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Stumbling Along Tobacco Road

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As a diehard fan of the Green Bay Packers fan living in North Carolina, I pretty much have to go to a sports bar to catch their games so I often find myself plopped down on barstool watching a game.  As we have mentioned in earlier posts, we are big fans of Manchesters on Leesville, which is our usual game watching venue.  We went to Tobacco Road shortly before the actual football season after  we had heard it mentioned that they served duck confit as part of their game day cuisine.  We love our bar food, but to have duck confit as part of a food that normally consists of hot wings and bratwursts seemed like Tobacco Road was trying to take football eats to the next level. Continue reading

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Adventures in Home Cooking: Horseshoe Sandwiches!


I haven’t had a chance to visit my lovely hometown of Springfield, IL in more than a year now, and I have long been craving its famous native dish: the horseshoe.  I had wanted to try making one myself ever since I saw it on Man V. Food and got more than little nostalgic for my hometown and its famous dish.   As mentioned in my earlier post, the Horseshoe sandwich is a dish that is limited almost exclusively to the relatively small city of Springfield.

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