Birthing An Abomination

Birthing An Abomination
Birthing An Abomination

And so the true lasting horror of Halloween came to be. Sure, we’ve been told to blame George Renninger, a candymaker at the Wunderlee Candy Company in Philadelphia, for creating the monstrosity that is candy corn in the 1880s, and the Goelitz Confectionery Company who spread the evil to the world in 1898, but now we know the ugly truth.

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Respect The Brew

Respect The Brew

Truly! Respect the brew. There are mornings when it’s the only reason you live to see lunchtime. And, I do mean you, not me – for the generic “you” meaning anyone around me.

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A Perfect Weekend Breakfast

A Perfect Weekend Breakfast

Mmmmm. The perfect weekend breakfast, it comes in many, many forms, but it’s cooked over an open fire. Not much in this world beats making breakfast over the fire in the early hours of the morning while the world is quiet – or, as quiet as it’s likely to get.

And, it’s actually doable for a lot of us – more of us than most of us believe. After all, I live in Brooklyn, NY and I do it. I put a small fire pit/grill in my back court for just this purpose. In fact, when this post goes live, that’s probably where I and what I’m doing.

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Beware Absinthe?

Beware Absinthe And The Green Fairy Within?
Yeah, No. I Don't Think So
Beware Absinthe And The Green Fairy Within?
Yeah, No. I Don’t Think So

Absinthe? Love it! The Green Fairy? I’m surprisingly OK with her coming and taking me away. 😉

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Pizza, The Good & The Not

Pizza, The Good & The Not

Yeah, as longtime resident of NYC, I’m utterly and completely biased towards our pizza. But … I’m saying that Chicago style pizza is bad; I’m just saying that, tasty or not, it’s not pizza. It’s a casserole of some sort. 😛

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