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Monday, August 24th, 2015 The Craft Beer Reputation. by Guest Blogger Shannon Jones
Shannon Maria Jones and business Partner Ian Boston McCafferty are The Beer Mistress and The Dashing Rogue.  They specialize in homemade, custom catered beer dinners.  Visit them here. _____ The Craft Beer Reputation When telling someone that you’re into craft beer, they seem to react in one of two ways.  Either they are ... MORE
Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 Are Buffalo Dairies the Next American Agricultural Phenomenon? (via The Splendid Table)
If you've ever eaten Buffalo Mozzarella (Mozzarella di Bufala) you know how deeply complex, creamy, and sweet it is compared to is bovine-derived cousin.  You may not know, though, that there are very few American buffalo dairies, hence most of the buffalo products we eat here are imported from Italy. ... MORE
Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 5 Tips for Office Holiday Party Planning (via Punchbowl.com)
Office holiday parties can be a drag.  So to east the burden of throwing a corporate shindig, the folks at Punchbowl.com serve up five helpful tips for putting together a memorable event. Jerry's tip #6: Have all the guests write down a factoid about themselves to use as an ice-breaker.   ____ Every year ... MORE
Friday, August 21st, 2015 An Absurdly Complete Guide to Understanding Whiskey (via Eater.com)
The folks over at Eater.com have put together a comprehensive guide to Whiskey.  Who knew that things like barrel location in a warehouse could so drastically affect the aging process. Also, find out what "staves" are and why they're crucial to developing the deep and complex flavor of whiskey. _____ Everything anyone could ... MORE
Thursday, August 20th, 2015 Recipe: Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips (Via Tasty Yummies.com)
Kale's popularity has soared over the past half decade.  Health-conscious eaters and home cooks alike have embraced the versatility of this vitamin-packed member of the cabbage family.  High in vitamins A and K and beta carotene, kale has appeared in recipes for smoothies, salads, and sides. One of our favorite preparations for ... MORE
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 Toum, The Condiment You Didn’t Know You Were Missing (via The Washington Post)
Garlic lovers take note: There's a pungent, garlic-based condiment that you've probably never heard of.  It's versatile, easy to prepare, and stays fresh in your fridge for close to a month.  We've heard that once you start using it you'll put it on everything.  It's called Toum. This week, The Washington Post ... MORE

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