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Tomorrow is Arthur’s Day; Be Sure to Hoist One…

Nobody really knows Arthur Guinness’ birthday. He was born in a time when records were sketchy, and to common folk who may not have had anyone who could write available. He still grew up to be a “mover and shaker” in Ireland, and then on the larger world stage, by turning a bequest of £100 […]

Florida, Day 4: Harry Potter, Archaeology Gone Bad and Seuss Madness

All I wanted to do was sleep, just a wee bit more. Another forty winks; is that too much to ask? But for the first time in our decades of marriage PJ was up Very Early and bouncing off the walls to get going. Harry Potter beckoned, and she couldn’t wait a moment longer. […]

Fish 4 Friday: Ale Marinated, Bacon Wrapped Scallops

This entry is part of a series, F4F 2011»

The beerfest continues with today’s tasty offering. The world’s other perfect food, bacon, makes a cameo appearance as well…

Scalloping season begins this weekend in Florida, which is a week earlier than traditionally seen. (Commercial Atlantic scalloping in the Northeast is a year-round affair.) Their season […]

Brew Blues: Guinness in Brew-haha With Grain Growers

Brewed adult beverages pair nicely with zesty-hot foods. What better than an ale, porter or beer to soothe the tongue and palate before digging in again?

One of my favorites is Guinness porter. It’s also one of the oldest commercial brews available; next year they celebrate their 250th year at the St. James Gate Brewery in […]