Today’s Memorial Day in the US and while many of us are enjoying an extra day out of the office or getting our summer parties kicked off at a nice pitch, it’s easy to forget that we have a couple of wars going on right now — which means a lot of soldiers away from home.
The calendar reads ‘May’ and, for all intents and purposes, summer is on the horizon — but here in Seattle, rainy spring weather is not yet ready to give up the good fight. If you’re lucky enough to live an area that is ready to rock the BBQ, then this recipe is right up your alley. Gail and co. devised this for their own home cooking and we think you’ll enjoy it, too.
This infographic from awhile back laid out the different caloric intake of foods and drinks and the required energy output to balance their input, but we recently ran across this blog entry over at World of Mysteries that evaluated and named what they think are the 20 most harmful drinks in the US. Comparing each drink’s sugar content to another not-so-healthy food, they list several drinks that you’d expect to find on there — and painfully outline some coffee drinks as well.
The most used component of any non-superautomatic espresso machine is the portafilter — it gets poked, prodded, pounded, grabbed, tweaked and occasionally tossed a little too far. We know that it’s nothing personal, and no reflection on your sentiment toward your machine, but these little suckers do bear the brunt of the espresso extraction process.