The Food and Wine Hedonist

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More Little Mermaid!

Tomorrow (April 25th) is opening night for Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Pioneer High School here in Ann Arbor.  Tickets are available at If you haven’t seen any of … Continue reading

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The Chicago Cubs are going to win The World Series

I used to go to a lot of Cubs games when I was living in Chicago, but not because I was a huge baseball fan.   They play their games … Continue reading

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Authentic Fettucine Alfredo

For you youngsters out there, back in the day a good resource for new recipes were these things called “magazines” that we used to buy in places called “bookstores”.   … Continue reading

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F.A.Qs: John of The Food and Wine Hedonist

Originally posted on Flavorful World: a Food, Wine, and Spirits Blog:
Image credit: The Hedonist This month, our F.A.Qs series brought me to an engrossing blog called The Food and…

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Motivation by T.I.

How are those New Year’s Resolutions going?   At the beginning of the year, I created some awesome motivational posters to get you going on them.   It’s three months later … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Guilty Pleasures: Anything Goes!

If you’ve noticed fewer posts here in the past couple months, I’ve got a good excuse. No, make that a GREAT excuse. It’s theater time again… Tickets are still available … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Who’s Your Restaurant Sherpa?

When we were on vacation in Mexico, we had what was arguably our worst dinner experience ever.  The service was hateful and lazy, the drinks non-existent, and the shrimp hovered … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 10 Comments

Poached Pears on My New Cooktop

We’ve been in this house for almost two years and in that time I’ve made some really lousy meals.   Whether they were recipes I’ve rocked previously or new ones, the … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

Earworms, Talking Heads, and The Genius of Reggie Watts

I got another earworm. That’s where you get a song  stuck in your head and just can’t get it out.  And the harder you try, the more ingrained it becomes. … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

How to Find a Great Restaurant While on Vacation – La Fisheria

That incredibly lousy dinner was on our first full day in Playa del Carmen. You’d think that it could only get better from there, right? Only slightly. We had a … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

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