Last Saturday, Haven was in her children’s Theatre & Drama class here at IU, while Mr. Sunny had to go into work. This left the little man and myself free to have fun and explore the town for more than an hour together – a rare occasion!
Obviously, we spent our first 40 minutes perusing Target. That is classic Bloomington on a Saturday morning. Eventually, we made our way back to the IU campus and snapped some quick (iPhone) pictures of Lo in some of the campus hot-spots. That night, we broiled Mahi Mahi. If you are just here for the Mahi, scroll down!
We are going to miss you, B-Town!
Hav’s class was in the Theatre department attached to the Neal Marshall Black Cultural Center and the IU Theatre reception hall. So, we strolled around there for a bit. They have such wide-open spaces and great views!
Lo especially admired the artwork. Let’s pretend he isn’t touching it. Please don’t call security.
If you’re from IU, you know this sculpture of Hoagy Carmichael near the famous Showalter Fountain. Lo was seriously freaked out by him at first, so I had to walk around knocking on the guy’s head to show he was hollow and not a real person. The statue’s head… not our three-year-olds.
Speaking of the fountain, we explored it a bit too but it was the last cold-ish weekend before they turned on the water – so it’s not so very impressive looking.
Alright, alright… on to the Mahi Mahi. Didn’t it turn out pretty?This was our first time making this fish, but it was on a great sale at our local Kroger in the fish department. The fish-man highly recommended it, so we thought we would give it a try. We started by making sure it was fully thawed, lightly coating both sides with extra-virgin olive oil, and placing it on a lined baking sheet.
This is not a full recipe post because I didn’t really use a recipe. I was just too tired and
hungry angry hangry to follow one. After a brief Google, it did seem as though many of the recipes called for broiling the fish with lemon juice and paprika. Which I conveniently had on hand.
A little lemon juice and paprika were rubbed on top and voila! Amazing.
Side note: the sweet potatoes were cooked in the crock-pot, with no liquid added. I love to do it that way – amazing and convenient. Amazivenient. And, Coming Monday there will be a BIG post where I will show off a project long in the making. Exciting!
Anyone else trying out a new fish? About to say goodbye to a town they love and start a new adventure? Leave their baked potatoes in a crock-pot all day?
PS: This is not a sponsored post. All opinions are my own, and I have not received compensation for anything written. Keepin’ it real.