DC Brau at Frisco

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   8:00 AM ON FRI MAR 24 2017
The Pint Night crew stopped by the Frisco Tap House for our weekly fix of ale, pub food, and conversation. The featured br…

Something to Chew on…

• TAKE ON E   8:00 AM ON FRI MAR 24 2017
There is no known navy-blue food. If there is a navy-blue food in the refrigerator, it signifies death. — Erma Bombeck

Zucchini Noodle Carbonara

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:44 AM ON FRI MAR 24 2017
I don’t often make real deal carbonara. But when I do, it’s such a treat. But sometimes, you just wanna have a…

Push Tour

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   8:00 AM ON THU MAR 23 2017
MD Brewery Tour #14
I realized that an unexplored brewery was right under my nose. I pass Push American Brewery Company alm…

Declutter the Kitchen

• BALANCE SALAD   2:34 PM ON WED MAR 22 2017
Yes, this is another spring cleaning post! This time, I’m turning my attention to the home. And the kitchen, in particular….

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

• TAKE ON E   8:00 AM ON WED MAR 22 2017
I try not to bake on Fridays or Saturdays. Why? Because if I bake Sunday – Thursday, Joe can take the leftovers with him …

Pick a Beer

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   8:00 AM ON WED MAR 22 2017
Frisco Tap House
Eric, a wandering mug clubber was back in town, so we had an impromptu reunion at Frisco Tap House. 
All …

Thai Veggie Chickpea Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:48 AM ON WED MAR 22 2017
I’m SO into everything sweet potato lately. And plant-based meals. I had been eating a lot of meat for awhile, mostl…

Cleansing the Mind

• BALANCE SALAD   2:50 PM ON TUE MAR 21 2017
Spring is the season of renewal: the time for birth and rebirth, for welcoming the warming of the earth, for new growth and…

Mid-Atlantic Seafood on Route 40

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   12:53 PM ON TUE MAR 21 2017
Kogiyaki/Bean & Burgundy permanently closed a couple of weeks ago. A new sign popped us this weekend, Mid-Atlantic Seaf…

MD HB1283

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   7:39 AM ON TUE MAR 21 2017
HB1283
Just a quick post. During our tour of Push American Brewing Company (more about that in a future post), Brewer Ryan …

Bond Ride-Along2

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   12:20 PM ON MON MAR 20 2017
Continued from Bond Ride-Along
This is part 2 of a day in the life of Steven Wilson, a craft beer representative for Bond D…

St. Paddy’s at 2nd Chance

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   12:04 PM ON MON MAR 20 2017
Friends Marc and Cathy invited us to our local watering hole, the Second Chance Saloon, to see their neighbor perform. Bru…

The Great British Baking Show Drinking Game

• TAKE ON E   8:00 AM ON MON MAR 20 2017
A few minutes ago, I hugged Joe, and when he came away from our embrace, he was covered in flour. Bread flour, mind you (hi…

Clean Up Your Diet

• BALANCE SALAD   7:40 AM ON MON MAR 20 2017
If you google “eat clean” you will find all sorts of “experts” explaining why you should avoid practically everything. Dair…

Mexican Street Corn Chilaquiles

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:48 AM ON MON MAR 20 2017
Chilaquiles have to be in my top five favorite brunch foods. Actually, make that top five favorite foods EVER. If you&#821…

Red Pepper Pesto Sauce

• THE UNMANLY CHEF   12:03 AM ON MON MAR 20 2017
SPRING IS UPON US! Today’s the first day of Spring, so Aid-e-shomaha-mobarak! Happy Nowruz to everyone. If you’…

Bond Ride-Along

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   2:20 PM ON SUN MAR 19 2017
HoCo Beer Distribution
Have you ever wondered how beer magically appears in bars and liquor stores? Well, the secret sauce …

12, No 6, No, 5 Layer Cake

• MY SOUP FOR YOU   6:42 PM ON SAT MAR 18 2017
It was not a joyous week. Work was beyond difficult. I can only hope next week is better. Thankfully, Friday ended on an up…

Clean Up Your Workout

• BALANCE SALAD   9:33 AM ON SAT MAR 18 2017
Over the next month or so, I will be posting on the theme of spring cleaning. This will include cleaning up your home, your…

BJ’s Brewhouse

• WARREN’S BEER ADVENTURES   1:19 PM ON FRI MAR 17 2017
A new Columbia, Maryland watering hole.
I convinced the pint night crew to try Columbia’s new BJ’s Restaurant a…

Something to Chew on…

• TAKE ON E   8:00 AM ON FRI MAR 17 2017
I’m Irish, so I’m used to odd stews. I can take it. Just throw a lot of carrots and onions in there and I&…

Smoked Salmon Crispy Smashed Potato Bites with…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:50 AM ON FRI MAR 17 2017
Happy St. Patty’s Day! I have the last Irish-y themed recipe of the week for you today. It started off with the most…

Spring Cleaning: Body, Mind and Spirit

• BALANCE SALAD   11:41 AM ON WED MAR 15 2017
Spring is a great time to usher in something new: a new season, new energy, new ideas, new hopes and dreams. However, if yo…

Whole Wheat Pea and Mushroom Ravioli

• TAKE ON E   8:00 AM ON WED MAR 15 2017
The first time I made pasta, it seemed too easy. The flour and eggs combined smoothly to make a uniform, creamy yellow canv…

Irish Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Crispy Pance…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:45 AM ON WED MAR 15 2017
Mac and cheese is seriously the ultimate comfort food. Especially when it involves more than one cheese and CRISPY PANCETT…

Heeled Timberland Boots with a Forest Green To…

•    2:27 PM ON TUE MAR 14 2017
You’ve never seen booties so fashionable! The practicality of Timberlands with all the sass of heels. Plus a green to…

My Tips for Sustaining Energy Throughout the D…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:43 AM ON TUE MAR 14 2017
Today I’m sharing something a little different. I feel like this is such an important topic, and so many people have…

Finally, a good place in Columbia for Milk Tea…

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   11:57 PM ON MON MAR 13 2017
The only place I've found Milk tea in Columbia has been the mall and Ichiban Cafe, and they are both meh. Decided to tr…

ShopHouse closes on Friday – any word?

• HOWARD COUNTY FOOD & RESTAURANTS   9:33 PM ON MON MAR 13 2017
An employee told me today that there's a good chance the restaurant will reopen under new ownership. Anyone know anythi…