Category Food & Drink

Off The Grid Is Now On The Map In Mountain View!

Last Friday, my husband and I were trying to decide what we wanted to do for dinner.  My husband wanted Indian, I wanted grilled cheese, and the boys wanted frozen yogurt.  This conversation was going nowhere fast until my husband perked up and told me that he had seen a whole bunch of food trucks parked just a few blocks away at The Computer History Museum.  It’s within walking distance

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The S’more: A Fireside Classic, Re-born

You know that smell that officially means its sweet summertime? Ahh…you know what I’m talking about; that smoky, story-filled aroma that wafts along dirt roads and quiet lakes. It’s the one that brings back nostalgic memories of growing up at the cottage and hearing your first ghost story. Oh yeah, it’s the campfire. And what better way to ring in the best pastime of the summer, than to welcome it

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Bobby and Jamie Deen Are Filming a New Food Network Show; ‘Southern Fried Road Trip’!

If you’re into food, you’re probably familiar with the Food Network and the shows it features such as Chopped, Cutthroat Kitchen, and Pioneer Woman.  There’s never a surfeit of great shows, and they’d be just fine leaving the line-up as-is. Lucky for us, they’ll do no such thing!  Bobby and Jamie Deen (the sons of the oft-vilified Paula Deen) are quietly filming a new series that they’ll talk about/not talk

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What A Pickle!

When I was young, we would go to my grandparent’s house for the Holidays. There, we would be treated to some of the best dinners ever, especially Thanksgiving! I got to spend a lot of time with my grandfather while he puttered around in the kitchen, and he was always snacking. On pickled pigs feet. My skinny German grandfather loved all things pickled – pickled pigs feet, pickled eggs, and corned

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Don’t throw; Regrow!

A new season means it’s time for a new hobby, and I’ve got the perfect one for you! All it requires is the leftover vegetables you were about to throw out. No, we are not learning how to use a compost bin. In fact, we’re doing something that is even better for our scraps. We’re going to regrow them! This is easier than it sounds. Once you’ve got your seeds

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