Virgil on May 29, 2010

Lately, I’ve been on a roll with olive oil and garlic based pasta sauces. Not a tomato in sight. Tonight, I decided to develop a new recipe and between myself, my wife and son it was gone before I remembered I was supposed to take a picture of it for the blog. I was quite […]

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Virgil on May 21, 2010

I was in Dallas this week for  the T3CON10 Dallas TYPO3 conference. As am a barbeque fanatic, I was eager to sample Texas fare. I know that Texas barbeque is not the same as in South Carolina, so was looking forward to brisket in particular. We went to two barbeque places. The night I got […]

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Virgil on May 13, 2010

My good friend Lake High (Lake Erie High and, yes, that’s his real name) is president of the South Carolina Barbeque Association and was featured on Tony Bourdain’s show, No Reservations. I love Tony Bourdain’s show most of the time and he and Lake, both characters, got along really well. South Carolina is where real […]

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Virgil on May 12, 2010

I love wine, particularly red wine, but don’t have much of a budget. I’m always on the lookout for good deals. A lot of what goes into the price of wine is marketing. I’ve had horrible expensive wines and incredibly excellent cheap wine. Here is one recent find: La Vieille Ferme Red 2008 AOC Côtes […]

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