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Delicious Egg Dish

This recipe is a favorite in my house, even with my egg hating wife. As usual, feel free to substitute ingredients and make this your own recipe. Serrano ham or Canadian bacon would be great instead the pancetta this version ...

New Wine Discussion Forums

Our friend Mark over at Must Love Wine has added wine discussion forums to his site, and they are off to a good start. Most wine forums are dominated by folks who seem more eager to show off the 98 ...

Hurricane Edouard is heading for my front door

According to the National Weather Service's path projection, I can expect Hurricane Edouard to make a bee line to my front door around 6 or 7 a.m. tomorrow morning. This will be my first time riding one out. We ...

Bottle Shock

I am REALLY looking forward to seeing this movie. The famous 'Judgment of Paris' tasting is a fascinating story, and Bottle Shock has a great cast to tell the tale. Here is an interview with the amazing Alan Rickman discussing ...

Eat, Drink, or Die!

That is the name of a new (to me, at least) website about food and drink. The site features videos, recipes, blogs, forums, etc. Eat, Drink, or Die allows users to create profiles and interact with each and have personalized ...

Hey Hipsters!

PBR sucks. This is an immutable fact. Stop thinking that ordering it in some place that spent thousands on looking like a dive makes you cool. It doesn't, it makes you a tasteless dupe. That is all.

Bennigan’s Closing – Who Gives a $#@&?

That was my initial reaction to the news that Bennigan's was closing 300 of its eponymous dumps along with some Steak and Ales, as well. If I could close all of the mediocre crap chain restaurants in this country, I ...

Delicious, Healthy Salad Dressing Recipe

Between the heat and trying to eat in healthier ways, I have been making and eating a lot of salads. Mostly created with spinach and/or arugula. Today a co-worker and I were talking about salads and I mentioned that ...

Washington Wines Article

The Washington Post has a good article discussing the burgeoning wine industry in Washington state. I am a big fan of the wines of the Pacific Northwest. They are great values and increasingly good wines. Is the weather in Washington ...

Jim Barry The Lodge Hill Shiraz 2006

I really like this wine. It is a very deep, dark, inky red color. The nose is huge, as are the flavors. This is what I think of as an example of what a good Australian Shiraz should be. The color ...