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Food Truck Schedule
Date: August 18, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Food Truck: New Hickory Food Truck
About: New Hickory’s chef, Jeffrey Chambless Rhodes, is a Tennessee native trained and practiced in the culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu in Portland, The Plumed Horse
Rare Arturo Fuente 2016 Holiday Cigar Collection – Going Fast!
Woody’s Smokes & Brews just received limited quantities of the highly sought after Arturo Fuente cigars that are released once per year. If you’re an aficionado dedicated to smoking and collecting
Way back in my restaurant days, I probably prepared 10 of these a night, table side. However, most restaurants substitute filet mignon for venison (and so can you), but ’tis the season (archery season, that is), here’s a simple yet
The Great Debate….. Pairing Cigars and Spirits
It’s an age-old debate. Do I pair my fine cigar with scotch, bourbon, beer or wine? Even the most seasoned cigar smokers and spirit connoisseurs can sometimes find themselves at a loss when pairing
Lighting Your Cigar
When you have visited Woody’s Smokes & Brews, you may have noticed that we often keep some cedar strips by our register. Also called a cedar spill, these are used to light cigars. A spill imparts a nice little
This is one of my favorite ways to prepare fresh Salmon, bar none! Loaded with complex and complimentary flavors yet doesn’t overwhelm the fish – especially wild-caught Salmon. I usually serve this over aromatic rice and simply sautéed veggies. It
Can I store my flavored cigars in the same humidor as my non-flavored cigars?
You can, however it is not recommended. The aroma of the flavored cigars will dominate the humidor and you will begin tasting it in your non-flavored cigars.
I can whip this dish up and feast on it for days! In the past, I have made this for family dinners and more intimate suppers for two – it’s always been a hit!
Wine Pairing: This dish lends itself to wines
In our last installment we learned some helpful cigar vocabulary beginning with the letters S–U. This week we continue with V–Z:
V CUTTER – Also known as a wedge cutter or a cat’s eye cutter, this has a v-shaped blade that gauges an opening
Fennel, Saffron & Pepper Seafood Stew
This Spanish inspired dish is chock full of savory-ness! Just a whiff sends me back to warm spring days sitting outside in a waterfront cafe sipping the local rosé, wishing everyday could be as blissful.