So I Finally Wrote an “About Me”

I’m 6 months into my life as a blogger, and I decided it was past time for me to write my “About Me” page. So here it is!

What the heck is a highfalutin duck!? Apparently, it’s a quail.

Wife. Mother. Food Lover. Welcome to The Highfalutin Duck!

Late one Friday night (when anyone halfway respectable  should be in bed) The Man and I found ourselves at the Pancake Palace. A 24-hour diner that was a local rival to your standard Waffle House. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served all day, every day. But anyone with any sense ordered breakfast, no matter what time of day it was.

My go-to was always the bacon, egg and cheese croissant, hash browns with onions & cheese, and a bowl of grits. Carb, calorie and cholesterol overload – but after a few hours at happy hour, who cares about any of that…

Anyone who ventured past the breakfast and lunch menus would find themselves with the elusive dinner menu, and the most interestingly unexpected item choice – the quail dinner (option of 1 or 2 quail, by the way). This was NOT the place to be ordering fresh game or anything that didn’t involve cheap cuts or cured meat. Who in their right mind would order quail from a dump like this!?

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What’s on the Plate This Week? 1/27/13

Today The Highfalutin Duck is one month old. Yay! Happy birthday blog! I’ve really enjoyed sharing my food, photography and writing with ya’ll – and I hope you are enjoying it too! I am working on making the site even better, by transferring away from the platform. Using has been great, but I’m limited in how I can customize the site. For instance, I can’t place the recipe portion into a “card” for easy visibility and printing. I also can’t change any fonts! And I don’t really care for this font ;) But I will keep everyone aware of any major changes before they are made.

Now, onto the good stuff – what are we gonna eat this week??

Sunday Breakfast – Dinah’s Scones (by Jessica’s request)

Sunday Dinner – Grilled Steak with garlic herb butter, Twice Baked Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus.

Later in the week – Spaghetti with a Classic Marinara, Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa and a BLT Sub with Avocado.

If there are any dishes you would like to see featured in the future, I would love to hear from you! No, I’m not running out of ideas just yet…I just think it would be fun to incorporate some viewed requests!

Please Take My Poll!

In an effort to make The Highfalutin Duck the best blog ever, I’m asking for your input. There are times when I have multiple recipes in a post – Lighter Side of Football Fare , or my Sunday Dinner posts for example. I have thus far decided to publish the recipes on a single post. This makes sense because the posts I’m writing are about an entire meal. But this doesn’t make sense for future reference – my Spinach Dip recipe may be hard to find if you didn’t know it was part of a larger post. Since I am conflicted about this, I figured I would ask YOU! So please take a few minutes to give me your input. Any comments are welcome :)

Thanks everybody! This gave me the opportunity to get your feedback, and to test out how polls work :)