Turkey and Dumplings

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:48 AM ON FRI NOV 24 2017
I have the BEST Thanksgiving leftovers idea for you guys. I’m definitely not against heating up a regular Thanksgivi…

MMM Meets Uber

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   11:47 AM ON THU NOV 23 2017
Happy Thanksgiving!
I saw this article and had to share. Mr. Money Mustache retired in his early 30s and wrote a blog about…

Some Things I’m Loving + Holiday Gift Ideas!

• SPICES IN MY DNA   2:06 PM ON WED NOV 22 2017
I wanted to round up some things I’ve been loving lately, and give you guys some gift ideas! I asked you on Instagra…

Coconut Pumpkin Pie

• BALANCE SALAD   10:22 AM ON WED NOV 22 2017
This is my latest version of the traditional Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. It’s not 100% Paleo, not grain-free, not dairy-free,…

Cranberry Pecan Caramelized Onion Cheeseball

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:46 AM ON WED NOV 22 2017
Who else loves a super easy, retro cheeseball appetizer?! They are SO underrated. I love how simple they are to make, and …

Bull and Goat Brewery

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   9:50 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
MD Brewery Challenge #46
Centreville, MD
We walked into the Bull and Goat Brewery and were greeted with open arms. By the e…

Victoria’s Gastropub

• BALANCE SALAD   8:27 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
This restaurant used to be our go-to spot for special occasions like Valentines Day and birthdays. We have celebrated here …

Creamy Butternut Squash Pumpkin Cashew Soup wi…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:40 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
(Sunshine Nut Co. generously provided me with the cashew product for this post. As always, all opinions are my own! Thank y…

simple steamed fish

• KITCHEN SCRIBBLE   2:03 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
K cooks a perfect steamed fish. It’s a simple process: start by going to the fish counter at the nearest Asian grocer…

The Unmanly Chef goes to Philadelphia…again.

• THE UNMANLY CHEF   12:32 AM ON MON NOV 20 2017
Philadelphia in my book has got to be one of the most underappreciated towns in America. Why? I don’t really know. It…

3rd Wave Pint Night

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   11:39 PM ON SUN NOV 19 2017
Columbia, MD
Frisco Tap House in Columbia gives pint glasses when you order the featured brewer’s beer. Today is 3rd …

Ananda Restaurant in Maple Lawn

• TAKE ON E   11:00 AM ON SUN NOV 19 2017
“I think this is it.” “Really? But there’s no sign.” “Yeah, I know, but look at the map.” I show him my phone…

Let Me Put You to Sleep

• BALANCE SALAD   2:06 PM ON SAT NOV 18 2017
If you’re thinking you’re about to read a blog SO BORING it will send you straight off into dreamland, well, you could be r…

More Saturday Beer Reads

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   11:36 AM ON SAT NOV 18 2017
With all the family and friends all eating and drinking together, I think Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. We should ha…

Mini No-Bake S’mores Sweet Potato Cheesecakes

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:49 AM ON FRI NOV 17 2017
Who else loves eating mini things just because they’re mini and cute? This is one of those things. But it’s al…

Frey’s Brewing

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   5:39 AM ON FRI NOV 17 2017
MD Brewery Challenge #45
Mt. Airy, MD
Adam Frey is a frustrated man. He has not brewed a beer for quite a while. Most of hi…

Turn House in Columbia is making moves this Fall

• THE UNMANLY CHEF   12:48 AM ON FRI NOV 17 2017
*Full disclosure, I was invited by Turn House to a Thanksgiving event to try their latest creations, all thoughts and opini…

Reminder – 2nd Annual Columbia Pub Crawl

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   3:20 PM ON THU NOV 16 2017
Columbia, MD
This is just a reminder about the 2nd Annual Columbia Pub Crawl. Right now, we expect about 25 people.
Weather…

Is Skipping Breakfast Good or Bad?

• BALANCE SALAD   9:22 AM ON THU NOV 16 2017
A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests not just that “skipping” breakfast is b…

Spiced Cranberry Old Fashioned

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:44 AM ON THU NOV 16 2017
I can’t stop with the festive cocktails! They are so freaking fun to make and they make me so happy. These are so de…

Olde Mother

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   5:52 AM ON THU NOV 16 2017
MD Brewery Challenge #44
Frederick, MD
It’s Friday night in Frederick! We’re hanging at #44 with a bunch of loc…

Squash and Leek Gratin with Fig Goat Cheese

• TAKE ON E   9:55 PM ON WED NOV 15 2017
If life has taught me anything, it’s that things don’t typically work out the way you’d planned. Life thr…

Steinhardt Brewing Company

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   2:58 PM ON WED NOV 15 2017
MD Brewery Challenge #43
Frederick, MD
Google Maps says Frederick, but we were actually in Braddock Heights. It’s a s…

Garlic and Herb Cheesy Mascarpone Mashed Potat…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:51 AM ON WED NOV 15 2017
I definitely love plain old mashed potatoes with just some butter and milk, but there is something special about making th…

Market Street Pub

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   9:21 AM ON MON NOV 13 2017
MD Brewery Challenge #42
Denton, Maryland
The other day we discovered Denton, a charming little town with an Irish Pub righ…

Sweet Potato Hummus with Brown Butter Spiced P…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:51 AM ON MON NOV 13 2017
There aren’t many things that make me happier than a big cheeseboard filled with ALL the things. I had so much fun p…

Saturday Beer Reads

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   9:19 AM ON SAT NOV 11 2017
Brrr, it’s cold outside. I think I’m finally ready for winter. I’ve drained and brought in my hoses and s…

Craving Sugar?

• BALANCE SALAD   2:16 PM ON FRI NOV 10 2017
Life is not fair.Just when I think I’ve got things under control, something inevitably changes. Over the summer, I managed …

Pecan Pie Espresso Brownies

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:49 AM ON FRI NOV 10 2017
These brownies are the BEST brownies I’ve ever tasted in my entire life. Bold statement, I know. But I can’t e…

Pomegranate Rosemary Clementine Margaritas

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:43 AM ON THU NOV 9 2017
I have quite the obsession with margaritas, if you haven’t noticed. Especially flavored ones. They are so much fun t…