning. It’s hot, messy, and time consuming. Not to mention, buying the tools gets expensive. An old friend of mine taught me this alternative way to canning tomato sauce. I’ve been doing it for years. It’s …

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Tip Thursday: Recycling Charcoal

Have a charcoal grill? Not sure what to do with the charcoal after cooking up your burgers? I got ya covered. Since I bought our Weber grill this summer (BTW, Great for BBQs), I’m finding cool ways to recycle the charcoal. There are a ton of uses for it. Just use Google. Of course, I …

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Sicilian Style Eggplant Casserole and Cheese Pastry Puffs

A delicious twist to Eggplant Parmesan.   The best market place in Pittsburgh is the Strip District. There’s never a dull moment with lots of diversity from the food to the people. You can’t help but want to peruse the wares of the outdoor vendors. You can find everything from Yinzer pride souvenirs, to fresh …

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Grab-N-Go, Mexican Stuffed Wraps

  This recipe was created for a Reynolds Wrap contest. Bummer, I didn’t win. Boo hiss. I’m over it, but WTH, right? The contest instructed to create a recipe using four ingredients from a list of foods they supplied, and of course, use Reynolds Wrap. You can double the recipe and freeze it for those …

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Easy Hummus Recipe

As I mentioned on Facebook, I’ve never made hummus, so I researched online recipes. I’m sure you can agree, when you Google Hummus, it can be overwhelming. I just used the common ingredients; chickpeas, tahini sauce, and lemon juice, and added in some of my own yummies. Since making it, the hardest part was deciding …

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Cast Iron Skillet, Sweet Fried Potatoes

Cast Iron Skillet Sweet Fried Potatoes

Breakfast is my favorite meal. Mostly because I always have bacon. Since we moved into our new home, we’ve had overnight guests just about every weekend. Absolutely love a full house for breakfast served with mimosas. This recipe is my sister, Donna’s. I’m also thinking that it’s a Pittsburgh thing because I know a lot …

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Kale Salad with Dijon Dressing

Kale Salad, Photo by Jenny MacBeth

Okay, kale, it’s green. IT’S GREEN. It’s also very bitter. This is the first time I’m eating it raw. I’ve had it cooked in butter, and that’s always a good thing. I read an article of the benefits of eating lots of kale. Which, I already knew, but it’s GREEN. It said that kale is …

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Park Bruges Café Pittsburgh

  My fellow foodie and niece, Nicole, and I, are big brunch peeps. We love our cocktails, and food. We are definitely related. Nicole mentioned that we need to hit up Park Bruges Café located in Highland Park area of Pittsburgh. If you visit Pittsburgh, you need to get there. If you live in Pittsburgh, …

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Habitat at Fairmont Pittsburgh

photo by Jenny MacBeth

  Just because Cinco de Mayo is over, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some Mexican favorites. Besides, margaritas are best all year long. On May 5, for my niece’s birthday, we took a cooking class at Habitat restaurant located at 510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA in the Fairmont Hotel. The hotel is only two years …

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Palo Santo Wood Beer Braised Baby Backs

  Update It has been a busy and stressful fall for us. So busy that I haven’t had much time to cook. Kinda bums me out. I also have several new recipes I need to get posted. It takes a lot of time to keep up on a food blog. From photography to writing witty …

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