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Rooted Popcorn Polenta

Rooted Dinner with American Meltdown, Parlour and Fullsteam: Carrot Chestnut Soup Recipe

I do not normally seek out meals that consist of only vegetables, but  when I found out one of my favorite food trucks was teaming with my favorite ice cream shop to hold a pop-up dinner and serving my favorite local beer, I knew I had to get onboard and embrace my inner vegetarian. The Parlour is normally […]

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Little Tree Farm Style Chicken Stock – Durham Farmer’s Market

There is no better way to start a weekend than with a trip down to the Durham Farmer’s Market. I really dig our small market and the opportunity to meet with local farmers. Early arrival is key if you wish to grab goods before pickings become slim. Making the trip early becomes difficult when I […]

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Southern Seasons Cooking School – Cornbread

I have never been much of a cornbread fan, I think because more times than not, when I have eaten it I have found it to be dry and lacking flavor (with the exception of my grandmother’s hoecakes of course). I know many Americans hold a special place for these quick breads in their heart […]

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New England vs Buffalo: Buffalo Bills Chicken Lolipops

Yesterday was a great day in the AFC East as it made adjustments in attempt to put itself back in its natural position (Patriots on top). Jets lost, Dolphins lost and the Patriots beat the Buffalo Bills. Its fitting that I made Buffalo Chicken Lolipops for the occasion. I had previously seen pictures of these frenched chicken wings […]

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Gameday Grub – Patriots vs Ravens

I have started a new football tradition of making my own rendition of local cuisine of whomever the Patriots are playing. This weekend the Patriots traveled to Baltimore to play the Ravens. When coming up with what I would cook, the obvious choice fell in the direction of seafood due to Baltimore’s position on the […]

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Chorizo,Chicken, Red Pepper and Broccoli Cream Soup

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET 501 Foster Street Durham, North Carolina Saturdays: 8-12 Wednesdays: 3:30-6:30   As often as possible I like to take advantage of the numerous farmers markets in the area. The ability to choose fresh produce and to meet the people face to face that grow them, motivates me to come home and whip […]

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Ham, Swiss and Calvander Cheese Panini

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET 501 Foster Street Durham, North Carolina Saturdays: 8-12 Wednesdays: 3:30-6:30   As often as possible I like to take advantage of the numerous farmers markets in the area. The ability to choose fresh produce and meet the people face to face that grow them, motivates me to come home and whip something […]

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The Anatomy of a Sunday

Sunday, a day named after the sun and in many religions, the day set aside for worshiping “god”. I like to take the day to appreciate the rays of the sun and only a few things are needed to make up the “Anatomy of a Sunday”: – Ice cold mugs from the freezer – Cold beer to go in above mug – […]

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Castlemaine Farm – Stuffed Poblano Pepper

DURHAM FARMERS MARKET 501 Foster Street Durham, North Carolina Saturdays: 8-12 Wednesdays: 3:30-6:30    As often as possible I like to take advantage the numerous farmers markets in the area. The fresh produce and meeting the people face to face that grow them motivates me to come home and whip something up. Produce: Poblano Peppers […]

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Lilly’s Pizza

810 W. Peabody Street Durham, NC lillyspizza.com     What We Ate: Thai Bhat – Homemade thai curry sauce, all natural grilled chicken, roasted garlic, chili pepper, baby corn, straw mushroom, organic carrots, sharp cheddar, parmesan, fresh ginger and scallions.  I love Thai food and curry so I was a big fan of this pizza, the […]

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