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Coq au Vin Day

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

March 22 is Coq au Vin Day. This is not to be confused with National Coq au Vin Day which is May 29th. Coq au Vin literally means “Rooster with Wine,” […]

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National Margarita Day

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

What’s your Favorite Margarita Recipe? February 22 is National Margarita Day. Why a cool refreshing drink has it’s “Day” in the middle of February is anybody’s guess. Perhaps because while it’s 33º […]

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Escargot in a Pesto Beurre Blanc

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Another Night of, “What’s On The Shelf?” Had nothing planned for dinner, so I was forced to take inventory. Inventory of the shelves, cabinets and freezer. I did not search […]

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National Guacamole Day

Friday, November 14th, 2014

This delectable dish is so good it’s got 2 Days on the food calendar.  Guacamole has its roots in Aztec culture as early as 500 B.C., when the native peoples would […]

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Sippin Sapporo at the 2014 Atlanta Food Expo

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Chef/Humorist Vinny Verelli –  Was at the 2nd Annual Atlanta Food Expo to emcee some culinary competitions and in my free time went around the trade show floor meeting exhibitors […]

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Taste of Clarkesville

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

September 27, 2014 Historic Downtown Clarkesville, GA Yesterday I headed to the square in Clarkesville for the 5th Annual Taste of Clarkesville. It didn’t take long for the crowds to arrive […]

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The Real Celebrity Chefs

Friday, September 26th, 2014

United States Postal Service Honors Celebrity Chefs with New Forever Stamps Although I don’t send a lot of snail mail I bought a bunch of these stamps because I can […]

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Jalapeño Poppers

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

The jalapeños are popping up more than our sweet peppers so it was time to make some poppers. Back in the 70’s and 80’s I don’t know of any place […]

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Fried Frog Legs with Prosciutto Red-Eyed Gravy

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

A Fusion Experiment Today on Cooking with Vinny we’re going to do a sort of Southern, French, Italian fusion dish. I’m going to make Chicken Fried Frog Legs with a […]

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National Bratwurst Day

Friday, August 15th, 2014

National Bratwurst Day is August 16 And what better place to partake in the succulent sausage than a tiny town that has within a 3 block stretch 10 places that […]

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