Wooden Garden Bench

Wooden Garden Bench
Wooden Garden Bench I’m the first to admit that sometimes my DIY projects come out like crap. Actually I’m the second to admit it. My wife has been known to tell me that my work looks like a monkey got a hold of a hammer. Fortunately, the garden bench restore was not one of those ...

Garden Update

Garden Update
Garden Update Here’s what’s going on in my garden this summer. Despite temperatures in the upper 90ies for what seems like months (I think it’s only been about 2 weeks though) my vegetable garden is looking pretty good. Weeds – First off, I would like to talk about weeds. The past few years, the weeds ...

What is Tequila Reposado?

What is Tequila Reposado?
What is Tequila Reposado? If you put the word Reposado into a translator, you’ll get the result restful. So why would people want restful tequila? Looking back on some parties where I drank a lot of tequila, they were anything but restful. No, with tequila reposado, the restful part comes from letting the tequila rest ...

Cocktail Muddler

Cocktail Muddler
Cocktail Muddler I recently had a birthday and I was very happy to unwrap my gift from my family and find that they got me a cocktail muddler. Hey, times are tough and not everyone gets a new iPad or a vacation for their birthday and besides I’m very happy with it. Since I’m really ...

Blog Update

You know, in a former life I used to be a decent blogger. Looking at this neglected blog you would never be able to tell but it’s actually true. I started a couple of food related websites in the early 2000s for fun and then got into blogging around 2005 or so. I created a ...

Gluten Free Vegan Cupcakes

Gluten Free Vegan Cupcakes
Gluten Free Vegan Cupcakes I like trying new things and that definitely includes food. When my wife was asked to bring dessert to a baby shower recently, I jumped at the chance to help out. Hey, I’m a guy who likes to do woodworking projects and I also bake cupcakes, deal with it. But these ...