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Review: Firecracker Shrimp From Panda Express

Panda Express Firecracker ShrimpThis past Saturday Panda Express invited me out to their Milwaukee-area location near my house to celebrate the Lunar New Year and try their new Firecracker Shrimp.

The dish features large shrimp, hand-chopped red and yellow bell peppers, onions, string beans, and whole dried chilis that are wok-tossed in a savory black bean sauce.

This was my first time trying the Firecracker Shrimp and I was definitely impressed with it. A lot of times at … CONTINUE READING »

Review: Lamontagne Chocolate

Lamontagne ChocolateSure, I deep fry the occasional candy bar now and then, but aside from that I’m not normally a huge fan of sweets. With all the ridiculous stuff I make it’s probably the only reason I don’t weigh 500 pounds right now. When that craving for sweets has kicked in lately though I’ve been satisfying it with Lamontagne Chocolate.

As a family-owned business Lamontagne has been producing small batch, high quality chocolate for over … CONTINUE READING »

Professional Soccer Player vs. Professional Food Blogger

Ian Bennett, Wes McKane and Nicky LasagnaHave you ever wondered what would happen if a food blogger — who writes mostly about things like bacon and deep frying — drank too many beers and suddenly decided that he was an amazing soccer goalie? Well… you don’t have to wonder any longer because it just happened!

After Wes and I recorded episode 93 of the Dude Foods Podcast we did what we do after almost every episode — we headed up the … CONTINUE READING »

Dinner With Mom! Thanks to Gorton’s!

Gorton's Stir Fry With Soba Noodles Shrimp BowlIt seems like every time I talk to my mom on the phone she makes a comment about how I don’t invite her over to my house often enough.

The most recent time she brought this up though I told her that not only was I going to have her over, but that I’d even cook dinner for her as well!

Now, there are two foods that my mom absolutely loves — stir fry and … CONTINUE READING »

Review: Bacon in a Bag

Bacon in a Bag

Bacon Day is December 30th and if you’ve been following this blog for a while, then I’m sure you’re well aware of how much I love bacon. The one downside of bacon though? It isn’t super convenient to take on-the-go. Not until now that is!

If you’re not familiar with Super Snack Time yet I’m sure you’re at the very least familiar with its founder — Harley Morenstein from Epic Meal Time. Earlier this year CONTINUE READING »

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