Category Archives: Food Adventures

Food Duel “Santa’s Cookies” – Chocolate Chip vs. Old Fashioned Sugar

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As a kid, the holiday season was just that, a season. When fall began to roll in there was an anticipation of the milestones that lie ahead. The last quarter of the year, for me, boasted the platinum package of … Continue reading

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Food Duel – McDonald’s McRib vs. White Castle Sliders

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*Our first Food Duel is brought to you by EBH supporter and Food Duel official, Yohan Eleztnik. An avid McRib eater, he tries to put aside his bias and ref a fair fight. Fall is a splendid time in the Midwest, marked by … Continue reading

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The Fall of My Life

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 I apologize for misleading you. The implication of an embarrassing face-plant seemed too entertaining not to employ. It was a lure, reeling you in with hopes of sharing my perspective on the season. Fall in North America is typically recognized as … Continue reading

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Guess Jay’s Plate – Sicily Pizzeria Trattoria

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{Trumpets blare, announcing the coming of something epic.} “Tonight…marks the first of many.” {echoing like on a stadium speaker system} “Now presenting to you, for it’s very first appearance….Guess Jay’s Plate!” Think you know me well enough to figure out … Continue reading

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May I Be Excused?

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Yes you may. Push in your chair and step away from the table. It’s not the end of the meal though. It’s just the beginning…. The dining room isn’t the only place where a great meal can be served. The focus of … Continue reading

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The Road to California (Medley)

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This posting marks the next installment of our Guest Posting category and is brought to you by Yohan Eleztnik.* A giant ball of string, gargantuan effigies of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, Indian statues, giant prairie dogs, vibrant totems. This list of obscure … Continue reading

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Oh, I Wish I Were An…

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…Oscar Meyer weiner. That is what I’d truly like to be. (Did you sing the lyric in your head without even reading the line above?) As a child, I ran with friends and played outside until the street lights came on. During the … Continue reading

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You Won’t Know Unless You Try It

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As a kid, trying new foods was not high on the list of fun things to do. Sitting at the table, struggling through a helping of overcooked, frozen brussel sprouts often felt like an eternity. The thought of sampling anything that … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Play w/ Your Food

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Mom always told you not to play with your food, right? How many of us actually listened? Unfortunately, a lot of us. Not to fear everyone, it is not too late to enjoy your food in a way that is beyond basic … Continue reading

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2 Strips of Carbonated Bacon

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Is there cause for alarm when bacon has morphed from a simple breakfast companion and common staple of testosterone laden men into a liquid sidekick of refreshment and fizziness? I say Nay! Bring on the bacon!  If you are of the … Continue reading

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