Tag: food

Marinating Meat for Barbecue Treats

Marinating meat is a popular and relatively cheap way to spice up any dish.  The technique has been in use for many thousands of years.  It has often been used as a way to preserve as well as tenderise meat in the pre-refrigeration era (most of human history).  This is probably why there is such […]

Organizing a Housewarming Party: What to serve

As soon as you are settled in your new house, the odds are that you will want to display your pride and joy to the world and invite your friends to a housewarming party. Here are a few ideas to help ensure that your housewarming party is a success. Essentials It is usually best to […]

The Allergen 8

For whatever reason (various theories abound), we humans are racking up quite the list of allergens and intolerance in our diet. And I’ve noticed it’s not just humans–have you noticed the rise in allergy issues in your family dog? This has been more on my mind thanks to planning for the Great American Bake Sale, Helper Monkey Style! in […]

Little Pies; Big Tastes

Miniature desserts are all the rage these days, and with good reason. What better way to satisfy a sweet craving with the worry of overindulging? And so when the people at Ulysses Press sent me a copy of  “Mini Pies”,  I was intrigued. Written by Christy Beaver and Morgan Greenseth of Seattle’s Mini Empire Bakery, […]

Kringles – Sweet Treats from the heartland

I know sweets aren’t exactly what one thinks of when it come to food that’s good for you, but quality baked goods in moderation are good for the soul. I grew up in Racine, Wisconsin, a city known for its bakeries, Danish bakeries to be specific. Sticky buns, kolaches, napoleons, breads all are a part […]

Firehouse Pub Restaurant Review

A week ago, a bunch of the Goodyear Interns went to lunch together. Since a bunch of the interns are not from the area, we always to try to plan events to get to know each other. I am in charge of planning the lunches so I decided to pick a place very close to […]

Father’s Day Brunch

On Sunday for Father’s Day, my brother and I decided to make my dad a huge breakfast. Since he is always so busy, we thought it would be a nice treat to have all of his favorite foods and enjoy a nice meal. For this breakfast, we tried to go to the store and get […]

Olive oil and other Italian goodies on line.

As I mentioned in my last post, I love getting food in the mail. These days all it takes is a couple of clicks and in a few days there is a package filled with goodies at your door. I’ve ordered mail food for years but recently I’ve become a regular at several great food […]

My Precious Jack Russell Terrier

At school with me, a have a two year old Jack Russell Terrier. She is a wonderful dog and basically goes everywhere with me except for class and work. Her name is Precious and she is adorable. So basically since she goes everywhere with me, including the sorority house, my friends like to give her […]

Healthy Eating

Nutrition Nugget: To Meat or Not To Meat I spoke at a Wellness gathering this past Friday evening. For the second time this year my presentation was interrupted by a person calling out, “Is this about being vegan?” My reply, “No, it is not.” Just as I was about to resume the discussion, the second […]