Archive | June, 2011

Introducing the Two Foodie Brothers Podcast

We told you we were introducing some big new features soon, and we have. Here is the first ever Two Foodie Brothers Podcast. For our first episode, we talked about ice cream. We hope you enjoy it. To listen, click play on the widget below. Links we discussed on the show: Breyers Jeni’s Ice Cream […]

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Dinner last night: Pasta alla Norma

A trip to Vienna’s farmers market last weekend yielded me an excellent heirloom eggplant which I decided to combine with some Trader Joes marinara, our own basil from the balcony “garden” and some orecchiette to make this nice rendition of Pasta alla Norma last night. I used this recipe from Serious Eats, which wasn’t too […]

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My first loaf of bread. The results.

So last night,  I finally baked my first loaf of bread. And surprisingly, not only did it come out well, it came out even better than my brother’s previous loaves. First some background. I am a terrible baker. I had never worked with bread dough until last night. Hell, I’d barely ever worked with any […]

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What advice or recommendations do you have about the Big Green Egg?

As a Father’s Day gift this year, my brother, mother, and myself purchased my father a Big Green Egg. For those not in the know, it’s a large ceramic smoker that has a truly astounding cult following. While it is primarily a smoker, it also is hugely versatile. You can grill on it. You can […]

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What foods are most closely associated with specific sporting events?

Wimbledon started this week and while it’s not an event I typically follow closely, even I know that the item that everyone eats at Wimbledon is a cup of strawberries with fresh cream drizzled over the top. That got me thinking. What are the foods that are most closely associated with specific sporting events. I […]

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Spike’s Fish Market & Restaurant is the quintessential NJ seafood “shack”

My girlfriend Janna grew up just a few towns away from the Jersey Shore and remains one of its keenest advocates. Just whatever you do, don’t bring up Seaside Heights, home of “that show.”  She always reminds people that most of the Jersey Shore isn’t anything like Seaside, with its throbbing techno beats and overly-tanned oompa […]

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Some of my more recent cooking adventures

Here are some of my more recent dishes that Janna and I have made during the Spring.

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Some good places to eat in the Outer Banks

Janna, Sam, his girlfriend, and I were recently able to spend a week-long vacation in Nags Head in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We cannot recommend it enough as a vacation destination. Although we didn’t make it up North to Duck and Carolla, here are some recommended restaurants located between Kill Devil Hills and […]

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