The Only Pasta Salad Recipe You'll Need This Summer! (No joke!)

The Only Pasta Salad Recipe You'll Need This Summer! (No joke!)

by Jennifer Raskin June 21, 2017

What better way to celebrate the Salad Days of Summer than with our fun twist on a classic BBQ salad favorite?

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Huzzah! We're (Finally) on Amazon Prime!

Huzzah! We're (Finally) on Amazon Prime!

by Pat Martin June 05, 2017

OUR BLENDS AND RUBS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME! That’s right, all of you Amazon Prime members can now get your favorite Wayward Gourmet spice blends and rubs delivered to your door with free two day shipping

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Dry Rubbing 101: The Do's and Don'ts of this Amazing Grilling Technique

Dry Rubbing 101: The Do's and Don'ts of this Amazing Grilling Technique

by Pat Martin May 05, 2017

Using a dry rub. It is simple, true, but there are some Do’s and Don’ts you need to be aware of. We're here to help!

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Four Helpful Tips to Get Your Grill Ready for Primetime BBQ Season

Four Helpful Tips to Get Your Grill Ready for Primetime BBQ Season

by Pat Martin April 17, 2017

Four important tips that you need to know if you’re going to be prepared for a prosperous, successful, and tasty Grilling Season.

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Bacon Donut Brownies: Smoky, Sweet and Salty Deliciousness

Bacon Donut Brownies: Smoky, Sweet and Salty Deliciousness

by Liz Berk March 13, 2017

From time to time I like to offset healthy meals with a baked treat. These brownies are so simple and delicious, they will rock your world.

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Comfort Food: Delicious, Heart-Warming, and a Pain in the Fanny

by Pat Martin February 17, 2017

Wayward Gourmet | Comfort Food | Chicken Recipe

These buttermilk chicken tenders have all of the comfort food vibe you could ever want.  With a healthy dose of our Nobody Calls Me Chicken, a smidge of time, and minimal effort, you’ll be indulging on tasty chicken tenders that are better than anything you could get in a restaurant.

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Smoky, Bold, Cincinnati Chili Burger: You Can Thank Us Later

by Pat Martin February 09, 2017

Spicy & Bold Cincinnati Chili Burder | Recipe | Wayward Gourmet

Food scented body washes are problematic for me, because it takes my usual food frenzy and turns it into complete madness.  But on this morning?  This morning, inspiration struck.

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Four Oddball Kitchen Gadgets (That are actually AMAZING)

by Pat Martin February 07, 2017

Four Oddball Kitchen Gadgets (That are actually amazing) | Wayward Gourmet | Blog

We love cooking around here and there is something magical about finding a kitchen gadget that actually does more than take up unnecessary space in your kitchen.  We love it even more if they are fun to use and great to look at. 

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Cast Iron Seared Pork Chops with Apple Butter Pan Sauce

by Pat Martin January 26, 2017

Cast Iron Seared Pork Chops with Apple Butter Pan Sauce | Recipe | Wayward Gourmet
The sweetness of the sauce creates the perfect contrast with the salty pork in the most wonderful way.  It has long been a combination that brings with it a sense of comfort and warmth.

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The Top 5 Best Spices to Warm Your Soul During Winter

by Liz Berk January 23, 2017

The Top 5 Best Spices to Warm Your Soul During Winter | Wayward Gourmet

Often when we think of classic winter spices, we are quick to envision a world full of cloves, all-spice, nutmeg, and cinnamon.  Our Pumpkin Spice modern landscape has convinced us that once the snow flies, the cinnamon flows.

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Hearty, Delicious, Show-Winter-Who's-Boss Chili

by Pat Martin January 17, 2017

Hearty, Delicious, Show-Winter-Who's-Boss Chili | Recipe |Super Bowl Recipes

Chili is the classic go-to meal when you want something to light a fire in your belly and create the kind of comfort that sticks to your ribs.  Chili is the greatest soldier against...The Chill.

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Get Pumped for a Delicious and Exciting 2017

by Pat Martin January 04, 2017

Happy New Year | Wayward Gourmet | Spice Blends | Spice Rubs

We have a ton of exciting stuff planned for 2017 that we are so eager to share with you. Although we can't go into too much detail, here's a little taste of things to come in the new year.

