What I’ll Be Having for St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

Via Serious Eats… Irish Ice Cream Soda(Makes 1 serving) Ingredients: 1 generous scoop of Ben & Jerry’s Dublin Mudslide ice cream 1 12-ounce bottle Guinness stout1/2 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueurChocolate shavings, for garnish Procedure: Spoon the ice cream into a pint glass. Pour in the beer, tilting the glass to reduce foaming. Drizzle with […]

I’ll Call Your Canned Bacon

I recall a recent post about canned bacon over at stlbites, which may or may not have been posted to trump the canned hamburger post over at Gut Check. Well Bill, I call your canned bacon and raise you … canned pancake batter: Doesn’t this take all the fun out of pancakes? Some of my […]

Rising Food Costs … What Can You Do?

A new article from the New York Times reports that grocery costs have increased 5.1% over the last year: “With a few exceptions, nearly every grocery category measured by the Labor Department, which compiles the official inflation numbers, has increased in the last year. Milk is up 17%, as are dried beans, peas, and lentils. […]

Convivial Pursuit

Join Slow Food St. Louis for Convivial Pursuit: A Friendly Game of Food Trivia! When: Saturday March 22 7-10 p.m. Where: Mad Art Gallery; 2727 S. 12th St., St. Louis, MO 63118 [Map It!] PRE-PURCHASE ONLY Admission is $20 per person for tables of 8-10 players. The fee includes Schlafly Beer, wine, soda, and water. […]

Happy Pi Day

Today, March 14th, is Pi Day … you know … 3.14159265. Now, when I hear “pi,” I don’t think of the symbol for the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. I think of pie … mmm, pie. Alanna Kellogg over at A Veggie Venture has put together a list of pie recipes from […]

Doin’ It Jersey Style

Some friends and I recently dined at Feraro’s Jersey Style Pizza in Soulard. I wasn’t familiar with “Jersey-style” pizza, but according to Feraro’s website, it means “crust a notch thicker and sauce slightly sweeter” than New York-style. Regardless of what “Jersey-style” is supposed to be, I loved this pizza. We ordered four different pizzas, but […]