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Easy Chicken Noodle Soup: A Simple Cure for the Common Cold

Chicken noodle soup

Part 1 of 2 in a series: I had originally planned to do an elaborate post on home-made chicken stock in this very spot. And then disaster struck in the shape of a crippling cold. As a result, I decided to do a quick post explaining how to use the end result of said post, […]

Review: CP44 – The World’s Best Curry Powder?

CP44 Curry

It’s no secret by now that I dig small-scale producers of quality foodstuffs. Producers whose efforts tell a story and who are devoted, passionate and geeky in what they do. Passionate and geeky, that is, on the brink of obsession. This is the story about one such person: More specifically, this is the story about Alex, a […]

Crash Test Kitchen: Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

Spicy Venison Chili Con Carne

It’s Venison season here in the North and that’s a pretty good thing. I took many years discovering my love for venison, but now that it’s been located, I simply love finding new and creative ways of using the distinctly flavored meat of local game. Sometimes with a little help from unexpected places, such as my […]

Fiery Foods: Cooking With Chilies – Unusual Tips and Ideas

Ghost Chili

Now stop me if you’ve heard this before, but I’m a major chili head. I love heat, I love chilies and I absolutely adore spicy, fiery foods. I’m also a geek, so I’m the kinda guy who takes my obsession perhaps one step further than most: I’m the kinda guy who not only grows his […]

Winter Cocktail: Creamy caramel Zacapa-spiked Mulled Cider

Zacapa-spiked mulled apple cider

Did I ever tell you about the time I accidentally invented a cocktail? Oh, wait, that’s another post! But we are talking cocktails on the blog today! You see, my friends, some of the upsides of running a reasonably appreciated food blog on the interwebs are the nice letters, messages and emails you get from […]