Getting Experimental with Devo Olive Oil

Devo Olive Oil 9 piece sampler

One of the things that just about any chef worth their salt has in their cabinet is good quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and a quality balsamic vinegar.  Devo Olive Oil takes their selections beyond the basics.  With more than 20 flavors each of EVOO and Balsamic Vinegars, there’s bound to be something for […]

Speidel Watches are an American Made Classic

Speidel Aviator Watch

When I was a kid, I watched a lot of TV.  I mean, a LOT of television.  Basically, that was all I did besides go swimming.  My favorite TV shows were the daytime game shows like Press Your Luck and Let’s Make a Deal.  One of the brands that I remember being featured regularly was […]

History + Kitsch = The Route 66 Encyclopedia

The Route 66 Encyclopedia

  I love to travel, and driving vacations are some of the best.  Route 66, which runs from Chicago, Il west to Los Angeles, CA is a great way to see remnants of a bygone era.  The Route 66 (The Main Street of America), though, is still traveled by thousands every year.    In the […]

The Great Meat Cookbook Giveaway

The Great Meat Cookbook by Bruce Aidells

The Great Meat Cookbook is an amazing cookbook.  Jam-packed full of fabulous recipes, knowledge about different types of meat, and so much more.  The recipes have amazing mouth watering photos. too.  Read my full review here. And check out a  recipe from the book here.  Would you like to win a copy for yourself?  Do […]

The Great Meat Cookbook – Perfect for Carnivores

The Great Meat Cookbook by Bruce Aidells

Certain people are so difficult to buy gifts for.  Especially men.  I’ve found that most men like to cook, or at least grill.  The Great Meat Cookbook by Bruce Aidells is a fantastic item for those fellas.  The cover of the book states “Everything you need to know to buy and cook today’s meat” and […]

Dearie: An Interview with Bob Spitz

Dearie The remarkable life of Julia Child Interview

  A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to interview several authors in conjunction with the Miami Book Fair.  The first in the series is Bob Spitz.  Bob Spitz is a renowned biographer, working with everyone from rock stars to presidents.  His most recent book is Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child.  Q: […]