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by Joe Chanley
December 5th, 2019, 6:11 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Balanced, non fruit bomb cabernets?
Replies: 44
Views: 1744

Re: Balanced, non fruit bomb cabernets?

Corison and matthiasson and Smith madrone
by Joe Chanley
December 4th, 2019, 4:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Scrambled eggs
Replies: 37
Views: 1125

Re: Scrambled eggs

Brian Tuite wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 8:14 pm
Joe Chanley wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 7:51 pm
Brian Tuite wrote:
November 28th, 2019, 8:07 am


I don’t always either but that’s his recipe.
Tried this....delicious
Isn’t it though? You get a cramp in your wrist with all the constant stirring but in the end it’s worth it.
I love soft scrambled eggs and this was essentially basic soft scrambled on steroids.
by Joe Chanley
December 3rd, 2019, 7:51 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Scrambled eggs
Replies: 37
Views: 1125

Re: Scrambled eggs

I use the Gordon Ramsay method. Crack the eggs into a non-stick pan over medium heat and constantly stir with a spatula until they begin to cook and thicken a bit. Then toss in butter (tbsp to 4eggs) and continue to stir, remove from heat, add s&p to taste and continue to stir over heat until desir...
by Joe Chanley
November 25th, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)
Replies: 17
Views: 740

Re: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)

D'Artagnan is having a black friday sale, so went with a leg of lamb from there along with a few other items.
by Joe Chanley
November 25th, 2019, 8:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing
Replies: 37
Views: 2680

Re: New Breville Pizzaiolo electric pizza oven looks kinda amazing

I'm shocked you guys are so skeptical.....this clearly lays out everything about the organization https://salastores.com/pages/about-us
by Joe Chanley
November 23rd, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)
Replies: 17
Views: 740

Re: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)

Mike Maguire wrote:
November 23rd, 2019, 6:32 am
Chris Echeck wrote:
November 23rd, 2019, 5:39 am
Porchetta

https://buypork.com/pork/porchetta/#pro ... escription
Having this as part of our Italian/Irish Thanksgiving.
I need to give this another shot. My first time around wasn’t as enjoyable as I’d hoped as the belly still felt undercooked and fatty once the loin was done
by Joe Chanley
November 22nd, 2019, 10:28 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?
Replies: 32
Views: 969

Re: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?

i use kerry gold in pretty much everything
by Joe Chanley
November 21st, 2019, 5:43 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: The Bourbon Thread
Replies: 3459
Views: 188830

Re: The Bourbon Thread

New releases of Elijah Craig 18 and 23 are inbound and since I am too lazy to scroll back Whistle Pig Samurai Scientist aged in Japanese Umeshu barrels, high tariff, but worth a try if you see it at a bar. My boss was generous enough to buy 2 rounds of this while we were in Nashville 2 weeks ago an...
by Joe Chanley
November 21st, 2019, 5:40 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)
Replies: 17
Views: 740

Re: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)

Alex N wrote:
November 20th, 2019, 8:57 pm
If you can arrange pick-up

https://www.fessparkerranch.com/product ... 09?cs=true
That looks amazing but I'm unfortunately on the east coast....might see what shipping is like
by Joe Chanley
November 20th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Christmas Roasts (non-beef)
Replies: 17
Views: 740

Christmas Roasts (non-beef)

Curious if people have suggestions on the best place to get high quality rack of lamb or pork for an Xmas roast? Would also do a leg of lamb as well. Considering: https://www.snakeriverfarms.com/kurobut ... -pork.html

Any other suggestions worth looking in to?
by Joe Chanley
November 20th, 2019, 9:53 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?
Replies: 32
Views: 969

Re: best easy mashed potatoes recipe?

My wife loves fluffy, so I use this recipe which includes rinsing off the starch. I also dial back the milk to about 1 cup and then add more as needed.

https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/201 ... ecipe.html
by Joe Chanley
November 19th, 2019, 12:16 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Pépière Muscadet Sur Lie "La Pepie"
Replies: 11
Views: 665

Re: TN: 2018 Pépière Muscadet Sur Lie "La Pepie"

super value and great to have around
by Joe Chanley
October 30th, 2019, 6:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: The miracle ingredient - Mayo?
Replies: 21
Views: 1213

Re: The miracle ingredient - Mayo?

It’s quite benign on grilled cheese but I haven’t tried it on meat.
by Joe Chanley
October 30th, 2019, 8:32 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 161
Views: 9845

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Sounds right Chris. My flannery mismatched arrived defrosted....I know I saw a discussion in a thread here with a similar scenario. Were they supposed to be shipped frozen or fresh? Regardless, I saw a YouTube video of some guy that did a blind taste test comparison of a set of meat ranging from fr...
by Joe Chanley
October 29th, 2019, 5:57 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! (but do you care?)
Replies: 12
Views: 763

Re: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! (but do you care?)

