So the other day my buddy Matt Brenneman posted on facebook “You know what is a really funny word, to me? Rutabagas! Rutabagas! Aahahahaha! Good morning!” That amused me greatly and I also thought “hey, that’s a winter root vegetable”, so I present you, the rutabaga. Rutabaga is a root vegetable that is also known […]
Archives for December 2014
With the holidays coming, cookies are an incredibly popular dessert item to be baking. These delicious cookies are only four-ingredients, take less than 20 minutes to make 2 dozen and would make a terrific gift for friends and family alike. Happy Holidays!!!
SUGAR!!! Sugar makes the world spin, well not really, but it certainly has become quite an addiction to most people. It is really astounding how much sugar is in every day things we consume. Now natural foods, such as strawberries and apples indeed have sugar, but those are natural sugars called fructose and quite frankly […]
A delicious addition to any cookie platter, especially for the holidays!
Well, it would appear that the infographic I shared about how to make perfect coffee was pretty popular, so I thought I’d continue the coffee talk and maybe share some info that is less about making the coffee and more about the finance of coffee. There is so much information below, especially the parts basically […]
Pomelo is a large citrus fruit that is grown in areas of Southeast Asia, on islands in the South Pacific, Australia and the southern United States; it’s the parent fruit to many fruit hybrids including grapefruit and tangelo. Pomelo is also known as pummelo, pommelo, jabong, lusho and shaddock depending on region. Pomelo’s can get […]
So anyone who knows me, knows that I can’t stand coffee. I have tried so many variations of coffee, even tried coffee where someone might say “oh, it doesn’t taste like coffee at all”… yeah, you lied, it tastes like coffee. However, I love the smell of coffee! When I was a kid and stayed […]
Farmers Markets, oh how I enjoy going to a farmers market. Approaching the average farmers market is always wonderful because you can smell all the fresh produce, some of which still has that slight aroma of mud and dirt on it. The tables of fresh cut flowers, fresh honey sticks, creamy butters, dried meats, hand […]
Blood oranges are just like regular oranges, but bloodier! Not really, they are just a more deep scarlet color of flesh rather than the traditional orange color. It’s almost as if an orange and a pomegranate made an offspring, and that child was the blood orange. The blood orange is typically smaller than a regular orange, […]
Not too long ago, I was talking to my dear friend Jacque and we decided that it had been much too long since we last saw one another. Seeing as we live so far apart, we decided to find a midway spot and she suggested Red Cow in Minneapolis. I had never heard of this […]