• Last week, I found myself in Asheville, NC to attend Food Blog Forum, a conference designed to bring food bloggers together to grow skills and build community.  Since the blogosphere is entirely online, I love to attend these conferences for the chance to meet up with fellow bloggers in real life and put faces with… [Continue Reading]

    Food Blog Forum in Asheville, NC
  • If you have been reading along this month, you’ll know that I love soups and stews. You may not know that I also love seafood. Clams, mussels, calamari, fish…you name it. If it lives in the water, odds are that I’ll eat it! Unfortunately, my wife is allergic to a lot of shellfish, which means… [Continue Reading]

    Manhattan Shrimp Chowder
  • “Is solace anywhere more comforting than in the arms of a sister?” –Alice Williams Sisterhood is a special kind of relationship.  Sisters just seem to share a bond that brothers never do.  My wife and her sister share the kind of information that I couldn’t imagine sharing with my brother.  It is love and friendship… [Continue Reading]

    Loving Sisters
  • One thing that I love about food in the wintertime is that it’s largely based on ingredients that you’ve preserved in some way, shape, or form from the fall and on the very few things that are available during the winter months. This is the basis of my Venison & Butternut Squash Stew. During the… [Continue Reading]

    Venison & Butternut Squash Stew

These Lentils are Hoppin’

Continuing with our grains theme for the month of March, today we are going to take a look at lentils. I’m also going to share a very quick option for a traditional Hoppin’ John recipe using lentils instead of black-eyes peas. When we think of grains, we typically think of cereal grains like wheat, corn, […]