An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
That expression is more than 150 years old and apparently originated in Wales, which once grew more than 200 apple varieties! Sounds like a good marketing scheme to me, especially given the less than savoury reputation the fruit got courtesy of Adam and Eve.
Britain is full of old things. And I don’t mean the House of Lords.
With royalty, stately homes, palaces, battle sites and ancient ruins at every turn, there’s enough to satisfy even the most avid, (and indeed gory) appetite for past glories and disasters.
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Tagged antique hunting, antique shop, antiques, Britain, death mask, Earl of Warwick, England, historic houses, Lord Byron, Lord Leycester Hospital, Oliver Cromwell, pub, pubs, The Dun Cow, Travel, UK, Warwick, Warwick castle, Warwickshire, William J. Casey
Linda Leigh sells worm castings – that’s polite for worm poop! Is there really a demand for this?
There is at Heirloom Farmers Market in Tucson. Continue reading
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Tagged amaranth, Chris Bianco, City of Gastronomy, Creative Cities, desert, desert food, Downtown Kitchen, farm to table, farmers market, fermented tea, Flying V, food, food stamp, forage, foraged food, Heirloom Farmers market, heritage food, Janos Wilder, Ken Harvey, kombucha, malabar spinach, market, market dollars, okahijiki, organic fertilizer, organic food, Pizeeria Bianco, Primo, PY Steakhouse, reach farmer, real racnher, roasted chillies, Ryan Clark, saltwort, sustainability, Tucson, UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Venana Canyon Marriott Starr Pass Resort, worm castings, worms
Mark di Suvero’s unusual sculpture is a perfect reflection of the whimsy and history inside the Flatwater Folk Art Museum in Brownville, NE
Brownville, Nebraska has 10 museums.
Now this might not seem odd, but what makes it odd is that this small hamlet has a population of 142. That’s one museum for every 14 residents!
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Tagged Arbor Day, Billy the Kid, book shop, Booktown, brewery caves, broom maker, Brownville, Carson House, Catfish tournament, dental museum, First Homestead Act, Flatwater Folk Art Museum, George Neubert, Governor Furnas, heritage, history, J. Sterling Morton, John Didier, Lewis and Clark, log cabin, Mark di Suvero, Missouri River, Morton Salt, muiseums, museums, Nebraska, Prohibition, River Inn Resort, Sage Memorial Museum, The Antiquarium, The Spirit of Brownville, Travel, whimsy, Whiskey Run Winery
Mezcal comes with worms, scorpions, in various flavours, simple aged mezcal is a smooth surprise.
Para todo mal, mezcal, y para todo bien, también.” (For all ills, mezcal; and when all is well too)
Most countries have their panacea and their toasting beverage. In Scotland, one drinks Scotch. In Cuba, it’s rum. In Mexico, it’s tequila – or is it?
In the Southern state of Oaxaca, it’s
mezcal. Continue reading
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Tagged agave, Huatulco, La Reliquia, Matatlan, mescal, Mexico, Mezcal, scorpion mezcal, worm in mezcal