30
Jun

The Act of Independence

In a few short days many of us in the US will be celebrating the 239th anniversary of the founding of The United States of America. Many simply refer to the day as the Fourth of July but I opt for Independence Day. Every month in every year has a fourth but there was... read more
24
Jun

The Joys of the Apéritif

For some, the apéritif never left but far too many simply leap for the full-octane drink right out of the blocks. I invite you to slow down and savor life with a refreshing and contemplative apéritif – then you can go wild. In simple terms an apéritif is a beverage... read more
24
Jun

Grilled Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a classic Southern French dish, originally hailing from Nice and Provence, of stewed vegetables with herbs. It is a great side dish or a super crepe filling, in pasta, or it can be served on its own with rice. The basic concept is an easy one marrying a... read more
17
Jun

Something for Dad

Father’s Day is nearly here, don’t forget dad. Skip the silk ties, the novelty gifts, or sausage of the month club (wait – that sausage gift sounds pretty good) and get dad what he really wants. You don’t know what dad wants? Fair enough. Dad can be tricky to shop for... read more
16
Jun

A Shandy in Summertime

Summer is here allowing all of us who live in a four season climate to enjoy the things that only summer can bring. For me – bring on the shandy (or radler if you prefer) perhaps the greatest beer cocktail. Like so many drinks the origins of the shandy are fuzzy and... read more

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