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Lodge Cast Iron Skillet


Much respect to Blackbird. They now carry the 12-inch cast iron skillet from Lodge, one of the best pans I own and what should be staple in any man’s kitchen. Lodge grill pans are also highly recommended. Best thing is…

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Monday, March 29th, 2010

The Big Green Egg

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This is the summer to step up the grill set up. Eyes are on the Big Green Egg. With a ceramic body, the Egg is suited to all types of outdoor cooking – baking, grilling, and smoking. Essentially a complete…

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Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Design by Supergrau

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Clocked Supergrau today via this fantastic leather saddle. It’s essentially a magnetic knife block, capable of holding 8 knives, but a damn sight sexier than the normal. It fits over several cutting boards, thus providing handsome storage for those too.…

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Friday, January 29th, 2010

Friday, September 25th, 2009

7:26 pm

Mail Order Steak

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The strangest gift I ever received through mail was a Reuben Sandwich Kit from Zingerman’s. The Ann Arbor outpost does a terrific job, however, of sourcing foodstuffs and preparing packages that defy the limitations of ones local markets. That same…

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Thursday, August 13th, 2009

9:58 pm

Radius Design Fireplate

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There are a few solid out door fireplaces on the market. These work wonderfully for your average night drinking beers and (for some) making s’mores. The Fireplate from Radius Design sets itself apart by a) being a little nicer looking…

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Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Tequila: Myth, Magic & Spirited Recipes

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For some folks, summer isn’t official until they’ve sipped their first margarita of the season. Unfortunately, for many the margarita stops at frozen and a bloke named Jose. Photographer Karl Petzke pushes beyond an average understanding of the liquor in…

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Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

5:34 pm

NeoLithic Ceramic Cooking Knives

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Taking inspiration from the utilitarian cooking implements of generations (long) passed, designer Matthias Kaeding has fashioned a new version of the neolithic knife. The ceramic knives have both blunt and sharp sides, allowing a full range of kitchen tasks in…

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