48 Hours in Reykjavik

48 Hours in Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik.

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Bartender’s Guide, 1948

Vintage Craft Cocktail Guide written by the inventor of the Mai Tai! Perfect gift for the amateur mixologist. This book is available for purchase.

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Mexico City

Photos from our most recent visit to Mexico City.

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EVERYTHING NOW

How did this happen?  It’s already the end of February and I’ve neglected the blog, AGAIN!  Once I went ten months without posting, I am embarrassed at the amount of content on here after having the site for over TWO whole years.   2018 I’m going to ramp up my posts with awesome photos and […]

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Carnitas

Easy carnitas recipe, lots of room to improvise.  We used pork butt we brought home from a butchery class and made double this amount.  Be sure to cut off excess fat or remove large sections after roasting. Ingredients 4 pound boneless pork butt cut into cubes 1 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 tsp pepper 1 1/2 […]

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Salted Honey Pie

This is an awesome early spring dessert and uses 3/4 cup honey, you can use store bought but I highly recommend going to your local honey purveyors and finding out what sort of variety is available in your area. For example, a buckwheat honey is dark brown in color, thick in consistency and tastes similar […]

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Maple Brined Pork

  Brining is a great way to tenderize lean meats.  Not necessary but results in a juicier protein.  Here is an easy recipe for a brine solution, maple syrup doubles as a great glaze ingredient when your roast is close to completion.

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