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Beer Cheese {Guest Post!}

Beer Cheese {Guest Post!}

Hey there. I’m Tom Aguero and I write QueenCityDrinks.com – a blog about beer, liquor, and wine, and especially about all those things in and around Cincinnati. My blog is just about drinks not food, and certainly not recipes, so I immediately reached out to […]

Mussels Two Ways – cheap, easy, and made with BEER!

Mussels Two Ways – cheap, easy, and made with BEER!

Don’t run away! Mussels truly are delicious, affordable, and easy to make. Over the years I developed a love hate relationship with these shiny little mollusks. Love at first, then hate after a bad experience at a restaurant, and now, back to love. The mussel […]

Jezebel: Tastes like home.

Jezebel: Tastes like home.

Wow you guys. It has been WAY too long since we’ve chatted, but I can explain! Last week I took my Cicerone exam, which I was studying for literally every night. As you can imagine this has sucked up nearly all of my free time […]

BBQ Sweet Potato Chips, “Grippo” Style

BBQ Sweet Potato Chips, “Grippo” Style

Meet the new love of my life. (Sorry Mike). For those of you like, “errrrr Grippawhatta?” Let me fill you in. Grippo’s seasoning is a sweet, salty, spicy bbq mix best known for it’s use on Grippo chips, simply called by local Cincinnatians, “Grippos.” Grippos are […]

LBLF Deviled Eggs: The great baked vs. boiled egg experiment

LBLF Deviled Eggs: The great baked vs. boiled egg experiment

Has anyone else heard about this baked “hard-boiled” egg business? Yea, baked. In an oven. I think it was on Pinterest that I first heard about this new (to me) phenomenon. Then I saw it again on the Kitch’n, which is one of my favorite […]