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Think of it as a man cave where guys talk food and drink instead of sports! Guys and Food is for you and other guys who love food. You don’t have be a chef or work in the food business. You don’t have to be an expert or a gourmet. You may just enjoy cooking, you may like to explore history or other cultures through food, or you may just like to eat. You’ll probably like Guys and Food if: • Your idea of a power tool is an immersion blender. • You’re more interested in who won Top Chef than who won the latest sporting event in the national headlines. • You’re the type of guy who likes to talk about the last meal that you ate, the meal you are eating, and the next meal you’ll eat. • You covet your friend’s Viking Stove over his new sports car.

Think of it as a man cave where guys talk food and drink instead of sports! Guys and Food is for you and other guys who love food. You don’t have be a chef or work in the food business. You don’t have to be an expert or a gourmet. You may just enjoy cooking, you may like to explore history or other cultures through food, or you may just like to eat. You’ll probably like Guys and Food if: • Your idea of a power tool is an immersion blender. • You’re more interested in who won Top Chef than who won the latest sporting event in the national headlines. • You’re the type of guy who likes to talk about the last meal that you ate, the meal you are eating, and the next meal you’ll eat. • You covet your friend’s Viking Stove over his new sports car.
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Think of it as a man cave where guys talk food and drink instead of sports! Guys and Food is for you and other guys who love food. You don’t have be a chef or work in the food business. You don’t have to be an expert or a gourmet. You may just enjoy cooking, you may like to explore history or other cultures through food, or you may just like to eat. You’ll probably like Guys and Food if: • Your idea of a power tool is an immersion blender. • You’re more interested in who won Top Chef than who won the latest sporting event in the national headlines. • You’re the type of guy who likes to talk about the last meal that you ate, the meal you are eating, and the next meal you’ll eat. • You covet your friend’s Viking Stove over his new sports car.

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@guysandfood

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English

Contact:

716-222-9684


Episodes

The Best Chicken Wings? Ask Matt Reynolds...He Made a Movie About It!

8/4/2017
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Episode 028- Imagine loving a food so much that you quit your job and make a movie about it. That's what Matt Reynolds did. Reynolds is a filmmaker from central New York. He made a documentary about the finding the best wing called The Great Chicken Wing Hunt. Here is the trailer for The Great Chicken Wing Hunt. What was once a simple regional food that blue-collar guys enjoyed with a shot and a beer after a day's work at the plant, is now an international food phenomenon. On July 29th,...

Duration: 00:13:08


Delicious Things to Eat, Drink, Cook, Bake, Read, Etc. Roundup July 2017

7/28/2017
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Episode 027- In this episode, I will let you know what I am up to food-wise and drink-wise. It's my thinking that you might be interested or inspired to try some of these things. Note: I do not receive any compensation for you clicking on any of these links. They are for your knowledge, use, and enjoyment. If you enjoy Guys and Food, it would mean a lot if you could tell your friends and neighbors about it, or send them a link for the website or a specific podcast or blog post. My Food...

Duration: 00:30:32


Six Sauces and Relishes for Grilled Meat Success!

7/13/2017
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Episode 026- As we're knee deep into grilling season, you've probably run through your tried and true favorite ways to serve grilled meat. Today, I will offer six suggestions of sauces and relishes that will bring moisture, taste, and accentuate the flavors that come with grilled meats. Normally, I studiously avoid discussing grilling (and barbecuing for that matter) because it seems that when most people talk about "guys and food", they go straight to grilling and barbecuing. I try to...

Duration: 00:16:32


Dan Pashman: Reintroducing a Favorite Food Guy

7/5/2017
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Episode 025- In this encore presentation, I introduce you to Dan Pashman who is my kind of food guy. He is smart, thoughtful, and funny! He also knows his food. Once you listen to his podcast called The Sporkful you'll understand why it is not only my favorite food-related podcasts, but my favorite podcasts in general. You may also see Dan on You're Eating It Wrong on the Cooking Channel. Maybe you caught him recently with Guy Fieri on the Food Network. He was very gracious of him to come...