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Our "We Hate Black Friday Black Friday Sale"

by Pat Martin November 18, 2016

Wayward Gourmet | Black Friday Sale | We Hate Black Friday, Actually

How many times have you seen news footage of people rushing into a store, fighting over the last stuffed animal, coffee maker or widget. It's silly really. So yeah, it sounds ridiculous that we decided to have our own Black Friday Sale, right?  Well, we wanted to make our sale a little bit different than the rest.

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Fool-Proof Thanksgiving Turkey: Show the Bird Who's Boss!

by Pat Martin November 03, 2016

Turkey Recpe | Thanksgiving | Recipe | Foolproof

The thought of cooking a turkey can make a grown man cry, send any person into the fetal position and loathe the day they told their family "why don't we have Thanksgiving at our place?" But it doesn't have to be this way.

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We're Engaged: A Shared Love and a Shared Love for Food

by Pat Martin October 28, 2016

We're Engaged! | Wayward Gourmet

After over 2 years dating, I finally popped the question and (in case you couldn't tell from the blog's title) Liz said "YES!" It's been a shared love for all things food that has truly been the glue that has bonded our relationship.

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Make-the-Neighbors-Jealous Apple Strudel

by Pat Martin October 27, 2016

Apple Struderl Recipe | Apple of My Pie Blend | Wayward Gourmet

It was shocking how simple this recipe was to make and (maybe more importantly) how it came out tasting absolutely delicious. The dough is buttery and flaky and the filling is the perfect blend of apple, cinnamon, and sugar.

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Be Proud of Your Food: Integrity is Everything

by Pat Martin October 14, 2016 1 Comment

Be Proud of Your Food | Integrity is Everything | Wayward Gourmet | Blog

Recently we were approached by a rather large grocery store chain that specialized in "high quality/healthy" foods. They made a lucrative offer that seemed too good to be true.

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Smoky Espresso Brownies: Indugence is an Understatement

by Pat Martin September 22, 2016

Smoky Espresso Brownies | Recipe | Wayward Gourmet

The zing from the espresso and smokiness from the spice blend really set this chocolatey treat apart it apart!

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Some Like it Hot: Our Latest Blend, Five Alarm Frenzy!

by Pat Martin August 26, 2016 1 Comment

Five Alarm Frenzy Spice Rub | Wayward Gourmet | Spice Blend

We've had countless people emailing us or coming up to us at farmers markets asking us to make a really hot blend, one to burn the tonsils.

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The Easiest (and most delicious) Fried Fish Recipe EVER!

by Pat Martin August 23, 2016

Fried Fish Recipe | Wayward Gourmet | Spice Blend | Spice Rub

This is a recipe for Easy Fried Fish that utilizes our amazing Gone Fishin' Spice blend. It's very herb-centric and citrusy  rather than heavy on stronger spices which really lets the fish shine.

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Guest Blog Post: Think Outside the Box by Venturing Into the Box

by Jennifer Raskin August 19, 2016

Blend in a Box Subscription Club | Wayward Gourmet | Spice Blends | Spice Rubs

New and old home cooks alike can sometimes find themselves stumped for something to make. Standing in front of the pantry or feeling all the cold air from your refrigerator wafting away and into neighboring rooms, you might feel very uninspired no matter how long you peruse the items within.

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Announcement: 4 New Fanny-Kicking Blends, Available Now!

by Pat Martin August 17, 2016

Four New Blends | Wayward Gourmet

Liz and I have been extremely hard at work developing 4 new blends that are now available in our online store. What's best is they're all on sale to celebrate their arrival! 

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Grilling With Coffee? Yeah We Thought it Was Weird Too

by Pat Martin August 10, 2016

Coffee Rubs | Wayward Gourmet

Coffee rubs: Either you've heard of them and love em, or are completely perplexed with the idea of putting coffee on your meat.  Either way, you're right in your assessment.

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Introducing: Wayward Gourmet's Blend in a Box Club

by Pat Martin August 02, 2016

Wayward Gourmet | Blend in a Box Club | Spice Blend Delivery Serivce

Who doesn't love getting cool stuff in the mail? With our Blend in a Box Club, it's going to be like Christmas morning every month for you or that griller/cooker/eater in your life!

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