Author Archives: wanderingglutton

Quarantine Mac & Cheese

During the time that we have been under the Stay at Home order, I have been preparing more meals than I had been for a few months prior. Some of the meals have been solely based on items in the … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Passing of a Friend

A week and a half ago, I found out that my friend, Jason Osburn, passed away suddenly. While the unexpected death of any person is unsettling, Jason’s passing left me speechless and lost in thought about how fortunate I have … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Sandwich

When I go out for lunch, my typical choice is a sandwich of some sort. I am usually not overly picky if it is a deli sandwich, a gyro, a burger or something else. I thought I had settled on … Continue reading

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Baked Polenta With Crispy Leeks and Gorgonzola

As someone who is always looking for a new recipe to try, I get email newsletters from many publications. Last Friday I got my “What to Cook This Weekend” email from New York Times Cooking, and I found the perfect … Continue reading

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Pastrami Calzone

Sometimes you have great plans for making a meal, other times you have to forage through your refrigerator and be creative. This was definitely one of those other times. A few weeks ago, I cured and smoked two beef tongues … Continue reading

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My BBQ Tour of Asheville

I recently spent a week near Asheville with my family. As it was a vacation, I tried my hardest to relax and enjoy myself as much as possible. Being in North Carolina, I knew it would be an excellent opportunity … Continue reading

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Ma Lou’s Fried Chicken

Frank Fejeran’s new joint has been open for just over a month now, and I have finally had a chance to check it out. I went in during the latter half of the dinner rush, because I had heard it … Continue reading

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In Honor of National Pasta Day

After what has seemed like an extraordinarily busy 3/4 of a year, I have begun cooking on a more regular basis. I have been able to read some of the books that I got for my birthday way back in … Continue reading

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Vidalia Onion Upside Down Cornbread

I have always been a lover of cornbread, but frequently am dissatisfied because the texture ends up too dry and very crumbly. To remedy that, I recently sought out a recipe from one of the food blogs that I read. … Continue reading

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A New York Weekend, Day Three

To wrap up our weekend in New York, we ventured onto the island of Manhattan. On the way, we learned the lesson that precision is required when entering an address into a GPS unit. Always make sure you include the … Continue reading

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