Favorite Beers

My top 10 personal favorites:1. Hoegaarden Original White Ale (Belgium)2. Erdinger Weibier Kristallklar (Germany)3. Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale (Ireland)4. Sapporo Draft (Japan)5. Sternen Weizentrumpf (Switzerland)6. Asahi Super Dry (Japan)7. Qingdao Tsingtao Premium (China)8. Heineken Lager Beer (Netherlands)9. Tiger Lager Beer (Singapore)10. San Miguel Dark Lager…

Fish Recipes Fish Tacos Easy Fish Dishes Healthy Fast Meals

Fish Tacos when I first heard of fish tacos I thought my friend was crazy.  Fish with salsa and sour cream sounded absolutely disgusting and I had no desire to even walk into a restaurant that had fish tacos on the menu. Thank god my…

Eggs the Perfect Diet Food

Once shunned by consumers concerned about their health, the egg has been redeemed by recent research that shows the benefits of eating eggs far outweigh any negative effects. According to an article at purehealthmd.com, eggs have been given a bum rap, but actually are one…

Delicious Side Dishes

Here is a great side dish with potatoes, pesto, and sun-dried tomatoes. Below this recipe is a recipe for homemade pesto. This is cooked in a slow cooker (crock pot) and serves approx 4-6. 3 Tbls olive oil1 medium-size yellow onion, minced2 garlic cloves, minced1/3…

Classic Pot Roast Recipe

Everyone should have a few classic, comfort food recipes in their arsenal. Classic Pot Roast with the traditional trimmings should be close to the top of the list. If the phrase Pot Roast brought to mind a picture of almost black, curling, tough meats, then…

Can you tell me how to Make the Perfect Yorkshire Pudding

I may be a Lancashire Lass but I still make a good Yorkshire pudding, if I say so myself! Yorkshire Pudding, as the name indicates, were created in Yorkshire, England. They were originally cooked under a spit were the meat cooked in the ‘dripping’ (…

Beer Reviews Rogue Chocolate Stout

If you’re accustomed to drinking only American light lagers, then the following beer may be a bit of a challenge to you. Why? Chances are you think of beer as a drink you can readily enjoy while mowing the lawn or watching a baseball game…

Best way to Share a Restaurant Bill with others

Dining out with others, especially a larger group, can result in some uncertainty about how to divide the bill at the end of the meal.  There are two simple ways to share a restaurant bill with others.  Both require having an understanding upfront about the…

Beer Reviews old Tom Barleywine

Remember how I told you I brought home some beers from Yorkshire? Yes? No? Does it matter? Well, I did. And one of these beers was Old Tom. Old Tom is brewed by Robinsons, of Stockport in Cheshire. Dating back to 1838, they remain a…

5 Reasons for not Tipping in a Restaurant

When dining out a tip of 15 – 20% of the total bill to the waiter or waitress is customary; a generous way of showing appreciation for good service. Many patrons have worked as a waiter or waitress themselves sometime in their distant past and…