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Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

Best Charcuterie & Cheese in Austin

I consider myself a charcuterie and cheese enthusiast! I am far from being an expert; however, I have indulged in more than my fair share of each, hundreds of varieties across the globe. Welcome to my list of Charcuterie & Cheese: Austin’s Best!I have complied a list of suggested places to enjoy charcuterie and cheese in and around Austin (including your own home), with varied geographical locations, restaurant styles, and budgets in mind (no particular order). By no means is it an exhaustive list!

How to Infuse Vodka

How to Infuse Vodka

It’s always cocktail time somewhere, especially during the holidays. Impress your guests by serving cocktails with infused vodka that you made yourself. Even better, send a bottle home with them! Aren’t homemade gifts the best? 🙂 Below are some simple steps on how to infuse 

Spicy Candied Bacon

Spicy Candied Bacon

Who doesn’t love bacon?! Bacon is GREAT, but Spicy Candied Bacon is even better. If you can manage not to munch it all up before ir even cools, crispy strips in a cellophane bag tied with a pretty ribbon would make an AWESOME GIFT for 

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Wine Braised Oxtails – Italian Inspired

Some people are intimidated by oxtails. Whether they don’t know what they are and/or have no idea how to eat/prepare them, people who have never indulged are missing out IMHO. [Wiki: Oxtail is the culinary name for the tail of cattle. Formerly, it referred only 

Hand Mixer Ube Ice Cream

Hand Mixer Ube Ice Cream

Oh what a summer! A true scorcher, in Central Texas and around the globe. Ice cream is always a good choice, right? 😉 This Hand Mixer Ube Ice Cream is a game changer. Just a few ingredients, a short amount of time, and it’s time