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Oktoberfest 2011 at the Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Going to Oktoberfest at the Adirondack Pub and Brewery has become somewhat of a tradition since I bought my house. It’s close so we don’t have to drive, is always a fun time and there are usually some unique beers that are not on tap at your local bar. Me, Kelly and Roger (l to… Continue reading Oktoberfest 2011 at the Adirondack Pub & Brewery

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Make-Your-Own Ground Black Pepper

I love pepper, but I’m never buying ground black pepper again. Why? Because I’ve been making it myself, and it comes stronger, fresher and with way more flavor! Plus, it’s so, so easy!! Wow, that paragraph sounded like an infomercial. It’s seriously not, though.  I stumbled on this new pepper practice last Thanksgiving when I… Continue reading Make-Your-Own Ground Black Pepper

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Rosemary Olive Oil Popcorn

When it comes to snacks, I love fresh, air-popped popcorn. It’s healthy, quick, vegan and gluten free. But, when it comes to seasonings on the popcorn, I fret. Many commercially produced seasonings have MSG and other artificial flavors and preservatives in them. It kind of negates the healthiness of air-popped popcorn! As a result, I’ve… Continue reading Rosemary Olive Oil Popcorn

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Fall Foliage in the Adirondacks: Wordless Wednesday

This is only a partial Wordless Wednesday, because I’m going to be mad at myself if I don’t explain this photo a little. Over the weekend I took my aunt for a drive around the southern Adirondacks. We drove down the road my great grandmother used to live on and just had to stop at… Continue reading Fall Foliage in the Adirondacks: Wordless Wednesday