Infrared Turkey Fryer


Foodbuzz and CharBroil were kind enough to send us CharBroil's "The Big Easy" Oil-less Infrared Turkey Fryer in advance of Thanksgiving, along with a Flip Video HD camera to record our cooking experiences. Since we're in the middle of the Project Food Blog's video411 contest, I'd like to point out that this entry isn't our contest entry (that would be over here: … [Read more...]

PFB Challenge 7: Peri Peri Grouper w/Feta Sweet Potato Chips


Once again, Christey and I cannot thank you enough for your votes! We made it through to the video challenge where I get to channel my inner Mario Batali! (EDIT: Voting is now open! To vote, please go to and click the heart on the top banner! Thank you!) For our entry, I made one of our favorite meals, Peri Peri Grouper, with … [Read more...]

PFB Challenge #6: Picnic on a Deserted Island


EDIT: Voting is now open! Thank you for voting for us so far, and please vote for us again so we can advance! You can vote here: Christey and I live near the Intracoastal Waterway on the east coast of Florida. The Intracoastal is an unbroken stretch of water "highway" from New Jersey down through Florida, and up around to … [Read more...]

PFB Challenge #5: Grilled Poutine Pizza


EDIT: Voting has started! Please vote for us here: Thank you, thank you to everyone who is voting for us! We've moved on to Challenge #5 in Project Food Blog, and it's a fun one: We're challenging each of you to put your own spin on the same recipe. How you do it is up to you... You'll be asked to put your own spin on Pizza. … [Read more...]

PFB Challenge #4: Butter Poached Lobster with Sauce Aurore


(Edit: Voting has started! Please vote for us and help us advance to the next challenge! For most of my life, I was a dabbler in the kitchen. I cooked a lot, and I wasn't bad, but I winged it. Three years ago, I picked up Kitchen Confidential and it changed my outlook on cooking forever. High-level restaurant cooking had … [Read more...]

Coffee and Eggs — A Natures Pride Contest


Natures Pride is hosting a contest offering airfare and accommodations to the Foodbuzz Blogger Festival in San Francisco this year. To enter, we needed to create a recipe using Nature's Pride bread. Christey and I went to the Blogger Festival last year, and we were really impressed by the winners of last year's contest. So, we batted some ideas around and decided to enter a recipe for mini … [Read more...]

Project Food Blog Challenge #3: Luxury Dinner Party


(Big thanks from Christey and me to everyone who voted for us! We've advanced to round 3 and we hope you'll continue to support us!) Voting is open! Please help us advance by giving us a vote here: Christey and I love throwing dinner parties. The occasion doesn't matter, the level of formality doesn't matter. We're Floridians … [Read more...]