Mango Chicken Salads with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Mango Chicken Salads with Creamy Avocado Dressing - Solid Gold Eats

Spring salads on your mind? I’ve got you covered with this Mango Chicken Salad and Creamy Avocado Dressing! I struggle with making sure that I eat the appropriate amount of fruits and vegetables in my daily diet. What can I say, I’d rather have a bowl of Spicy Macaroni and Cheese or a half rack […]

Beer Braised Rabbit

Beer Braised Rabbit with Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes - Solid Gold Eats

I can’t share a beer braised rabbit recipe without telling you the story behind it. Rabbit has appeared as an ingredient in two Solid Gold Eats recipes. The first was a Fried Rabbit with Gravy and Cheddar Cheese Biscuits (because fried + gravy + cheese makes everything delicious) and the second was a Gemelli with […]

Spicy Macaroni and Cheese with Cornichons (Sponsored)

Spicy Macaroni and Cheese with Cornichons - Solid Gold Eats

Yes you read that title correctly. Macaroni and cheese is kicked up a notch with hot sauce and then cooled down with crunchy cornichons. The idea of putting pickles on spicy macaroni and cheese came from our local food truck Mac Genie. John and I tried it one time and we knew this idea was […]

TANJERINE: An Interactive Experience of Fashion, Film & Food

Tanjerine: An Interactive Experience of Fashion, Film & Food

Are you ready for four days of a fashion, film and food celebration in Indianapolis? Tanjerine aims to foster creativity from emerging and established talented individuals who dedicate their time to making Indianapolis a energetic and inspired space. Tanjerine was created by the people behind Oranje, a similar creative event that occurs in the Fall. […]

Baked Wild Alaskan Salmon with a Mustard Dill Sauce

Baked Wild Alaskan Salmon with a Mustard Dill Sauce - Solid Gold Eats

Salmon is such a pretty fish to look at before you eat it. The color is just outstanding and almost unreal, that rather someone painted a square on my plate with acrylics or watercolors, not that a piece of fish is lying before me. That’s the wonderous science of food. It comes in all shapes […]

Coffee, Cheese, Candy and Craftsmanship: Indiana Artisan Marketplace 2014

Frittle Candy

This past weekend the Fourth Annual Indiana Artisan Marketplace was held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. For two days, over 150 Indiana Artisans set up shop inside the Expo Hall to share samples of their products, hang their art, and talk to people from all across the state about why they are an Indiana Artisan. […]

Unique, Local and Natural: Rocket 88 Doughnuts

Unique, Local and Natural: Rocket 88 Doughnuts

Last Saturday I joined Yelp for a few hours of volunteering at People for Urban Progress in Fountain Square. Yelp held an entire week of community service projects and events for Yelp’s Not So Random Acts of Kindness Week. We cleaned the material they saved from the RCA Dome, which they use to make bags, […]

5 Ways to Pretend It’s Spring in Indiana

5 Ways to Pretend it is Spring in Indiana

EDIT: I wrote this post on March 28, 2013 and have edited it to bring it back for 2014. I cannot believe that the weather is so similar to last year! Spring “officially” started this week, but what the heck? It snowed and it’s not even 50 degrees outside. I’m a little upset with Mother […]

BBQ Bacon Chicken Jalapeno Bites

BBQ Bacon Chicken Jalapeno Bites - Solid Gold Eats

Does the title of this post include four of your favorite flavors? It does for me! John gets credit for coming up with this amazing party food idea that you MUST try. Who doesn’t like party food for dinner? We not only had fun eating these, but it was fun putting them together, too. Dinner […]

15 Beef, Bean, Chicken and Vegetarian Chili Recipes

Cincinnati Chili - Solid Gold Eats

This winter just won’t give up. If you’re in the Midwest like me, you’ve experienced 60 degree days followed by 30 degree days. It’s awkward, Winter, and it’s about time you just let it go so Spring can move in. But until then, warm up your kitchen and your tummy with these chili recipes compiled […]