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FOOD GUY: Tailgaters hope for the best, prepare for the wurst
FOOD GUY: Tailgaters hope for the best, prepare for the wurst

German goodies, Bloody Mary bar great

for game-day parties

FOOD GUY: Tailgaters hope for the best, prepare for the wurst
FOOD GUY: Tailgaters hope for the best, prepare for the wurst

German goodies, Bloody Mary bar great

for game-day parties

Food Guy: Gourmet dinner raising funds for state artisans
Food Guy: Gourmet dinner raising funds for state artisans

For a good time — not to mention great food and a worthy cause — make plans to attend an upcoming gourmet fundraising dinner hosted by the Tamarack Artisans Foundation.

As part of the group’s “Crafted: A West Virginia ...

FOOD GUY: New ‘smart pan’ connects cookware with your smartphone
FOOD GUY: New ‘smart pan’ connects cookware with your smartphone

I receive so many bizarre PR pitches for the latest and greatest food product or cooking gadget that most are tossed in the ol’ recycle bin after little more than a quick glance.

But once in a while, there’s one that really does...

Biscuits for breakfast, ‘road kill’ for lunch

When I was asked to judge the West Virginia Biscuit Bake-Off and accompanying Road Kill Cook-Off on the same day in Marlinton, I felt like I’d won the lottery. When I realized I had to do both within a span of just three hours, I wasn’t...

FOOD GUY: News of old cookbooks spurs recipe requests
FOOD GUY: News of old cookbooks spurs recipe requests

When I wrote last week about two old cookbooks a reader recently sent me — including one that was a whopping 108 years old — I mentioned some of the recipes I found inside each. Some of those inspired readers to reach out in hopes of...

Food Guy: Surprise gift includes 108-year-old cookbook
Food Guy: Surprise gift includes 108-year-old cookbook

Since I write about food — something everyone loves — I get quite a lot of “fan mail” from readers telling me how much they enjoyed a particular restaurant I suggested, a recipe I shared or some cooking tips I offered to...

Food Guy: Breakfast for dinner? Sign me up

After writing about National Breakfast Month last week, pancake and waffle mix maker Krusteaz sent me the results of an interesting nationwide study that show breakfast is not just for, well, breakfast anymore.

According to the survey, a...

Food Guy: On breakfast, Black Sheep and Bombay

Breakfast lovers are probably still coming off their high from the best weekend of the year, with National Bacon Day on Saturday leading to the kickoff of National Breakfast Month on Monday.

What, you didn’t know?

Despite its claim...

Food Guy: Uncork & Create...in the kitchen
Food Guy: Uncork & Create...in the kitchen

There are some mouthwatering changes in the works at downtown Charleston’s Uncork & Create. And I was lucky enough to recently enjoy a firsthand taste.

The Quarrier Street gallery that invites folks to come learn how to paint their own...

Kids won’t eat school lunch? A little creativity is the solution to lunchtime woes
Kids won’t eat school lunch? A little creativity is the solution to lunchtime woes

If you really want to get people all riled up at your next social gathering, don’t bother bringing up the tired ol’ topics of politics or religion. Just ask any parents within earshot what they think about school lunches.

Then...

Food Guy: Big news for West Virginia Biscuit Bake Off

Big news coming from the second annual West Virginia Biscuit Bake Off in Marlinton next month. Or rather, the Hudson Cream Flour West Virginia Biscuit Bake Off.

The premier flour producer has signed on as a new title sponsor for this...

Food Guy: Taste-testing a strange dish, by a strange request
Food Guy: Taste-testing a strange dish, by a strange request

Pasta with jam sauce a part of international scavenger hunt

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