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If you have a profound love for food like I do, welcome, I have built this site for you. Here you will find all of my favorite recipes, kitchen must-haves, places to eat, publications and articles about food, kitchen tips, tid-bits of food knowledge and photos of food. It will be ever growing as my knowledge and experience in the culinary world evolves.

Recent Posts

Why I Love Tarragon | www.TheSaucyCulinarian.com

My Favorite Uses For Tarragon

It wasn't until culinary school that I learned about the uses for tarragon and how flavorful and wonderful this delicate herb truly is.  I had heard of it, but never knew any of it's wonderful attributes: flavor profile and how it can enhance … [Read More...]

Red Sangria with Citrus | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Red Sangria with Citrus

Delicious and refreshing.  Easy to make.  Inexpensive.  And a HUGE hit at parties. That's all I really need to say about why I love this fabulous recipe, haha! I started making this red sangria with citrus recipe for my parties years ago. … [Read More...]

Good Reads: The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers

I was given The Complete Book of Party Foods and Appetizers (written by Bridget Jones) as a gift, and was instantly amazed by its seemingly endless delicious party food and appetizer recipes, and astounded by its plethora of event planning tips and … [Read More...]

Kitchen Must-Haves

Avocado Peeler

Avocado Peeler

Living in California, we were spoiled with the best avocados in the world.  So naturally, I am … [Read More...]

Hamburger Seasoning

Hamburger Seasoning

I have been making burgers my entire life.  I have tried every combination of seasonings, various … [Read More...]

Olive Wood Salt Keeper

Salt Keeper

This little guy's permanent home is right next to my stove for easy accessibility while cooking.  I … [Read More...]

Kitchen How-To’s

My first time ever making mayo in culinary school.  I was so proud.

Homemade Mayo

It's easier than you think. The process of making mayonnaise is a basic emulsification (getting … [Read More...]

Photo credit: The Girl Who Ate Everything

The Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

I love hard-boiled eggs; their delicious versatility is astounding.  Some of my favorite ways to … [Read More...]

Tomato Concasse

Tomato Concasse

Tomato concasse (cone-cass-SAY) is just a fancy term for tomatoes which have been peeled, seeded, … [Read More...]

Good Reads

Down Home With The Neelys

Down Home with the Neelys

As mentioned in the Sweet and Spicy Slaw recipe post, Alex and I are huge fans of the Neelys. … [Read More...]

Kitchen Confidential: Updated Edition

Kitchen Confidential

It was shortly after I became a fan of Anthony Bourdain's show No Reservations that he came to South … [Read More...]

Charcuterie Board

The Best Charcuterie for Your Holiday Party

As I am helplessly addicted to the fine meats of charcuterie (cured meats like prosciutto, smoked … [Read More...]