The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Rick and Morty’s Szechuan Sauce

Back in May, Mini-Me asked me – completely out of the blue – if I could make Szechuan sauce so that he could bring into school the next day as … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

I Hate Those Facebook Recipes… Except this one.

Have you ever seen those short recipe videos on Facebook? You know the ones.  They’re fast-paced, brightly lit, with whimsical music.   And in all of them, everyone has all … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

#TBT – Are You a Hot Sauce Fiend?

The weather this summer was much, much better than when I wrote this post a couple years ago.   As a result I was able to get some perfect cayenne … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

French Tomato Tart

It’s the end of summer so you know what that means, right?   School. Leaves turning color.  Sweater weather.  The crisp air.   Pumpkin Spice Lattes.  Shitty holiday music 24/7 … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

4th Annual Pieathalon – Savoury Pie

Sometimes I’m a sucker.  Correction – sometimes I’m NOT a sucker. Last summer I got invited by my longtime blogging bud Yinzerella, who writes the ever-entertaining Dinner is Served 1972.  … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · 17 Comments

The Avocado Menace

So it seems the simple avocado is right up there with malaria and Pablo Escobar as a major threat to humankind. Recently Tim Gurner, an Australian real estate mogul, said … Continue reading

July 5, 2017 · 9 Comments

Inspirational Lettuce Wraps

It’s been wayyyyyy too long since I’ve written a post here.  The past couple of months have been absolutely crazy with… with…   Eh, screw it.  I have been pretty … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Hartwood Cookbook – Lime Tart with Lime Caramel

  Did I ever mention that winter sucks? OK, I guess that’s not saying much because EVERYONE hates winter.  Except white people.   Or at least I assume that white … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · 2 Comments

Top Chef Charleston Episode 6 – A Southern Legend

I was on vacation last week and only just saw the latest episode.  I was toying with the idea of saying I’m running late on this post, so I’m going … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 5 Comments

Crazy Easy Tomato Sauce

What’s with all those cooking videos that pop-up all the time on Facebook?   You know the ones – less than a minute long,  sped-up videos of two hands making … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · 8 Comments