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17
Jul

Will Write For Wine

No this is not the caption on my street corner panhandling sign.  It is the title of a fun event I recently attended for local food bloggers put on by Angela Ortmann.  Angela is a Sommelier who writes for Feast Magazine and is also known as STL Winegirl.  You can read her column and check out her monthly pairings, listen to her weekly picks Sundays at 8 PM on KTRS, hire her for an in home tasting where she’ll even cook or you can check out one of her many fun tasting events around town every month.  What ever your level of wine drinker, Angela puts on fun events and does a great job of passing on info in a way everyone can understand.   Read more »

4
Jul
The details of our feast!

A Feast To Remember

It has taken me awhile to sit down to write this post.  One, I’m new at this whole blog thing and haven’t disciplined myself yet at posting in a timely fashion but mainly because it has taken me some time to really process the experience I enjoyed Sunday, June 26th, 2011.   Read more »

25
Jun
The Lunch That Fed My Soul

A Lunch That Feeds Your Soul

Today I enjoyed one of the best lunches I have ever had.  It was a simple meal that not only filled my stomach and provided much needed energy, it also satisfied me in a way a lunch never has before.  Read more »

15
Jun
Deep Fried Salted Caramel Ice Cream Cupcake and Cupcake Ball

Deep Fried Ice Cream Cupcake

The blog is finally up and I owe a certain amount of thanks to Cupcake Project and Scoopalicious for holding the Ice Cream Cupcake Contest.  Without a hard deadline to make it into the contest I would probably still be draggin my feet getting this thing going.  So thanks for the great contest idea and helping to motivate me.

This is my entry into the 2011 Ice Cream Cupcake Contest.

Its my Deep Fried Salted Caramel Ice Cream Cupcake.  When my sister and I were talking about ideas for the contest she mentioned Read more »

15
Jun

Why I Love Food

I love food!  Food makes me happy.  The anticipation of a great meal’s expected arrival at the table has been known to make me giddy like a schoolgirl.  Yep I said it.  Down right giddy with excitement about the moment about to be enjoyed and savored.

There are so many things I love about food.  The need to eat connects all living things.  Everyone eats.  Men.  Women. Young.  Old.  Every race. Every culture.  From the moment we are born our bodies understand the need for nourishment even before our minds do.  We even start craving foods Read more »