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Thursday, December 8, 2016
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Tasting Notes: Partida Tequila

Join us as we look at different kinds of tequila—and sample three bottles from Partida Tequila.

Gear Review & Giveaway: EatSmart Precision Pro Scale

Happily, the good folks at EatSmart sent me a complimentary scale to review. (It was great timing, actually. Makes me wonder if they're running some kind of Psychic Center for Battered Kitchen Electrics.)

Cheese Tasting, Part 2: Goat Cheese

Mmmmm, cheese. It has to be one of my favorite topics�and things to eat. Last time we did a cheese tasting, we were nibbling on blues. This time, it's goat cheese. And let me...

Pomegranate-Orange Sorbet

When I was just a little mouse, my mom occasionally got me a pomegranate as a treat. It was fun to open, got you properly sticky and covered with ruby-colored juice, and glistened with...

3 of My Favorite Ginger Treats (Hello, Ginger-tinis!)

I think ginger has to be one of my all-time favorite flavors—from ginger ale to the ginger in my Chinese food, and everything in between. While my favorite way to enjoy ginger is undoubtedly in...

5 Last-Minute Gifts for Foodies

True to form, I'm still finishing my Christmas shopping. One of these years, I'll get ahead of myself. Here are some great markdowns I found this morning, that can still be shipped in time for...

10 Fabulous Holiday Gifts for Under $30

I don't know many folks who aren't watching their pennies these days. Here are 10 neat foodie finds that won't drain your piggy bank. All the prices are accurate as of tonight. 1. Calphalon Commercial Hard-Anodized...

Don’t Dilute Your Drink! Use Whiskey Stones Instead!

Wow. OK. It's late in the evening after a long day, so this may be me being impressed with something overly simplistic. But...this seems like a really neat idea—especially if you're a cocktail connoisseur. Ladies and gentleman,...

Tea Tasting, Part I

One of my fondest—and most vivid—childhood memories is going to the tobacco shop with my father, who smoked a pipe.* Bear with me, I'll get to the tea in a sec. Pipe-shop adventures Now, Dad has long...

Beauty and the Feast, Part I

Welcome to Beauty and the Feast, a series of food-based skincare reviews. Let me tell you a little secret. For all my video game playing, comic book reading, and UFC watching, I'm secretly a girl-y girl...