Weed and balls….

My balls hurt! Like when I was a kid playing little League baseball you’d sometimes get hit in the family jewels by a line drive and even though you wore a jockstrap with a cup, IT FUCKING HURT!! I was diagnosed with epiditimitis which is swollen balls! They put me on a Dilaudid drip and… Continue reading Weed and balls….

New focus on food, weed, BBQ, beer….

I haven’t posted anything here in months! My wife was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in May. Her attitude is fantastic! She had a lumpectomy performed in mid July, her surgeon said she got it all!! So, she’s on her last week of radiation, no chemotherapy required! Already back at work! In dealing with… Continue reading New focus on food, weed, BBQ, beer….

Farro is driving the ancient grain thang….

In the last year, U.S. sales of products labeled as “made with ancient grains” have grown by 35% to reach more than $209 million, according to SPINS1 (Schaumburg, IL). And while quinoa may still be the most ubiquitous, much of the growth is driven by up-and-coming ancient grains, such as farro. SPINS data indicate sales… Continue reading Farro is driving the ancient grain thang….

Can large corporate urban farms grow “local” produce??

Story by Sarah Shemkus at Civil Eats Under the glass-and-metal canopy of a sprawling greenhouse in Yardley, Pennsylvania, BrightFarms is growing salad greens. A lot of salad greens. Arugula and herbs and the occasional tomato–about 360,000 pounds per year–sprout up in white hydroponic trays. When the plants are ready, they are harvested, packed, and driven… Continue reading Can large corporate urban farms grow “local” produce??

The countries with the most craft breweries….

Over the past couple of years, the craft beer revolution has gained serious momentum, especially in the United States. Back in 2008, there were 1,500 US craft breweries and this figure grew to 3,400 in 2014, according to the Brewers Association. A report from Alltech has now revealed that there are 4,483 craft breweries operating… Continue reading The countries with the most craft breweries….

Holiday Punch! Football, festive, fruity, fun!

Punches are the perfect communal beverage—successfully able to balance bitter, sour, and sweet flavor profiles and instantly enhance the aura of festivity. At Evelyn Drinkery, deep in New York’s East Village, one of the summer libations that partner Christian Sanders served to parched locals was the Portobello Road Street Party Punch, created by the brand’s… Continue reading Holiday Punch! Football, festive, fruity, fun!

FDA Approves GE-Salmon for Sale to Public….

Just a few hours ago, the FDA declared that GE-salmon is as safe to eat as non-GE salmon and has given its approval for it to be sold to consumers. Despite the fact that: – Over 400,000 comments were submitted demanding that genetically-engineered salmon be rejected. – More than 300 environmental, consumer, health and animal welfare organizations,… Continue reading FDA Approves GE-Salmon for Sale to Public….