Author Archives: wanderingglutton

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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