Monthly Archives: February 2012

Introducing the Wingman

I get my love of wings from my dad, who is an aficionado. The man knows the best wings in every area he’s spent time in and can make a mean wing at home (grilled!).  Since he spends so much time … Continue reading

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Chicken Jambalaya

For Mardi Gras, I made Jambalaya for my two As. And A2 brought over Hurricanes, so we had a real Mardi Gras party! Chicken Jambalayafrom Joy of Cooking 2 1/2 lbs. of chicken parts (I used skin on, bone in thighs)2 tablespoons olive … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Recipes

Happy Fat Tuesday, everyone! While I have never been to New Orleans, and despite my Virginian heritage, don’t consider myself an excellent Southern cook, I really get into Mardi Gras. This is really for no other reason than that I need … Continue reading

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BBF Travels: Pizza by Alex, Biddeford

I recently traveled to Biddeford (and got lost, natch) to teach a mustard making workshop. And since nothing sweetens travel like following up on a good food tip, when my friend A. suggested I hit his favorite pizza shop in … Continue reading

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Buffalo Wing Cupcakes

With this year’s Bufffalo Wing Cupcakes, I’ve started a tradition: Super Bowl cupcakes (last year’s: Mardi Gras King Cupcakes).  This idea came from Tosh.0 where he said you could be the grossest person at the Super Bowl party by bringing these. … Continue reading

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Love Stinks: Drink Beer Instead

Valentine’s Day: a holiday that has been discussed to death in the blogosphere, for sure. If you’re looking to avoid the prix fixe affairs, but don’t want to sit at home on Tuesday night like a shunned single, come check … Continue reading

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Baked! Pop-up Sale

This Saturday, February 4th, come get your baked goods for charity at Akari Salon. All proceeds will go to Good Shepherd Food Bank, thanks to Sharon at Delicious Musings and your need for sugar.  After all, what better way to kill … Continue reading

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