Labor Day Weekend

I know what you’re thinking. What should we do for the holiday weekend. I don’t always prepare videos specifically for holidays but I went through some of my archives on Youtube and found a couple that are perfect for this holiday weekend. Beer can chicken is a classic for the grill. I can’t imagine a…

End of Summer

It comes around the time of the first snow fall, or maybe a little before then that we start counting down the days till summer returns. Of course in the hot, humid days we forget how much we longed for the warmth of summer. But even then when we are fighting everything in life to…

Fresh Veggie Ragout and Cannelloni

Cannelloni and manicotti are pasta dishes that bring to mind Italy just upon hearing the words. They are essentially the same dish but with slightly different presentations. By most definitions the manicotti is a stuffed shell, where the pasta has been preformed by an extruder. The cannelloni is a stuffed shell that has been rolled.…

Practice safe beer … nuff said

When I started going through my old posts this week it was to find posts like this one. The original post came out somewhere around a year and a half ago. When I transferred it to WordPress I lost the video links that the post originally contained. This was a sad thing. But it is…

The Beer Prayer…

This post was originally published in 2010. In the process of updating much of my older content I find that some items will be getting facelifts. The Beer Prayer “Our lager, which art in barrels, Hallowed be thy drink. Thy will be drinking, (I will be drinking), at home as it is in the tavern.…

Biodiversity or What the “F” is a Pluot

I am doing some work that I should have done a while ago. When I transferred the blog from Blogger to WordPress, the video posts didn’t transfer how I would like them to and I also kept some posts that really shouldn’t exist in this space anymore. So instead of a video tonight I am…

American Watering Holes

Every now and then I am given oddities that friends and family run across. It wasn’t that long ago that my mother gave me the book The Book of Great American Watering Holes. The edition I have is the first book and covers the Northeast of the United States. The book was written by Michael…