Events

Events, Projects, Family, Social Networking – Every now and again I like to write about some event I was able to participated in or I was able to attend. It can range from helping my neighbors son with a high school senior project to figuring out what to eat after having a tooth pulled. There are charity events mentioned along with holidays and birthdays for me and my family.
 

High School Senior Project – Cooking

June 18, 2013 0 Comments
High School Senior Project – Cooking

Helping A High School Senior Learn How to Cook A few weeks ago, my next door neighbor, Nat, asked me to mentor him throughout his 14-day high school senior project. Students could pick any project they wanted, and Nat decided to teach himself how to cook. Nat chose a different meal to cook each night […]

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Mothers Day Tribute 2013

May 12, 2013 3 Comments
Mothers Day Tribute 2013

A Mother’s Day Tribute to My Mom Today is May 12, 2013 and it is Mother’s Day. I lost my mom this year back in March and have been thinking about her today. My mom was from Denmark and although she wasn’t the best cook around, she taught me a lot about food and how […]

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Merci Chocolates Review and Giveaway

February 20, 2013 37 Comments
Merci Chocolates Review and Giveaway

Merci Chocolates Giveaway (US only) (Giveaway Over – We picked a winner) We Have a Winner – Ruth N I was surprised by the responses on my Facebook page when I asked which type of chocolate my friends enjoyed more, milk or dark. Surprisingly, more of you seem to like dark chocolate over milk chocolate. […]

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Best 2013 Super Bowl Commercials

February 4, 2013 0 Comments
Best 2013 Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl Commercials for 2013 As expected, there were some very funny food-related commercials this year and I wanted to share one of my favorites, the Oreo ad. I also went back and found some past year commercials that made me laugh.  

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What To Eat After You Have A Tooth Pulled

January 26, 2013 180 Comments
What To Eat After You Have A Tooth Pulled

  On Thursday I had to have a cracked, back tooth extracted. #18 to be precise. I knew it was going to be difficult to eat for a few days because of the swelling and soreness from having someone in there with dental pliers yanking a piece of me out and leaving a gaping hole. […]

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Outdoor Dining in St Croix

January 2, 2013 4 Comments
Outdoor Dining in St Croix

Some of My Favorite St Croix Restaurants I don’t know about you, but I love open-air restaurants near the ocean. I especially like funky joints with lots of character and tons of energy. Add some great food, a good selection of adult beverages and lots of locals – even better. I’m down in St. Croix, […]

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Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays

December 24, 2012 0 Comments
Merry Christmas – Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas & Season’s Greetings I would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays and to those who celebrate Christmas, a very Merry Christmas. Thanks to everyone for supporting The Reluctant Gourmet this year. I am especially grateful to those of you who have shared a recipe or cooking technique with a friend or family member. […]

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Christmas Past and Present

December 3, 2012 0 Comments
Christmas Past and Present

Happy Holidays! This is one of my favorite times of year with the lights, classic Christmas music and lots of get togethers with family and friends. I wanted to share with you a few photos from my Christmas past along with some photos of my girls celebrating the holidays over the past few years. I’m […]

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Reluctant Gourmet Social Networking

September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Reluctant Gourmet Social Networking

Social Networking With The Reluctant Gourmet   What is Social Networking? “A social structure that focuses on building on-line communities of people who share similar interests and activities (in this case cooking) and who are interested in exploring those activities (cooking) with a group of others.”   Facebook “Facebook is a popular, free-access social networking […]

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The Culinary Hall of Fame

September 14, 2012
The Culinary Hall of Fame

  New Web Site “Honoring All Things Culinary” My friend, Chef David Nelson, just announced the opening of their new web site, Culinary Hall of Fame to showcase culinary web sites, products, services and skills. As a visitor, you will be able to express your opinion daily by voting and writing comments for your favorite […]

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