Duration: 00:28:52


The "What I'm Eating, Drinking, Cooking, Reading, Etc." Roundup- June 2017

6/29/2017
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Episode 024- In this episode, I will let you know what I am up to food-wise and drink-wise. It's my thinking that you might be interested or inspired to try some of these things. Note: I do not receive any compensation for you clicking on any of these links. They are for your knowledge, use, and enjoyment. If you enjoy Guys and Food, it would mean a lot if you could tell your friends and neighbors about it, or send them a link for the website or a specific podcast or blog post. What I'm...

Duration: 00:40:59


Dissecting a Wine Label- Organic, Sustainable, and Unfiltered

6/21/2017
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Episode 023- Have you ever been to a wine shop or seen the terms "Organic", "Sustainable", or "Unfiltered" on a wine list? Are these real terms, important to your wine drinking experience or are simply marketing ploys designed to separate more dollars from your wallet? Our resident wine guy, Howard Riedel will help you figure out what theses terms mean and give you important insight for the next time you buy a bottle of wine. Howard is a wine expert and has 30 plus year career as a...

Duration: 00:16:43


What Makes a Great Hamburger?

6/14/2017
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Episode 022- What makes a great hamburger? It's such a personal choice but, regardless of your preferences, there are specific things that you take your burger from "meh" to fabulous. On today's show, you'll learn about those things. We'll also explore some ideas from fellow burger lovers. Their suggestions might make you stop and say, "Hey, I want to try that!" One of my favorite burgers ever is from a restaurant called The Good Steer on Long Island. It's called "The Cheese Dream" --now...

Duration: 00:26:59


Fruit Pie Problems Solved!

6/7/2017
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Episode 021- Fruit pie season is not all unicorns and rainbows. The bounty of fruit that comes from the spring and summer months makes it this the perfect time for putting it to good use in the guise of pies--many, many pies. However, there are challenges that are unique to fruit pies as opposed to other types, say, custard pie for example. Anxiety associates itself for more than a couple of reasons. First, there are a number of variables when putting fruit into a pie filling. Second, we...

Duration: 00:34:23


Is Raising Chickens for the Birds?

5/31/2017
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Episode 020- Paul O'Dell makes his living as a computer programmer but spends a goodly amount of his time thinking about chickens and eggs thanks to his wife, Karen, and their three daughters. While ensconced in the suburban ideal on Long Island, the O'Dell family has taken to the more rural pastime of raising chickens--six of them to be exact. In this episode, you will learn the research that went into getting the chickens, keeping them healthy and safe, and getting the coop. You'll also...

Duration: 00:32:14


Suggestions for Cooking, Baking, Eating, Drinking, Etc. May 2017

5/24/2017
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Episode 019- In this episode, I will let you know what I am up to food-wise and drink-wise. It's my thinking that you might be interested or inspired to try some of these things. Note: I do not receive any compensation for you clicking on any of these links. They are for your knowledge, use, and enjoyment. What I'm Cooking- Ham and Cheese Strata (You'll recall that I discussed this in Guys and Food Episode 004) What I'm Drinking- Armagnac, The Prisoner 2015, and Coffee Porter from 12...

Duration: 00:18:49


Mezcal and Tequila: Learning the Basics of Mexico's Best Exports!

5/18/2017
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Episode 018- Ed Draves didn't know much of anything about tequila or mezcal when he went to Oaxaca, Mexico on a trip with his church. Over the years, he has become an expert on the subject and has gone back to Mexico several times to witness the production of this spirit. In this episode, you'll learn the difference between tequila and mezcal. You'll get the basics on what to look for if you are a newbie. After listening, you'll also understand why Ed keeps going back! During the...

Duration: 00:26:59


Trucking Across America as a Food Guy

5/10/2017
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Episode 017- If your only knowledge of what big rig truckers do is informed by Smokey and the Bandit and Convoy, you'll find that the stereotype of hard living, hell raisers is largely inaccurate. In Tom Kyrk's blog, Road Tested Living, he shares his life living as a trucker. Those adventures include being part of the trucker's food culture, and, yes, there is a trucker's food culture. This includes not only eating at diners and truck stops. It also means cooking in the close quarters of...

