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I don’t think I ever talked about the savory side of cocktails which is probably because I’ve actually never understood it. Granted, yes, there are your classic chocolate forward cocktails (which some would say is considered “savory”) but I never really got it. 939 more words


Wine Tasting Tips

Have you always wanted to learn how to taste and evaluate wine like a pro? Get started by trying our 5 simple tips below.

1. Look at the wine, especially around the edges. 179 more words

East Houston Wine And Liquor

Why We Learn… Or Should Learn

Why We Learn… Or Should Learn

Easter 21

Someone asked me?  Why spend fifty days on philosophy?  Why so much time on the science or art of wisdom?  1,588 more words

Save your Stalks! Roasted Umami Broccoli Stalk Chips with Peanuts

I recently posted a picture of this recipe to Instagram under #jbfsnacks and already have multiple requests for the recipe. If you also like to cook, make sure to post your own pictures using the same hashtag! 313 more words



I’ve never understood people who say they only eat to live.  As for me, food is my friend.  Just as you would with a close friend, I spend a lot of time with it on my mind.   115 more words


Noodle Soup

The patient insists that she feels well enough to go to school. She’s dressed in coordinating purple hues, combed her hair, and brushed her teeth. She finishes all of her cereal – an uncharacteristic act of dedication to the cause of attendance. 357 more words

Food, Literature, Travel

Ham, Ham, Ham (Lentil, and Split Pea Soup/Stew)

Our local supermarket had an Easter ham promotion thing during March.  If we earned 400 store points then we could choose a free ham or select an upgrade ham at .99$ a pound.   390 more words