Tag Archive: Cast Iron Gourmet

Cast Iron Gourmet’s Bacon Bourbon Breakfast Cocktail Recipe

When I stopped by Cast Iron Gourmet‘s booth at Artisanal LA’s spring show, I saw that owner Rashida Purifoy was selling jars of bacon fat. “But why?” I asked her. Why? Apparently her bacon fat is awesome. Thanks to her gourmet bacon, her customers were asking for her leftover bacon fat. Yup. They wanted to…

Artisanal LA Spring Show 2011: Liquor Cakes, Peep Pies, Cracker Brittle

This weekend is Artisanal LA Spring Show 2011 and thanks to an invite to the sneak preview last night I was able to run around from vendor to vendor without having to muscle my way through crowds or fight for samples. It was glorious. The event is spread out in a space at Santa Monica…

National Pig Day With Cast Iron Gourmet: Bacon Poutine, McPig Sandwich & Happy Hour

Pork, Frysmith fries and beer. Loosen your belt or wear your fat pants to this National Pig Day celebration with Cast Iron Gourmet and Frysmith at The Black Boar in Eagle Rock. Cast Iron Gourmet chef/owner Rashida Purifoy, whom I first met at Artisanal LA where I fell in love with her Couch Mix, gave…

A Few of My Favorite Things From Unique LA & Artisanal LA

This weekend was a double whammy of shopping events with Artisanal LA and Unique LA and even though I was supposed to be shopping for others there, I couldn’t help but covet a bunch of stuff for myself. Here are just a few of my favorite discoveries. And even though you may have missed the…