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Snapshots from Toast and Roast by Wine & Food Foundation of Texas

Wine, fire, and whole roasted animals. That’s my definition of an ideal Sunday afternoon. Earlier this month, Wine & Food Foundation of Texas threw down the inaugural Toast & Roast at the picturesque Rancho Cuernavaca.
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Behind the Scenes of the Dinuguan Dish at Qui in Austin

It’s been some time since I’ve wielded my camera but dang did it feel good to whip it out. Click to see a photo series that I shot of Paul Qui in Austin for Eater’s Five Days of Meat event.
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Sous Vide Rib Eye Steak in Homemade Insulated Immersion Circulator Container

Make friends with chefs. Better yet, make friends with “retired” chefs that are done with the long hours and the dissatisfying pay. Get especially tight with those that have recovered from jadedness
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Pistachio and Wine-Poached Date Stuffed Leg of Lamb Recipe [video]

Fa Lalalala Lalalalaa! Need an impressive main-dish that doesn’t require defrosting or brining for days? One that you can prepare in advance and will turn even Scrooge’s frown upside-down? Then this painless lamb-roast
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Paris: Classical Art vs Charcuterie Art

Admittedly, I don’t have a full appreciation for classical art. But the Grand Louvre is worth a visit for the architecture alone. The amalgamation of modern design with a 12th century Palais is an inspiring sight to behold.
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Local Prosciutto Tasting Affair

The first (of two) Ad Hoc at Home winners is announced below! Local Prosciutto Tasting Affair A part of Foodbuzz’s 24 Meals, 24 Hours, 24 Posts Event
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Charcuterie Night to the Rescue!

There’s a misconception among my readers and friends that I spend my entire day cooking and creating elaborate dishes. Unbeknownst to many, I have several day gigs and if you follow me on twitter, you will soon realize
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