The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Celebrating Fat with Biscuits and Gravy

For decades, we’ve been taught to believe that saturated fats in food are bad.   Wait, “taught” is a mild understatement.  The point has been hammered into our heads that a … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 21 Comments

It’s Movember!

So you know how October was Breast Cancer Awareness month?  You better!  I busted my ass to write a post about it that involved a lot of Googling famous breasts.  … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 12 Comments

Guilty Pleasures Recycled – Breast Cancer Awareness Month Edition

Think I overdid with posts this week… So you get this gem from last year. Have a great weekend! *** As much as I love summer and I’m impossibly miserable … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Workout Music: Pure Barre

Update:  I just posted more Pure Barre music!  Check it out here. * I’ve been thinking of occasionally posting songs that would be great to exercise to for quite a … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 8 Comments

Pure Barre Rocks!

In the less than two years this blog has been around I’ve managed to crank out about 300 or so posts.  In all that time I’ve posted dozens and dozens … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 33 Comments

What Three Things Are Always In Your Refrigerator?

In every issue, Bon Appétit magazine features a Q&A with a celebrity asking about his or her quirky food habits and favorite things to eat. Until a few years ago, … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 289 Comments

Guilty Pleasures – Breast Cancer Awareness Month Edition

As much as I love summer and I’m impossibly miserable any time temperatures dip below 70F, I make an exception for the month of October.  There’s a lot to like … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 11 Comments

My Favorite Hamburger Joint

It seems everywhere you look there’s a new “gourmet burger” place that’s sprouted up.  When I was in NYC in April I went to both Bareburger and Shake Shack.  Out … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 22 Comments