All posts by Amanda Jane Simcoe

About Amanda Jane Simcoe

  • So You’ve Had Mexican Empanadas. Now try Venezuelan

    Working on the East side of town, I could probably go somewhere different for lunch every day for the next month and not have to eat at the same place twice. There are so many little privately...

    • Posted February 21, 2012
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  • All Hail Caesar!

    In MY (picky) opinion, there are three PERFECT Caesar Salads to be found in Tulsa, with the perfect marriage of garlic and lemon, plenty of tang from the proper use of mustard & Worcestershire, and no added...

    • Posted May 6, 2011
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  • Here Piggy Piggy! – Some of My Favorite Meat & Where to Get it

    Soooo….what does the Wench love *almost* as much as CHEESE? PIG. All things pig. Bacon, chops, loin, trotters, belly, cheeks, shanks… you name it. Where is her favorite place to get great pork? Close to home. Meet...

    • Posted April 8, 2011
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  • Margaret’s German Restaurant: “Where Oktoberfest Lasts All Year”

    Yep, that pretty much did it for me. Seeing those words above the door all but guarantee I’m going to enjoy my lunch. I LOVE Oktoberfest, and the food is the best part, so when a friend...

    • Posted April 1, 2011
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  • Mac & Cheese, Cheese Wench Style!

    Springtime is coming, and with it usually comes some rainy days. This past week a rainy afternoon made me crave some warm cheesy comfort food. Of course, one of my favorites is a good Mac & Cheese....

    • Posted March 30, 2011
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  • Figs with Prosciutto, Mascarpone and Rosemary – Recipe

    I LOVE fresh figs. I love their sweetness. I love the rich softness of the fruit. I love the way the little seeds go crunch in my teeth. I love when they are in season. That time...

    • Posted March 22, 2011
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  • Cheese & Beer o’ the Irish [Guide]

    This year, before you don your green and head out for some scary green beer, check out some of Ireland’s finer exports! Irish Cheese Coolea Willem’s Family Farm Macroom, County Cork, Ireland Originally from Holland, the Willems...

    • Posted March 17, 2011
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  • Now at Kilkenny’s, it’s Burger Time, All the Time

    Each and every month, one of my favorite spots in town to grab a bite and a pint comes out with a new specials menu, ranging from Soups, Appetizers, Desserts, delicious German specialties for Oktoberfest to one...

    • Posted March 11, 2011
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