Tag Archives: American food

Jack Maple

I’ve been having some success with my home brewing of late. You remember my blackberry wine. This year I made cider from wild apples. From that, I made some apple jack, which was surprisingly delicious. After my visit to a … Continue reading

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Maple pecan muffins

I had the most joyful time at Soukup Farms watching them make maple syrup. I can’t get enough of that stuff. The darker grades of maple syrup are packed with the strongest maple flavour. By law, all grades of maple syrup … Continue reading

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My American Hot Cross Buns

You may remember my posts about Christmas in Africa. They were wonderful. But I haven’t travelled since my illness left me with a disability. That is, until now. This is my first trip to the United States, my first trip … Continue reading

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Reuben at Katz’s

You may remember me arguing that the BLT is the best sandwich ever, with the one caveat that the hot Reuben sandwich sounded pretty good. So of course, the Reuben made it to my list of must do food experiences … Continue reading

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Must do food experiences in America

I was blessed to be told, with only a week to go before my departure date, that I would be given funding to visit the United States. The trip was not food related. I would be attending a large conference … Continue reading

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Great Southern Land Fried Chicken

The U.S. Embassy in Canberra threw a hell of a party for the 4th of July this year. They bought an amazing chef to town to cook up a southern feast. Tory McPhail is the Executive Chef at the iconic … Continue reading

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Sticky BBQ pork ribs

I have a really interesting day job. Not that I don’t find my food/blog life interesting, though it does mostly happen in the evening. I worked for many years, nearly a decade, to get the experience I thought I would … Continue reading

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