Cast Iron Seared Pork Chops with Apple Butter Pan Sauce

January 26, 2017 1 Comment

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

January 23, 2017 10 Comments

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

January 17, 2017 5 Comments

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

January 04, 2017 2 Comments

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"

November 18, 2016 2 Comments

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!

November 03, 2016 1 Comment

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

October 28, 2016 18 Comments

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

October 27, 2016 2 Comments

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

October 14, 2016 3 Comments

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

September 22, 2016 5 Comments

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!

August 26, 2016 2 Comments

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!

August 23, 2016 5 Comments

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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