Archive of ‘Everything Else’ category

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 »

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 CONTINUE READING »

Review: Gorton’s Black Garlic & Wine Risotto Shrimp Bowls

Review: Gorton’s Black Garlic & Wine Risotto Shrimp BowlsI first tried these Gorton’s Shrimp Bowls shortly after they launched earlier this year. At the time I mentioned that I loved them because since my wife is allergic to shellfish I rarely ever get the chance to cook it at home.

Since these are microwavable though, there’s no mess left over like there is literally every other time I try to cook something. No mess means no shellfish residue and no shellfish residue means … CONTINUE READING »

Yeah… I’m Basically a Corn Expert Now….

An ear of Iowa cornEarlier this month I was invited by Iowa Corn to spend a couple days in Iowa with eleven other bloggers learning everything there is to know — or as much as you can possibly learn in 48 hours — about corn.

Being from Wisconsin I’ve been on similar trips around my home state learning about milk and cheese and I actually noticed a lot of similarities between the farms I visited in Wisconsin and the … CONTINUE READING »

Making S’mores With a Flamethrower!

Making S'mores With a Flamethrower!Back in January I pre-ordered a flamethrower — or Not-a-Flamethrower as they later changed the name to so they could ship them more easily — from The Boring Company. Ever since then I’ve been trying to convince my co-host Wes of the Dude Foods Podcast that when I get it he should put a marshmallow on a stick, hold the stick in his mouth and let me roast the marshmallow with the flamethrower so … CONTINUE READING »

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