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Tasty Spring Dish – Parmesan eggs and asparagus

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Middleton: Quality knives made here in the U.S.A.

By Duane Pemberton Middleton website: middletonmadeknives.com If you’re knives are on the struggle, lose their edge all too often or present themselves to be uncomfortable, then check out the bad boys from Middleton Knives – here’s a video about them: Bladesmith Quintin Middleton of Middleton Made Knives from BadJon Photography – The Creativ on Vimeo.

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Gordon Ramsay Brings a British Invasion to the Las Vegas Strip

Celebrated Chef Gordon Ramsay took over the Las Vegas Strip yesterday as he traveled between his two newest restaurants in an appropriately themed red, double decker bus to celebrate the openings of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace and Gordon Ramsay BurGR at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Ramsay showcased the ingredients and […]

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RN74 – a downtown Seattle lunch utopia

Chef Michael Mina is no stranger when it comes to building successful restaurants with amazing menu choices. One of his slightly more recent Seattle ventures is RN74, downtown Seattle near Westlake Park. The theme for this restaurant is clearly inspired by the Railroad – from the working depot sign that highlights different wines to the […]

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Carla Hall Cookies – A great pairing for wine of all kinds

By Duane Pemberton Alchemy website: http://alchemybycarlahall.com/ Before she become nationally known as one of the season five finalists on the Bravo show “Top Chef” – Carla Hall was busy with her own catering company. Even though she is now a host of “The Chew’ on ABC and the author of a pending cookbook, she never […]

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An easy stove-top wood smoker

So many foods simply taste sublime with the right amount of smokiness added to them – everything from meats to veggies, I’m a huge fan of “the smoke”. Here’s an easy way to infuse your foods with some smokey goodness. Take a heavy pan (Cast Iron preferred) and line the bottom with aluminum foil Add […]

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The best bacon wine?

Short of bubbly, Grüner Veltliner may very well be my favorite wine with bacon – it has a natural saline-like flavor component that comes from the terrior of Austria:

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2012 Naples Winter Wine Festival

Twenty-nine world-famous vintners will be in attendance at the 2012 Naples Wine Festival taking place January 27-29th. “Believe in the Magic” is the theme for this  event and with nine talian producers making their debut, including the infamous Gaja – a producer of Barbaresco and Barolo. Additionally, top vintners like Dana Estates of Rutherford and […]

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Interview with Chef Michael Psilakis

Chef Michael Psilakis’ Website: www.michaelpsilakis.com Chef Michael Psilakis has appeared on numerous Food Network shows, including Iron Chef America and Chopped – he owns the only Greek restaurant to ever earn a Michelin Star. I caught up to him at a recent Buick press event in Michigan where we talked about his partnership with Buick as well as […]

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Celebrate July 4th with the VOGA Sparkler

No die-hard Fourth of July reveler is found without a drink in one hand and a sparkler in the other. However, if fire hazards aren’t your idea of holiday fun, try this firework- inspired cocktail using VOGA Sparkling Pinot Grigio – The VOGA Sparkler. VOGA Italia Sparkling Pinot Grigio’s light golden color and fine perlage […]

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The best burger, ever?

Dave Arnold’s Burger Of The Future from Eater NY.

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A bacon lovers Paradise in Birch Run MI

During my stay with my brother, who resides in the greater Detroit area, he took me to a family-style restaurant about an hour north of his home called Tony’s, in Birch Run Michigan. This place has been featured on a few TV shows, the most notable one called Sandwich Paradise on TLC. It’s renown for […]

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Katya’s: A glimmer of culinary hope in the Tri-Cities of WA.

By Duane Pemberton On the web: http://www.katyasbistro.com/ It has been said by more than handful of folks I know that the greater Tri-City area in Washington State is “nothing but chain restaurants”. While on the surface this would appear to be the case, I have made it my mission to seek out eating establishments that […]

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Red Mountain Wine and Picazo

So I hopped in the 2010 LaCrosse last week to head down to a wine-industry dinner at Picazo Restaurant in Prosser WA – roughly 25 minutes from the home I’m staying in. On most Monday nights, you’ll find this restaurant closed, however, this night was different thanks to a Facebook conversation between Cyndy Ott of […]

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Fire Roasted poblano peppers and Feta

By Carra Sallee via J. Bookwalter As many pablano chile’s as you’d like – split in half Olive Oil Feta Cheese Fresh cracked pepper Balsamic Vinegar Slice each pepper into two and remove all seeds (the more seeds you leave in, the spicier it’ll be). Coat the outside of each pepper half with olive oil, […]

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Summer tapas to-go

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy outdoor concerts, picnics and outings to the beach. Consider dressing up your to-go fare without incurring a hefty price tag by bringing your own finger foods. Spanish tapas make great (and filling) snacks to enjoy outdoors or on the go—no grill required. Our favorite recipes require minimal preparation […]

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Cinco de Mayo – WineFoot Style

I whipped up some home-made beef enchilada’s with home-made guacamole, mango salsa and spanish rice.

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A goldmine of food value inside Cali’s Capital city

The city of Sacramento has a few hidden gems in it and among them is the small collection of Paesano’s restaurants – they quite simply offer some of the best food values I’ve had anywhere. For Executive Chef, Jason Sondgroth, the premise of producing good food is quite entrenched of who he is – both […]

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Two of the best things I’ve ever ate

Two of the best things I’ve ever ate from the show “The best thing I’ve ever ate” on FoodNetwork. I was in San Francisco today and had these two amazing – almost life-altering foods: The first was a maple glazed donut with bits of pan-seared apples and bacon chunks from Dynamo Donuts on 24th Street […]

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A stellar Fajita marinade

Next time you make home-made Fajitas- try this marinate for your skirt-steak or chicken: 1 Cup Olive Oil Juice of 1 lime 4 Chipotle peppers (more if you like more heat) 1 bunch of Cilantro 3 Satsuma oranges — squeezed 2 Tablespoons of Cumin – Salt / pepper 1 Tablespoon of Coriander Blend and then […]

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