Bombay Sloppy Joes

Lately, I have been trying to squeeze a bunch of activities into what’s left of summer as I possibly can! I just finished Where We Belong – by Emily Giffin and I really liked it, but my complaint with her is always the same – I want a real ending. One that has a night neat bow and is all wrapped up. Her books always leave you to interpret your own ending. It was good though, and I recommend it to anyone who is looking for a light and fluffy summer read!

On that note – I just started the second book in the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness – I read the first one forever ago, and loved it. This book is over 500 pages, so it’s going to take me just a little time to get through! So far I’m 4 chapters in and I’m loving it. I’m very curious how the story will unfold.

I think next summer I need to do one of the summer bucket lists I see floating around – basically a laundry list of things you want to accomplish in just the three short months that it decides to stick around. Don’t get me wrong – I love love love fall and I cannot wait for sweaters and boots, and scarves… but, summer has gone way way too fast.

I digress – this recipe is one my mom has made for Mike and I before, and we really like it. You can find the official recipe here. I serve it on an onion bun with my favorite sun chips – garden salsa flavor on the side. These sloppy joes have a LOT in them – pistachios, raisins, onion, cumin seeds, etc. My mom makes them with two serrano peppers, seeds and everything – I added crushed red pepper flakes for additional kick.

What are you reading? Anything I need in on!?

      

3 Responses to “Bombay Sloppy Joes”

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    Julie @ Table for Two — August 16, 2012 at 1:34 am

    i LOVED that book!! you should read this: http://www.amazon.com/Always-Something-There-Remind-Me/dp/0312599110/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1345080853&sr=8-1&keywords=there%27s+always+something+there+to+remind+me it’s fairly similar but also very different. i could NOT put that book down either!! i would love some sloppy joes next to my book!

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    Becky Schmitz — August 16, 2012 at 2:01 am

    Lukas recommends “The Hungry Caterpilar”, I recommend the “Shopaholic” books for light summer reading

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    Maggie @ A Bitchin Kitchen — August 16, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    These are such a great twist on regular sloppy joes! I love grown up versions of kid food like this.

    By the way, if you need a really good book, I just finished Gone Girl the other day and STILL can’t stop thinking about it. Without giving too much away, there definitely isn’t a neat, wrapped-up ending, but I promise it’s worth it!

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