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Gifts for the Beer Lover

Now here’s some Holiday ideas a Real Man can use! CNN’s Eatocracy recently posted a note about new gift guide. Kevin Diedrich is the bar manager at Jasper’s Corner Tap & Kitchen in San Francisco. He offers five good options in the list:

Give the gift that gives all year: Sign them up for a […]

It’s That Time of Year Again: Texas RenFest Date Set…

After mind-altering, tough negotiations that lasted less than 30 seconds we now have set the date for our annual family outing to the Texas Renaissance Festival: We’re going on October 22. It’s a long day, starting before 5 A.M. and ending sometime short of midnight; at least it’s traditionally that. I do the driving […]

Doritos Situation Grave, and (Lust for) Alcohol Makes You Stupid

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

Arch West led the Frito-Lay team that invented the Dorito (first sold in 1964), a snack that’s now sold worldwide with annual sales in the billions of dollars. This brand of chips has had its ups and downs, with sales falling so badly in recent […]

A Salmagundi of Savory Silliness

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

I’ve been storing up odd news bits that (allegedly) involve food. It’s time to share a few of the strange and unbelievable ones:

The convenient Russian myth that beer is a soft drink will end shortly, following the enactment of restrictions signed by President Dmitry Medvedev […]

Who Says Lutherans Don’t Know How to Party? Watch This…

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

Arguably it’s about food; anyway, beer. Somebody had to drink all those bottles down to appropriate levels…

The Peacherine Rag (Lutheran Style)

See What Doz Fun-Luvin’ Luterans Do When Da Beer’s All Gone…

Enjoy the (Alternative Music) Heat!

Entries in this […]

Follies Extra: A Multitude of Uses for Beer (Besides Drinking)

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

While we’re on the subject of beer, have you ever considered all the other uses for the magical brew besides mere consuming? I mean, not that that’s bad, of course. Still, something that can bring such happiness to folks far and wide just might have […]

Important News Concerning Two Essential Food Groups: Beer and Hamburgers

This entry is part of a series, Follies 2011»

Beer and hamburgers go together like apple pie and sharp Cheddar. Like pork and beans. Like Cheech and Chong. (Well, okay; maybe a borderline choice there.) Like bacon and eggs and syrup and pancakes. Like Burns and Allen. You get the picture.

That’s what makes today’s […]

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 […]