The Food and Wine Hedonist

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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 · 7 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

Cookies and Clowns

I have a lot of silly little quirks and minor phobias, just like everyone else.   But there’s one thing that that really scares me.   CLOWNS.   So you can imagine my … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 2 Comments

Gimme Some Sugar…. On second thought, don’t.

I recently read a New York Times article that simultaneously scared the hell out of me, provided relief,  and also made me strangely proud of myself.     According to … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 5 Comments

#NationalKnifeDay – My Rock Star Knife

Honestly, I hate how every time I turn around there’s some kind of #holiday and this one is downright ridiculous.   Then again, so am I.   So what the … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 8 Comments

Oliver’s Brother’s Pizza Monster

My good friend and fellow Ann Arbor blogger Oliver aka “The Winegetter” was over at our house for dinner one night.    He hails from Germany and, since Boom Boom’s … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · 11 Comments