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-What’s Cooking?-

I’ll make this brief. I know you don’t have time to sneak a peak at what’s cooking over at Spork HQ. That’s cool, presents have to be bought and wrapped. Right now while I’m writing this I have probably short changed somebody on their X-mas present – sorry. The dish pictured above is my first […]

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B-Movie Buffet: The Food of The Gods

Prologue:   Spawned from an earlier outing to see “Hobo With a Shotgun” and enlivened by an intense bowl of noodles, I thought it was time to create my own dishes to go with a few hit flicks that stoked the bubbling cauldron of movies condemned to the mainstream masses shit-list. Dishes paired with the […]

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The Good, the Badass and the Fugly

The Good: Food is magic. I’m not talking wizardry and sorcery, but talking about that magic moment when a dish comes together. You might have seen the plate of grits that I had in Charleston a few posts ago. They were the business, they charmed the pants off of me. I’m sure there are many […]

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Requiem for a Biscuit

Why did no-one slip me a biscuit while I was away? Not even one gravy soaked crumb passed my lips. I left longing, and landed back on home turf committed to the production of not one but two major biscuit constructions: 1. Mutton biscuits, the old dear slow cooked in red wine, with garlic and […]

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U.S. Invasion: Lower than Low

And the trip continues – I’m sure you all thought I’d given up on the U.S. Invasion, but rest assured this is the last one. We pick the story up, down in South Carolina, making our way from Charleston to Hilton Head. Here are my digestible observations in well proportioned doses. 1. Husk: We could […]

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++ Iron Breakfast ++

Another night shift and a brutal fatigue sets in. The body, the mind and the stomach need ritual pleasing. Pancakes are that pleasurable experience that can either go two ways – sweet or savory. If you read the last post which at some-point, I pontificate on finding that sweet spot, the one where the two […]

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US Invasion: Family Values

The one thing that stood out in Kansas City was family. Wherever we roamed, we did it together and had a blast. This was not the usual self-exiled adventure, making notes and snapping photos. It was engaging and entertaining, what follows is a breakdown of some of those good-time vibes….. 1. If you’ve read about […]

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U.S. Invasion: Counter-Strike

This is the bounty blog post. A repose from writing about my latest exploits in the US. Especially since I have perishable goods sitting in the fridge distracting me from the next testimony of edible adventure. This is a two-fold story, a double dog delivery of sorts. 1. The pleasure of discovering something new, and […]

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U.S. Invasion: Meat Vision

Kansas City and the surrounding area is BBQ country. With limited time, the tough decision on which barbecue place to go to was made and Oklahoma Joe’s was the chosen establishment,  here it is explored in meat vision…… Enter the meat mountain range and the peaks of buttered Texas toast. In the distance you can […]

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U.S. Invasion Pt. 1

Travel knocks you out. Fried chicken can do just the same thing. 14 hours later we are in Kansas City and eating at Stroud’s . Here pan-fried chicken rules over the more generally available deep fried variety. With your order of chicken your server will run you through a list of options that can be […]

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