The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Summer Resolutions

Any of you parents sick of the “I’m BORED” conversations yet?  I came up with the idea of Summer Resolutions and figured it might help some of you all.  So … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 15 Comments

Are you a Gardener?

Having moved to the current Casa de Hedonist in mid-June last year we were too late and too busy to do any gardening. We wouldn’t be considered experts in it … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 17 Comments

Tools for Tools

It looks like Google Glass is going to be available to the general public this year. If you don’t know what it is, you’re probably better off that way. But … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

Scamming the Scammers 2: La Versión Española

It’s time for more fun with telemarketers!  Unfortunately, the Do Not Call Registry doesn’t cover everything and there are enough idiots who give money to strangers so there will always be … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 7 Comments

Lessons Learned from The Cleanse

It’s been two weeks since I finished The Cleanse and, although it did get challenging at times, I don’t regret it at all.   Although I definitely had some health benefits, … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

I’m Doing a Cleanse!

Merry New Year! How many of you made new year’s resolutions? I have a few in mind – being more compassionate, volunteer work, connecting more with others, disconnecting with people … Continue reading

January 6, 2014 · 45 Comments

My Favorites from 2013

I debated whether to have a year-end recap of my favorite posts from this year.  It seemed like a cheap ploy to get away with not actually coming up with … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Scamming the Scammers

I don’t know what the heck happened to the national Do Not Call Registry.  This is that service that allows you to enter your phone number on a list that … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · 9 Comments

My Solution for Saving Thanksgiving

This Thursday in America is Thanksgiving, that terrific confluence of family, friends, gratitude, food, drink, relaxation, and maybe some football.  It’s also the first day of Hanukkah, so many of … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 33 Comments

My Navin R. Johnson Moment

This past Friday, I peeked at my stats and saw a couple hundred hits for my Shoyu Ramen post.  That post was about a month ago, so it getting a … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · 14 Comments