Archive | November 2009

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Olives, Sparkling Wine and the Tasting Party

It was Saturday and my wife wanted to go somewhere drab despite it being a beautiful November morning.  She wanted to go to a place in nearby Queen Creek, Arizona called the “Olive Mill“.  A sustainable family-farming venture where the faithful from afar come and bare witness to the oily revelation to be found in […]

Ruth’s Chris Filet

It was a cool November evening in Phoenix.  Its about darn time actually.  A couple of weeks ago,  it was still in the mid 90s. Anyway,  some friends invited my wife and I out to Ruth’s Chris Steak House to celebrate a birthday.  I paused,  thinking to myself,  that would be very nice,  but it […]

Another Friday Night…

Here is a lovely shot of dinner at home (about a week ago – November 6th, I believe).  Everything grilled to perfection despite my skill with an open flame and wine to boot! The evening fare included bell peppers (red, yellow and green) and green beans with salt, pepper and olive oil (plus Herbes de […]

The Outlaw Grill

I was going to edit my previous post to add information about the monster sausage vendor,  but thought,  as far as cooking hardware goes,  this thing is surely gluttonous. Juicy’s has a mobile grill that they drive to special events.  It is called the Outlaw Grill.  It is quite spectacular.  It can cook 1,000 items […]

NASCAR, and the monster sausage.

Don’t be fooled by the title,  this post is about food!  Or to be more realistic,  based on the size of said food,  it is about gluttony.  No health conscious eaters allowed. I went to the NASCAR Able Body Labor 200 on Saturday, Nov 14th.  Since this is not the “big” race it was not […]