I like foillards rendition typically
by Joe Chanley
October 25th, 2019, 2:05 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 161
Views: 9845

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Sounds right Chris.

My flannery mismatched arrived defrosted....I know I saw a discussion in a thread here with a similar scenario.
by Joe Chanley
October 25th, 2019, 7:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..
Replies: 451
Views: 45139

Re: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..

We built a small cellar that holds just under 900 bottles. The racks are all-heart redwood from Apex (via Costco). The floor is a ceramic tile that looks like wood. Walls are Densarmor drywall. The cooling unit is from Cellarpro. Insulation is 3.5" of closed-cell spray foam in the walls, 5" or so i...
by Joe Chanley
October 24th, 2019, 12:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2012
Views: 170455

Re: Steak Porn

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Nice little deal at shoprite
by Joe Chanley
October 24th, 2019, 12:46 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 161
Views: 9845

Re: Another Flannery PSA

went in on some picanha, ribsteaks and mismatched sirloins and tenderloins....should be here tomorrow!
by Joe Chanley
October 23rd, 2019, 8:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Bo ssam
Replies: 148
Views: 12964

Re: Bo ssam

Any reason whatsoever I can’t make the butt in the same manner and use traditional bbq sauce for my family who is not adventurous in the least? None whatsoever. I make the traditional condiments for the grown-ups and the boys get their favorite BBQ sauce. Everyone is happy. my thoughts exactly....t...
by Joe Chanley
October 23rd, 2019, 6:06 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: New York City Restaurants
Replies: 2289
Views: 136627

Re: New York City Restaurants

Rich Salsano wrote:
October 21st, 2019, 8:14 pm
R@y.Tupp@+sch wrote:
October 21st, 2019, 1:58 pm
Crown Shy received a star.

Put together a wine dinner there last week - food was excellent, service great and wine service even better with high end stemware.
Yup. Fantastic experience there recently.
+1
by Joe Chanley
October 23rd, 2019, 3:29 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Bo ssam
Replies: 148
Views: 12964

Re: Bo ssam

Thanks Tim.
by Joe Chanley
October 22nd, 2019, 6:08 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Beaujolais
Replies: 35
Views: 3464

Re: 2018 Beaujolais

We opened a 2018 Thivin Cote De Brouilly tonight. Enticing nose, the ripe fruit was front and center, backed by good acidity and some dusty tannin that draws you back to the glass. Its certainly more lush and full than recent years. Not sure what the means for its longevity, but its certainly enjoy...
by Joe Chanley
October 22nd, 2019, 4:47 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Bo ssam
Replies: 148
Views: 12964

Re: Bo ssam

Any reason whatsoever I can’t make the butt in the same manner and use traditional bbq sauce for my family who is not adventurous in the least?
by Joe Chanley
October 21st, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 161
Views: 9845

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Fat cap is thinner than I thought. That’s a lot of beef at 3.5 lbs.
by Joe Chanley
October 20th, 2019, 1:45 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Why sous vide?
Replies: 244
Views: 11580

Re: Why sous vide?

That looks awesome.
by Joe Chanley
October 17th, 2019, 5:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barbera d'Alba (Italy, Piedmont, Alba, Barbera d'Alba)
Replies: 16
Views: 561

Re: TN: 2015 Giuseppe Rinaldi Barbera d'Alba (Italy, Piedmont, Alba, Barbera d'Alba)

Markus S wrote:
October 17th, 2019, 4:54 am
IlkkaL wrote:
October 16th, 2019, 10:07 pm
For my money this is the best Barbera out there. ...
Perhaps your money is not as dear as mine. I'm sure for $80-90 a bottle, there are better barberas out there.
I'll take 2 mascarello's for this price
by Joe Chanley
October 16th, 2019, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the best Pinot Grigio?
Replies: 66
Views: 1382

Re: What's the best Pinot Grigio?

