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Big Green Egg Academy

Have you heard of the Big Green Egg Academy? It is the cooking school arm of the Big Green Egg empire. The Big Green Egg Company was launched in 1974. Now offered in...

Wine and Cheese Reception at The Cook’s Warehouse-Ansley Mall with Murray’s Cheese

One of the oldest and best-known cheese shop in the country, Murray’s Cheese is coming to Atlanta! There are three Murray’s Cheese specialty shops open in Kroger...

Mary Mac’s Tea Room Anniversary Party and Book Release

Sometimes us bloggers get all caught up in the latest and greatest restaurant on the scene. We flock there, and happily tweet away as we marvel at something shiny and...

Marcus Samuelsson Culinary Event, Atlanta, GA Recap

Damn, Macy’s Culinary Council puts on some good events…is what I thought after recently attending their cooking demo / meet and greet / book signing with...

15 Foods You Don’t Have to Buy Organic

The Environmental Working Group (EWG, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization) has identified 15 fruits and vegetables that are least likely to be contaminated with...

Fish2Fork Rates Best, Worst Restaurants for Sustainable Seafood

When you cook for yourself you can easily identify which seafood product has been wildly caught (sustainable) and which hasn’t. But what about when you eat out?...

bread pudding recipe

Secret Recipe: Panera Bread Pudding

Recipe courtesy of RecipeSecrets.net Panera Bread Pudding with Apples, Pecans and Raisins Delight guests with this fruity bread pudding made with their signature...

Competition BBQ Secrets Book Review

Warm weather is upon us. This means the start of outdoor grilling, cook offs, contests and a favorite of many, BBQ competitions. I’ve heard that the BBQ at many...

How to Make Your Own Pizza at Home

I love pizza. I am an admitted pizza whore. I could eat pizza a couple times a week. But with the horrendous economy it has taken its tole on my wallet. I can’t...

Sushi for Newbies: Tips on Sushi Eating and Etiquette

Janet Murray recently posted an article entitled “50 Sushi Tips for Beginners” and I picked some of the top items I thought were most interesting. To read...

Scenes from Alton Brown’s Cooking Demo at the Gourmet Show, Atlanta, GA

Alton Brown, Food Network darling, including Host of Good Eats! and Iron Chef, made an appearance at the Gourmet Show here in Atlanta. This is a rare occurrence to have...

What you Don’t Know About Cutting Boards

For cutting boards, I’ve always had a plastic one in my kitchen. It is easily stored and dishwasher safe. And in my mind, it just seems more sanitary. However, I...