Tag Archives: spicy

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 […]

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 […]

Eating Dixie: Rabbit Gumbo Recipe and Gumbo Basics

Rabbit Gumbo

To say that I was excited about going to Louisiana as part of our Summer 2014 road trip of the Southern US would be an understatement, in any which way you look at it. To say that I was  excited from a culinary perspective would be hitting the nail right on the head! The South, […]

Review: Baphomet Vodka, Dancing with the Devil at Copenhell

Baphomet Vodka

Ever since I cut my hair and traded most of my band shirts for work shirts, very few people look at me and go: “there goes a metal head!” In fact, very few readers of this blog, save those who know me or those who read my review of Iron Maiden’s The Trooper Beer, would […]