Great Grapes 2010

The Universe was kind to me at Great Grapes.  Despite my complete conviction that I  was destined to, at some point, put my foot in my mouth, I managed to avoid saying anything so utterly embarrassing that I wanted to crawl under the table.  Those gems, I save for this here blog.  But as the Universe giveth, the Universe taketh away.  Continue reading “Great Grapes 2010”

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Great Grapes!

One of the following statements is true:

A) I detest bacon.

B) I am fearless in the face of yeast.

C) I cook food and I eat food so now we’ll find out if I can also talk about food.

I hope you all know me well enough by now to have picked C because I will be participating in a Food Blogger panel at Great Grapes.

Great Grapes is a two day extravaganza of wine, food, arts, music, and fun.  Local food bloggers Minx Eats, Mango and Ginger, and The Baltimore Snacker will be doing the hard work when they participate in the live cooking demonstrations (1PM Saturday).  I will be part of the food discussion (3PM Sunday) along with What’s To Eat Baltimore‘s Liz Stambaugh, The Upstart Kitchen‘s Wendy Tien, and Jessica Lemmo of Adventures in Baltimore Restaurants. Dara Bunjon of Dining Dish will moderate our mayhem.

Two Wendi’s. One stage. What are the chances of that?

Here’s what you need to know:

What: Great Grapes 2010

When: June 12th and 13th, 12pm – 6pm (rain or shine)

Where: Oregon Ridge Park

Check out the Great Grapes website for a complete list of the participating wineries, musical entertainment, and to purchase tickets.

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You Might Be A Food Blogger If…

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Ask yourself these questions:

Do you instinctively reach for a camera when a meal is plated?  You might be a food blogger.

Do you push people out of your kitchen so that you can get that picture before the food cools off?  You might be a food blogger.

Do you study which side of your cake, steak, bread, or fish has the best profile?  You might be a food blogger.

Do you track blog hits like other people track the stock market?  You might be a (food) blogger.

Do you find yourself blogging, emailing, or tweeting about the latest episode of Top Chef?  You might be a food blogger.

Do you worry about what the next social networking craze is going to be because it means you’ll have to set up yet another online presence?  You might be a (food) blogger.

Do you refer to people in conversation as Sweet Mary, Dining Dish, or Strawberries in Paris as though that really is their name?  You might be a food blogger.

Do you appreciate the beauty of a Printable Recipe widget? You might be a food blogger.

Do you have nightmares about a certain bowtied cooking show hosts showing up on your doorstep for a smackdown?  You might be a food blogger.  Oh wait, maybe that’s just me. Continue reading “You Might Be A Food Blogger If…”