The Food and Wine Hedonist

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#TBT Cover to Cover Challenge – Shoyu Ramen

Yeah, It’s been a while since I’ve posted something new.  I’ve been super busy.    It sucks for me because I have some really good posts almost completed.   And … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 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

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

Asian Market Misadventures

Although Ann Arbor is a small-ish Midwestern town, there’s a lot of Asians here due to the university. So while I can’t get a wide selection seafood or a decent … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · 10 Comments

Slower Cooked Eggs

A few weeks ago I featured a new (to me) method for cooking fried eggs from John Besh, a New Orleans-based celebrity chef.   It was simple – smear some butter … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · 13 Comments

THE Cooking Playlist

I have two major passions in my life. Oops, forgot about the kids – make that THREE major passions in my life.   But this isn’t a mommy blog, so you’re … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · 3 Comments

#TBT Recipe: The Ethics of Curried Carrot Almond Soup

Way, way, back in the beginning of this blog I used to do pro football predictions.   To tie it in with the site, I also spun a fruit or … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 3 Comments

Two Hit Wonders – Vertical Horizon

Every so often there’s an artist or group who deserve some kudos for having the necessary qualities (= luck) to double the success of one-hit wonders like Gary Numan and … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

#TBT Recipe: Japanese Eggplant

Way, way, back in the beginning of this blog I used to do pro football predictions.   To tie it in with the site, I also spun a fruit or … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 3 Comments
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