Ragu alla Bolognese

Original Post Date: 8/21/2009 — Never let it be said that I’m not a good cook — I am, I really am. I am, however, a slave to rule-following when it comes to reproducing recipes. This is both a blessing and a curse. Where Columbus Foodie is flexible — sometimes to the point of making […]

North Market Jelly & Jam Contest 2009

Original Post Date: 8/20/2009 — My wife, Columbus Foodie, will tell anyone willing to listen that for all my faults, I’m one HELL of a cannin’ fool.  I’ve singlehandedly canned all manner of jams, preserves, and now jellies since we’ve gotten into the whole food preservation thing.  Heck, right now I’ve got a tub of […]

A Brief Introduction

Original Post Date: 8/20/2009 — I am Paul, aka Fat Bastard, your humble host.  I hope to inform and entertain you in my exploration of food — and my other interests — here in Columbus, OH. What are my other interests?  I’m a dark beer, ale, and stout aficionado.  I also enjoy riding my semi-recumbent […]

Admin Note: Columbus Foodie + 1

If you haven’t noticed, things around here have been rather quiet the past few months. Between almost nonstop travel and catching up with a bunch of much neglected administrative tasks, it has kept me from posting as often as I like. It’s just gotten to the point where in many ways, it was too much […]

San Francisco: Day 3

Ah, now that I’m back from NJ and back in front of a working computer (the Bluetooth on my MSI Wind bought the farm, and P. was kind enough to give me his Netbook since he rarely uses it), I can finally finish the story about my trip to San Francisco. I was up really […]