Terlan and Venica & Venica come to mind
by Joe Chanley
October 16th, 2019, 8:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2017 Pegau - Not a TN, a comment about pricing
Replies: 53
Views: 3649

Re: 2017 Pegau - Not a TN, a comment about pricing

Alfert moving markets.....sold out at wine library
by Joe Chanley
October 7th, 2019, 12:35 pm
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?
Replies: 22
Views: 1199

Re: Headed to Treehouse this Saturday any advice?

hope he drinks quick....the one downside of tree house, and probably it's only one, is that a lot of the DIPAs do not age well at all.
by Joe Chanley
October 6th, 2019, 6:35 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 390
Views: 25283

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Had a 16 Richards cuvée last night courtesy of my bro in law. Drank alongside a 17 morgen Long Loubejac. Goodfellow was the preferred bottle by all but both quite nice.
by Joe Chanley
October 5th, 2019, 5:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10996
Views: 402058

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2017 burlotto barbera aves last night.
by Joe Chanley
October 4th, 2019, 4:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.
Replies: 684
Views: 34836

Re: US to impose 25% tariff on European wine, cheese, etc.

julianseersmartin wrote:
October 4th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Has anyone spoken to Envoyer about this?
Traded an email with Greg. They’ve been trying to bring in as much French wine as possible ASAP. Still a lot tbd.
by Joe Chanley
October 2nd, 2019, 5:41 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..
Replies: 451
Views: 45139

Re: Post your CELLAR PIC time…..

very cool idea
by Joe Chanley
September 30th, 2019, 6:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Orlando
Replies: 24
Views: 676

Re: Orlando

So any restaurants recommendations Alfert? I’m there for a few conferences in the next 6 months. Thanks.
by Joe Chanley
September 17th, 2019, 6:56 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?
Replies: 25
Views: 1374

Re: At What Age Did You Start Cooking?

wasn't interested until i was grown, but my 6 year old daughter has a starter knife and is interested. we put her in a week of cooking camp this summer which was really just to get her interested in the process and she's going to take a class once a week. we'll see how she progresses, but solid at c...
by Joe Chanley
September 16th, 2019, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: "Robert Parker" Wine Advocate
Replies: 62
Views: 3971

Re: "Robert Parker" Wine Advocate

I hope that someone from TWA will jump in on this. I know they come on here from time to time, so would be good to get their perspective. Tangent- Was having a similar discussion with someone in the industry on Saturday about ratings, and how diluted the market is. We joked that 96 is the new 90 si...
by Joe Chanley
September 13th, 2019, 5:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?
Replies: 49
Views: 5138

Re: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?

R Roberts wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 9:48 pm
David_K wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 12:52 pm
I'll try them when I get a chance, but I'm not in any hurry. With the exception of the Produttori crus, these wines don't tend to move that fast.
When do the Produttori crus typically hit the market?
For reference, the 2014 SVDs came out earlier in 2019.
by Joe Chanley
September 11th, 2019, 7:07 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 10996
Views: 402058

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2015 moccagatta barbaresco normale. Very nice.
by Joe Chanley
September 11th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?
Replies: 49
Views: 5138

Re: 2016 barbaresco buying intentions?

Drank one last weekend and agree w Mike. Very solid value at $32.99.
by Joe Chanley
September 11th, 2019, 4:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Vine Porn
Replies: 311
Views: 23364

Re: Vine Porn

Awesome pic
by Joe Chanley
September 6th, 2019, 6:12 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Goodfellow 2017 Single Vineyard Release - Live
Replies: 23
Views: 1516

Re: Goodfellow 2017 Single Vineyard Release - Live

Went deep as well. Yet to have a bad wine from Marcus.
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2019, 12:39 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What's the wine that changed your life?
Replies: 166
Views: 8372

Re: What's the wine that changed your life?

went to cafe grey in NYC years ago when me and my current wife certainly couldn't afford it. had never had a red burgundy before and the somm recommended a 2001 Jean Grivot Vosne Romanee Les Beauxmonts and that was that. i had to call the restaurant the next day and have the host read and spell out ...
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2019, 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel and Restaurants Forum
Topic: Newark Airport
Replies: 41
Views: 2267

Re: Newark Airport

Seriously, newark is really not bad in comparison to a lot of airports, particularly those in the tri-state area. I agree. I have flown airports all the way down the East coast and a few on the West coast. Newark is one of my preferred airports to leave from. Not sure why the hate??? The inside is ...
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2019, 9:21 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Normal wine mark-ups at restaurants?
Replies: 50
Views: 1899

Re: Normal wine mark-ups at restaurants?

Anton D wrote:
September 5th, 2019, 8:24 am
Wow!

I watch for 'double retail' and don't order if a wine tops that.
^ this, otherwise i go BTG, booze or beer.
by Joe Chanley
September 4th, 2019, 6:10 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 390
Views: 25283

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Too.many.wines in that offering [cheers.gif]
by Joe Chanley
September 4th, 2019, 1:46 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Enfield is live
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: Enfield is live

tasted these with john a few weeks back and can assure everyone that there isn't a bad wine in the bunch. i also don't drink much cab these days, especially from CA, but this one is great.

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