'Foodie Passions'

Double Check Ranch dinner

Celebrating Green Dinner

Beyond organic — now there’s an interesting thought.

The Schwennesens, owners of Double Check Ranch known for their grass-fed beef and CSA (community supported agriculture) at Phoenix and Tucson farmers markets are hosting a one-of-a-kind amazing afternoon at their Ranch in Winkleman, Arizona.

Where’s Winkleman? Let’s say it’s north of Oracle in Pinal County. However, if you …


They say you can’t judge a book by it’s cover–which is why, perhaps, the presence of money on one side of the scale and a burger on the other, in front of the author, didn’t really register when I first picked up When I Met Food: Living the American Restaurant Dream by Kathy Sidell. And without knowing much about Ms. …



Oysters (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Kingfisher’s 3rd Annual Oyster Festival will be this coming Saturday November 10 from 10 am until 2 pm during UA Homecoming Weekend.

There will have a tent set up outside and we will be shucking 12-15 different varieties of oysters from around the country.

And if that’s not enough to pacify all you oyster-philes, there will …



English: The logo of Food Network.

English: The logo of Food Network. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Food Network Star, Food Network’s hugely successful culinary reality series is currently casting for season 9 and is holding an open casting call in Los Angeles on November 12!

They are looking for a captivating personality who believes he or she is at the top of the culinary game …


It’s not exactly news that our entertainment, these days, comes from more than just movies and television. On the personal-sized screen of our laptops we’re able to access all manner of information–both professional and just plain fun. What you might not know, though, is that there are plenty of people creating shows–called webisodes–geared directly for that super-small screen.



Crossed Forks July 16, 2012 1

Crossed Forks July 16, 2012 1 (Photo credit: stevendepolo)

Arizona Restaurant Week – Sept 15-23

It’s that time of year again when we have emerged from our summer smother and are starting to look forward to the (Jewish) New Year, Autumnal Equinox (Sept 22) and Harvest Moon (Sept 29).

Arizona restaurants awaken and ruffle their proverbial feathers visioning a profitable …


A S'more; melted marshmallow and milk chocolat...

A S’more; melted marshmallow and milk chocolate between two graham crackers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I love s’mores! My highlight of camping out or going to camp has always been the promise of s’mores. I don’t even like marshmallows but I guess loving two out of three ingredients makes up for it.

According to Wikipedia, a s’more (sometimes spelled smore) is …


English: A pink, frosted doughnut bought from ...

English: A pink, frosted doughnut bought from a Dunkin' Donuts in Brooklyn. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Like every day, there’s a national something or other day. June 1 happens to be National Donut Day.

Participating Dunkin’ Donuts are giving away a free donut with the purchase of a beverage.

The offer is good “while supplies last” and your participation may vary.…


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