Saturday, March 26, 2016

My new favorite food show

I have a new favorite cooking show.  It is irreverent and interesting.  It is offensive and amusing.  I particularly like the sidekicks constant patter.  They are full of bullshit and occasional insight.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

First Fresh Foods Chicken Sausage Review

I received some chicken sausages from First Fresh Foods to review.


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So we had some with our breakfast for dinner.  I poached them gently in water.


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Then we grilled the rest.


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How were they, you ask?

They were great.  They were less fatty than pork sausage and they were well seasoned.  The breakfast sausage was better with a little maple syrup to dip in.  And the Italian sausage were well flavored with fennel.

Would I buy these?  Yes I would.

These sausages are made in Georgia and available in the metro Atlanta area.

I was not paid for this post but I was given some sausage to sample.  The opinions are all mine.


Saturday, March 12, 2016

Insulated Coffee Cup Off

I am very serious about the temperature of my beverages.  I do not like anything lukewarm.  I like my coffee scalding hot and my Coke Zero ice cold.

I found a few travel coffee cups in my cupboard and wanted to know which was best for keeping the coffee hot and drinking it hot.

So I took these three I insulated travel coffee cups and did a comparison.


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The three I did for comparison were the Thermos 16 ounce travel tumbler, the Reduce Everyday Ridge Thermal Tumbler, the Contigo 20 ounce Snap Seal.

I filled each one with water from a recently boiled kettle and just left them on the counter.  After about an hour I measured how much the water had cooled off.

Here is the chart held by my youngest

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I prefer in the reduce everyday cup because I cannot drink more that 12 ounces of coffee at a time.  Twenty ounces of coffee is just too much for me.  I would be just too jumpy.  The Thermos has a lid that makes it difficult to drink the coffee.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Empanadas

Did you know that Goya sells empanadas discos?


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So I made some ham and cheese ones.