The Food and Wine Hedonist

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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

Ann Arbor Eats: Mikette

Until a few months ago, there was only one strictly French restaurant in Ann Arbor, a fact that still baffles me.  So when Mikette opened a few months ago I … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · 5 Comments

#TBT Recipe: Butternut Squash 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 spun a fruit or vegetable … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 3 Comments

Thomas Keller’s Potato Pave

Sometimes, it’s all in the presentation. We joined a monthly dinner group with our neighbors and our latest gathering was a couple weeks ago. In this group, the host handles … Continue reading

May 12, 2015 · 11 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats – What Crepe?

I’ve been sitting on this review for a while, deciding whether I should post it.  See, I’ve been trying to be a more positive person and part of that is … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 15 Comments

Frenchifying the Pieholes

We had just come off a boat tour around Manhattan and decided to walk to the theater to catch Ghost – The Musical. I totally blew off didn’t have time to … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 11 Comments

Word to Your Mother Sauce – Espagnole

Whassup my lil Jacques Pepin gangsta wannabes?  Y’all been making that brown stock I showed you how to make?  I sure hope so because I’m gonna teach y’all how to … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 8 Comments
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