Culinary Sins: Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream

bacon bourbon ice cream

For years now, I’ve played the polar opposite of a health advocate. Whenever possible, I’ve attempted to lace everything with fat, butter, cream, bacon, sugar, booze… You know, the usual sins. I’ve even gone so far as to proudly proclaim that a little bit of butter and cream does the female body good, words that I stand by to this day. Still, with my love for the sinful, there’s one subject that I have dwelled very little in over the years. And that, my friends, is the topic of desserts! My love for gluttony aside, I seldom make or eat dessert, but when I do, baby, I’m all in!

Tasting Wine: Weinbau Nölting/Barthel – 2013 Riesling / Silvaner

Weinbau Nölting/Barthel

There are wine experiences in this life that are absolutely dumbfounding. Not necessarily because the wine is a perfect 100 point wine, but rather maybe because of it’s history, the story it tells, the company in which you enjoy it, the person that made it… or something entirely else and entirely undefinable…

Strange Brews: State of the Danish Craft Brewing Scene

State of the Danish craft brewing scene

The craft brewing scene is alive and well in Denmark. And they know how to throw a party! As I write these lines, those are the all-overshadowing impressions from last night. Chilling the most… Photo credit: Trolden Bryghus Last night, June 12th 2015 at the time of this writing, my buddies Morten, Peder and I […]

Simple pleasures: Creamy Homemade Cheese

Homemade cheese

I made cheese the other day. It sounds like a ground-breaking, earth shattering event. I know, but in reality it’s something I do fairly regularly. Especially in the spring and summer time when I can make my very own fresh and tangy “garden herb” cream cheese using the abundance of fresh herbs growing in my window […]