The Food and Wine Hedonist

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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

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

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

3rd Annual Pieathalon – Fidget Pie

One of the first blogs I ever followed was Yinzerella’s retro-food extravaganza Dinner is Served 1972, which was her attempt to go through a set of index card recipes from … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · 21 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

#TBT Recipe: Gumbo for Mardi Gras

I suppose another #TBT recipe wouldn’t hurt, eh?  Next week is Fat Tuesday, so now you’ll have enough time to gather the ingredients and make this, the best gumbo north … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · 3 Comments

#TBT Recipe: Amazing Mushroom 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

January 14, 2016 · 6 Comments

The Besh Fried Eggs

Age and location have caught up to me. In November I recently turned forty-cough-cough-cough and it also marked the 10-year anniversary of us moving to the flaming liberal, pinko, hippie … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 12 Comments