I'm off later this afternoon to visit the magical land of Wisconsin for the weekend. I don't really know what I'm getting into out there, so I'm just going tell you what I think when someone talks about The Badger State. And when you're done with that list, check out our fun foodie-centric links for the weekend.
We all remember Jack Sparrow’s comedic outrage upon finding his precious rum set ablaze by the aristocratic Elizabeth Swann in Pirates of the Caribbean. As a drink, rum can be quite potent and delicious. It can also add an intense flavor dynamic when used in cooking. And when enjoyed in moderation, rum can actually improve your health. Read on...
My dad’s metal detector lets off a high-pitched beep whenever a trace of metal is detected from its sandy grave. Most other tube sock-clad dads wear headphones to keep their metal detecting private, but this isn’t sufficient for my dad. He enjoys disturbing the sun-bathing tourists with the squealing of trace metal particles from beneath the surface. They roll over and stare in my dad’s direction, lowering their sunglasses as if to say, “Wow, this guy’s about to find some valuable treasure!” But usually, the drama ends in my dad raising a small coin in the air, proudly proclaiming his find. “Look, honey!” he’s says. “I found a nickel!”
From providing food for the low-income and homeless residents of Washington, D.C. to helping unemployed adults find work in the culinary industry, D.C. Central Kitchen is making a big difference in the community. Read on to find out more about this great non-profit organization.
The farmer’s market was a success. Amidst the stands of organic honey and natural body creams, my 11-monthy old son handled his stroller time like a champ. Sure, it was a bit hot, but his sweet bucket hat and iced apple juice helped him stay cooler than Sir Ian Mckellen and Alan Rickman in the 80s.