If you are visiting NYC and want to maximize your chances of getting into a hot restaurant without reservations, what should you do? Go there for lunch during the week. Here's why: The place probably won't be crowded. Places I've had to wait over an hour to get into for dinner during the week have been completely dead at Friday during lunch. I was one of 10 people at one of my favorites places at 12:30, the middle of the lunch rush. You can chat with the staff without them…
Aging this pear brandy for two months with a toasted oak stick turned the harsh spirit into something completely different. Right now I'm using it as a cocktail mixer. In a few more months it will be a regular sipper.
If you like fresh produce, great deals, and supporting local farmers, you should participate in a CSA. Here I document what I received in 2016 and run a cost comparison. (Hint: It was a bargain.)
During our Whole 30, one of our go-to breakfast options on weekends were bowls of delicious veggies, meat, and eggs. We usually only eat two big meals on weekend days, so this is larger and more filling than a breakfast we'd eat during the week. It fills us up and keeps us going until dinner.
A shrub is a beverage made from fruit, some sort of acid, and a sugar. They were popular in colonial America as a means of preserving fruit without refrigeration. The vinegar breaks down the fruit and the sugar sweetens everything up a bit. The result is a tangy, sweet, complex mixture that is very refreshing when mixed with soda water.
I had an idea a month ago that forever changed the way I make chili. Instead of using that dried chili powder from the grocery store, I decided to buy a bunch of dried chiles and use them to flavor the chili. The results were spectacular.
We successfully finished the Whole 30! Here is how it went, what we learned, and what we plan on doing going forward.
We pushed through some tough days and stayed on the path. We also got creative with our meals this week.
You can make almond butter at home in just 10 minutes and customize the taste to your liking.
If you want to eat healthier, you need to include more vegetables in your diet. Here is how to roast vegetables in under 30 minutes.