The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Breakfasts with Jose

Dinner at Mi Casa by Jose Andres wasn’t the only opportunity on our trip to enjoy his inventive cuisine. The restaurant was the only one on the resort that served … Continue reading

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Roasted Shishito Peppers

It looks like Shishito peppers are the new Brussels sprouts or kale.   You know, that new food trend that everyone’s talking about and is appearing on menus everywhere.   … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Eats: Mi Casa by Jose Andres

Even though the spa and the service at the Ritz-Carlton in Puerto Rico left much to be desired, I do need to give them credit for some really good food. … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasures – The Spinners

OK, I call bullshit. A few weeks ago I was watching the annual concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I only caught the last 30 minutes or … Continue reading

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Hair of the Dog That You Bit

I’ve been fortunate enough to have some great food experiences around the country and around the world. I’ve had crepes from a cart across from Notre Dame in Paris. I’ve … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 12 Comments

Calling All Wine Ninjas – How Do You Organize Your Cellar?

We’ve been in the current Casa del Hedonist for a little over two years and finally am getting around to organizing my wine.   The basement was completely empty and we’ve … Continue reading

August 5, 2015 · 18 Comments

Sorry for your Loss, but Thanks for the Wine

One of the Pieholes mentioned that her boyfriend’s dad went to an estate sale that had a bunch of wine.   She said that it was really good, high-end wine, too. … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 15 Comments

How to Cook a Frozen Steak

Now that it’s smack dab in the middle of grilling season, I think I’ve had a good dozen steaks in the past couple months. Nothing beats the flavor, aroma, texture … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 8 Comments

Puerto Rico Eats: Marmalade

On our recent trip to Puerto Rico, we took a little excurstion to Old San Juan. It’s a neat little area that’s packed with history with its centuries-old forts and … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 9 Comments

Ghostbusters 3 will be a steaming pile of …

I’m a little late coming to this party, but I just heard they are in the middle of making Ghostbusters 3 for release in 2016. The first Ghostbusters came out … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · 6 Comments

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