Behold the Philadelphia Cheese Steak — the real reason this is the city of brotherly love.

Food Snob Chronicles — The Philadelphia Cheese Steak

There are a few things in life that are well worth the momentary spike in cholesterol.  Here in east Texas, those things consist of chicken-fried steaks, chips and salsa and Pittsburg hot links. Where you live, that guilty pleasure could be anything from a huge slice of New York-style Pizza to a deep-fried hot dog […]

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What sex is your eggplant?

The male eggplant typically has a reasonably smooth bottom. Females usually have narrow bottoms that are deeply indented. Which tastes better? Well, the male fruit have fewer bitter seeds. You decide. (07/11)

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Behold the Philadelphia Cheese Steak — the real reason this is the city of brotherly love.

Food Snob Chronicles — The Philadelphia Cheese Steak

There are a few things in life that are well worth the momentary spike in cholesterol.  Here in east Texas, those things consist of chicken-fried steaks, chips and salsa and Pittsburg hot links. Where you live, that guilty pleasure could be anything from a huge slice of New York-style Pizza to a deep-fried hot dog […]

Surf & Turf Sliders w/ Caesar Slaw — A four-star three-bite nosh.

The Unorthodox Epicure — Surf & Turf Sliders w/ Caesar Slaw

After recently watching a YouTube sensation do a video review of his own concoction of fast food products, my wife and I were talking about burger possibilities. Sure, I prefer mine with plenty of mustard and pickles — assembled properly — but our conversation took us well out of the box. Considering that hamburgers are […]

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Food Snob Chronicles — Spicy Pickled Okra

I’ll be straight up. You Southerners who know that fried okra is equivalent to hearing St. Peter say “Come on in,” just need to hold your horses! And you Northerners who are asking “What the heck is okra?” need to stifle it for a second! Okra is the pod of the flower that the Caribbean […]