Taste of Gwinnett: A Cause, An Idea and A Whole Lot of Passion!
Oct18

Taste of Gwinnett: A Cause, An Idea and A Whole Lot of Passion!

Taste of Gwinnett: A Cause, An Idea and A Whole Lot of Passion! There are Tastes ofs and there are Taste ofs and I’ve been to a bunch. However, Taste of Gwinnett is something extra special. Not just because it’s a fund raiser for Relay For Life, a nonprofit that supports cancer research Not just because it highlights some of the best of Gwinnett County’s restaurants and caterers Not just because you can enjoy the...

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Interview with Douglas Smith: Whiskies of the World
Oct17

Interview with Douglas Smith: Whiskies of the World

Whiskies of the World  returns to Atlanta next month… November 2nd to be exact and I am so excited to attend once again! Thank you Whiskies of the World for the VIP media pass. My entree to the event is complementary but all opinions are those of the author. If you like whisky or whiskey or bourbon – Whiskies of the World is a one-stop tasting event where you can enjoy hundreds of the darker spirits. Although I’ve...

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Interview with Raj Sabharwal: Amrut Single Malt Whisky
Oct09

Interview with Raj Sabharwal: Amrut Single Malt Whisky

Amrut Single Malt Whisky is known as the whisky made in India. One never knows where the social media path will lead in developing relationships. An ongoing Twitter friendship with the whisky expert Raj Sabharwal @whiskyraj led to a VIP media invitation to Amrut’s special Atlanta tasting & dining event – Amrut Tour America. This is a sponsored post in partnership with Armut Distilleries and Glass Revolutions Imports. The...

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How To Use Smoked Salt – Ideas From 19 Chefs & Foodies
Aug19

How To Use Smoked Salt – Ideas From 19 Chefs & Foodies

Question: What do you do with a gift of smoked salt from Salineras de  Maras Peru? Answer: When you’re a food blogger you reach out to your chef friends and food community pals on social media. Not surprisingly my chef food friends, including several from Food TV, graciously shared interesting, amazing and out-of-the-box ideas. There were savory suggestions, to my surprise sweet ideas and even a few for that used smoked salt...

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MasterChef Season 9 Cheat Sheet
Jul25

MasterChef Season 9 Cheat Sheet

Season 9 of MasterChef U.S. brings together a group of talented and passionate cooks. Congrats! to the producers for including fun challenges that keep us on the edge of our seats. As always, it’s been a blast live tweeting with Twitter food TV friends including @JeffHarris7 @Laneca321 @Jackster_93.  Let’s get ready for an all-new #MasterChef ! @MASTERCHEFonFOX @DivaFoodies @jackster_93 @LaNeca321 @cateskitchenfit @SheikCooks...

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Adriana Coppola, Owner, Alta Cucina Italia : A Foodpreneur Interview
Jul10

Adriana Coppola, Owner, Alta Cucina Italia : A Foodpreneur Interview

Adding vinegar to savory foods is not unusual but adding vinegar to sweet foods including ice cream was a new culinary adventure for me! I enjoyed Alta Cucina Italia balamic vinegars several years before I had the pleasure of meeting its founder Adriana Coppola. This spring, at Flavor of Georgia, I finally saw the charming woman who created the lemon balsamic vinegar and fig balsamic vinegar that I have indeed used to topped dishes of...

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