Category Archives: Food

Smoked Tar Pit Chicken Wings on the Green Egg

Smoked wings are one of the easiest and quickest things one can cook “low and slow.” Typically, at 225° wings can be done in as little as 2.5 hours, far faster than pork shoulder or ribs. Smoking wings make them tender, … Continue reading

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Tennessee Silk Pie – Jack Daniels Infused Chocolate Pie

What is Tennessee Silk Pie you may ask?  Well, being from Tennessee I decided to improve on my mother’s classic recipe for French Silk Pie and add a bit of Jack Daniels – because everything is better with a little … Continue reading

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Mojito Nights, My Quest for the Best Mojito in Havana

Havana, Cuba is the birthplace of the mojito thus the drink can be found on any menu of any bar in town.  While on a recent trip to Cuba I made it my mission to find the best mojito in Havana. … Continue reading

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Rasika’s Palak Chaat – Fried Spinach with a Yogurt Sauce

Rasika’s Palak Chaat is quite simply amazing.  Palak, meaning Spinach, and Chaat, roughly translated to a savory snack, is an easy to make fried spinach dish that’s garnished with a sweet yogurt sauce.  The crispness of the spinach coupled with … Continue reading

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Sriracha, Love, and Pizza Sauce

Pizza and Sriracha Sauce are two of my favorite things.  Pizza night, where my girlfriend and I make the pizza and sauce from scratch, has become a favorite date night activity for us.  While prepping for our next pizza night foray, … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Spanish Mackerel Marinated in a Sriracha Soy Lime Sauce

When I was on my Japan trip this past summer I stayed for a few days with Jiho, a Zen Buddhist monk in Oita.  Oita is is a coastal town and I soon became spoiled with fresh seafood from the … Continue reading

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