Craigslist Shenanigans

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the consequences of going full boy. Side note: I still have no regrets for my over indulgence of onion dip. However, I have been making an effort to be a little more self-aware – but as we all know, the road to hell… Continue reading »

The Trouble with Poached Eggs

Have you ever woken up and had a craving that must be satisfied? I find it amazing how at times our bodies go primal and demand that we indulge in certain urges. Today, my craving was for a poached egg. Something about that ooey gooey amber goodness, served with piece of… Continue reading »

Shaken, Not Stirred

Before meeting my wife, I think I had maybe tried a Dirty Martini once, and frankly, it was horrible.  I can still remember that first sip, the burn, and my promise to never do that again. However, love is a funny thing and if you are desperate to impress your… Continue reading »

Enchiladas: a taste of home

Nashville has been an utter cornucopia of new food experiences. Not only has it been fun sampling Southern cuisine, like collard greens and hot chicken, but I’ve found a new appreciation for American staples, like biscuits.  However, one thing that Nashville is seriously lacking is ethnic food, especially Mexican food…. Continue reading »

Valentine’s Day: on a budget

Having forsaken traditional work in favor of my current occupation (i.e. kept man) I find myself in quite the predicament.  What the heck am I going to do for Valentine’s Day?  In the past, I’d take the classic route: buy some chocolates and a bouquet of flowers (likely from Costco… Continue reading »

The Old Fashioned: My quest for perfection

I believe the first spirit to touch my lips many years ago was a sip of Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7.  Of course it burned from the tip of my tongue to the very soles of my feet; but it was right then and there that my love affair with… Continue reading »

Seared Ahi with Papaya Salasa

Living in the South has been a culinary inspiration.  In fact, a few months ago I took it upon myself to grind up my very own blackened seasoning. However, my first attempt was met with utter failure.  While I thought my take on blackened fish tacos was a success my… Continue reading »

Onion Dip – and my night on the couch

Yesterday’s Big Game is without a doubt the most watched sporting event in the United States.  I don’t care who you are, or where you live, everyone has plans for Super Bowl Sunday.  However, it’s more than just an excuse to sit around the tube and watch two titans of the gridiron… Continue reading »

Banana Ice Cream

With the Big Game set for this Sunday, I realize many of you have planned epic spreads to entertain your guests.  However, I feel that we often spend so much time worrying about the right variety of beer, or the proper balance of munchies to main course, that we often… Continue reading »