Duration: 00:34:39


One Dozen Kitchen Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

5/3/2017
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Episode 016- We could all use some tricks to make things a little easier in the kitchen. In this show we will give you more than a few. If you have some, feel free to share them by clicking on the Contact button, email me at gabe@ guysandfood.com, or call the listener line at 716-427-GUYS (4897). The Guys and Food newsletter gives you delicious recipes, helpful kitchen hacks, and other things that any food guy will find useful. Some of the things in the newsletter will be exclusive, which...

Duration: 00:19:36


Scotch Whisky: Learn the Basics and How to Start a Scotch Club of your Own!

4/26/2017
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Episode 015- Keith Sexton is a single malt scotch whisky aficionado. By day he works at a liquor store. When he is not doing that, he runs the Dwyer's Pub Scotch Club where lovers of single malt scotch whisky gather monthly to taste and learn more about their favorite adult beverage. That includes information about the scotch business, the scotch making process, and Scottish history. If you are intrigued, take a listen and learn the basics. During the interview, Keith gives the basics and...

Duration: 00:45:43


News and Reviews: Pie Successes and Failures, Hello Fresh, Chef's Table, and Cookbooks I am Reading

3/18/2017
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Episode 014- This show has a lot of news and reviews that you can use! Program Note: If you have a favorite MRE, call the listener line and tell me about your favorite! (716) 427-GUYS (4897). If you served in the military, you've enjoyed field rations. Okay, "enjoyed" is most assuredly not the best word but you have at least eaten them. The anniversary of my enlistment date into the Marine Corps is coming up so I am preparing a show on MREs, C-Rations, etc. Please include: If you don't...

Duration: 00:23:57


TV Food Show Host and Catholic Priest, Father Paul Seil

3/4/2017
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Episode 013- For many Christians around the world, Wednesday, March 1, 2017 was the beginning of the Lenten season. It's a time of repentance and spiritual renewal in preparation for Easter. Because of this, it seems appropriate we'd have a man of the cloth on the show. Father Paul Seil is the Roman Catholic parish priest at Saint Bernadette Roman Catholic Church in Orchard Park, New York and he likes food but he is no mere food guy. He is also the host of his own TV food show called Our...

Duration: 00:34:19


Top Chef's Gerald Sombright

2/10/2017
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Episode 012- Top Chef cheftestant, Gerald Sombright is a regular guy who made his bones in the professional cooking world, not by flashing a degree from a fancy culinary school. Instead, he worked his way up from the bottom rung of the kitchen hierarchy. On this episode, he takes us on his food journey, working his way up from restaurant work in Saint Louis to being Chef De Cuisine at Ario in Marco Island, Florida to being a contestant on what is arguably the best cooking competition show...

Duration: 00:37:58


John Tompkins- Wall Street Exec Turned Candy Man

2/4/2017
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Episode 011- As Valentine's Day is fast approaching, one's mind turns to the "go to" food gift, chocolate and candy. When thinking about chocolate and candy, my attention turns to John Tompkins, owner of JT's Confections in New Jersey. In the spirit of full disclosure, John and I went to college together at Buffalo State. I wouldn't say were were drinking buddies, but we were friendly, traveled in similar circles as we both were Resident Assistants, and we shared some mutual friends....

Duration: 00:20:14


What Would Harry Potter Eat?, Blue Apron Test Drive, Celebrating a Milestone, and Other Musings

1/28/2017
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Episode 010- It's a milestone tenth episode of the podcast! Thanks to you if you've taken the time to listen to any of the Guys and Food podcasts or read any of my blog posts. This is truly a labor of love and I appreciate your help in building the Guys and Food community. There are lots of ways to connect: Go to the contact page I will tell you about my recent trip to Florida. This included a few days at Universal specifically to spend time at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We ate...

Duration: 00:20:41


So You Want to Start a Food Truck?

1/13/2017
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Episode 009- Maybe one of your New Year's resolutions is to start a food business. Ayoub Aboud is the owner of the Knight Slider Food Truck. A few years back he decided to start his food truck business when the food truck craze was just starting up in Buffalo, New York. During the conversation, Ayoub explains what he did to start the business, some lessons he's learned along the way, and what he would do differently if he were to do it again. There is a lot to learn here from a really...

Duration: 00:16:31

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