The first time I had okra was just west of Tulsa on a family road trip. Driving through Oklahoma is like chasing the metaphorical carrot on a stick—you keep going, going and going without ever getting anywhere. That made the gas station/roadside stand we stopped at like a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. In fact, it was better than gold, because I was about to have golden-fried okra for the first time.
Okay, so maybe the holiday season still has summer beat, but with a seemingly endless stream of weddings, an abundance of house warming parties and BBQ’s round the clock, summer is a peak time for gift giving. And what's the catch all solution to please everyone? Coffee and tea gifts of course!
Happy weekend everyone! I don’t know about you, but after a couple of action-packed weekends full of fireworks, cookouts and campfires, I’m looking forward to taking it easy over the next few days. But hey, who am I kidding—I’ll probably fire up the grill at some point to cook a burger and some veggies. BBQ season only comes once a year, and I plan on taking full advantage of it. How about you? As usual, here are some fun links from around the web...
Crafty cocktails and mindful mixology go hand-in-hand when it comes to the hot bar trends of today. People can’t get enough! And what’s not to love—picture pretty, personalized drinks served with flair from a mixologist who shakes like he’s got a package on Christmas morning. Fire up that flamboyance on nights spent in with the help of this professional 6-piece bar set from American Metalcraft. The ideal set for the at-home entertainer and limitation lover, this set comes complete with all the tools necessary for swanky bartending right at home.