Banana Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Banana old fashioned cocktail recipe

The Banana Old Fashioned cocktail is a sleeper of a beverage. I’ve made this for several friends now, who’ve turned up noses at the banana and ended up asking for more. A beautiful old-fashioned variation, this is one worthy of printing out and keeping on deck. This particular banana old-fashioned is really easy to make. …

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Chris Glab: Texture is Everything – Spark Chasers Episode #1

Texture is everything with chris glab - spark chasers episode #1

In this episode of Spark Chasers, Michael Kahn engages in a fascinating conversation with Chris Glab, the innovative mind behind Wildbrine and the Chief Innovation Officer at Bubbies Fine Foods and Fermented Food Holdings. Recorded at the bustling Natural Products Expo West, this dialogue delves into the intricate world of fermentation and food cultures, showcasing …

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Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park

Badwater basin in death valley national park

Badwater Basin, nestled in the heart of Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, California, holds the title as the lowest point in both North America and the United States, plunging 282 feet below sea level. Remarkably, it lies a mere 84.6 miles from Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous United States, showcasing …

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Kayaking Death Valley National Park

Kayaking death valley national park

I spent a few days kayaking Death Valley National Park and lived to tell the tale. Whether you want to kayak, canoe, or paddleboard, this is a proper guide full of tips gleaned from kayaking alongside folks who live in the park and first-hand experience. Kayaking on Lake Manly, nestled within the striking landscapes of …

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Visiting Lake Manly in Badwater Basin, Death Valley National Park

Visiting lake manly in badwater basin death valley national park

Explore the wonder of Lake Manly, part of Badwater Basin inside Death Valley National Park. Glean essential tips and insights for adventurers eager to discover the beauty of North America’s lowest point. From current conditions and where to stay to the best vantage point in order to experience the rare transformation of the prehistoric lake, …

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(The Worst) Best Ugly Christmas Sweaters Money Can Buy

The best ugly christmas sweaters money can buy

One of my favorite parts about the holidays are ugly Christmas sweaters. They can be hilarious and horrible at the same time. These are some of the (worst) best ones you’ll be able to find. I’ve personally bought and worn way too many horrible holiday attire pieces. While there was once a time where you …

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The Best Wine Ratings and Reviewers You Can Trust

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Figuring out the best wine ratings means not only identifying reputable reviewers you can trust, but finding wine critics whose taste and palate most aligns with yours. Alongside with what you can find online, here’s how to vet your local sommelier and wine buyers. The 100 Point Scoring System The 100-point wine scoring system, a …

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What Happened to the Charm of AirBnB?

What happened to the charm of airbnb?

In the beginning days of my blogging and Instagram, utilizing services like AirBnB and Uber had a much different charm and feel to them. It was magical and new, an inviting way to meet new people and share stories. Adventure seemed to come about and manifest itself. Something happened with the gig economy, where it …

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2024 Total Solar Eclipse April 8, 2024

Solar eclipses

Explore the wonders of solar eclipses with this detailed guide on how to view the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024. Whether an astronomy enthusiast or a curious observer, get equipped with prime viewing locations, essential knowledge, and safety tips for an unforgettable celestial experience. This article is a continuation of having viewed and …

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The Best Restaurants in Reno Nevada

The best restaurants in reno nevada

Journey into the heart of the Sierra Nevada’s and discover some of the best restaurants in Reno Nevada. More than the “Biggest Little City in the World” – it’s is a culinary treasure trove waiting to be explored. As a passionate foodie who’s journeyed through Reno’s vibrant midtown, the Riverwalk District, and Casino Row, I’ve …

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