WordPress Optimization – A Comprehensive Guide for Professional Blogging

Professional Blogging Comprehensive Guide Optimizing WordPress featured

Running high traffic sites means WordPress optimization is absolutely crucial. I spend a lot of time reading, thinking, and testing configurations to constantly improve the performance of my WordPress blog, as well as the server load. When sites are getting over 100,000 visitors per month, every millisecond counts. Whether you are running a blog, enterprise …

Read moreWordPress Optimization – A Comprehensive Guide for Professional Blogging

Oscar’s Folly Cocktail Recipe

oscars folly irish whiskey cocktail recipe

This vibrantly layered Irish whiskey cocktail celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day in all of its glory. Paying homage to the famous Irish playwright and poet Oscar Wilde, several of these spirit forward cocktails will have you spouting prose into your drinking glass. “I can resist everything except temptation!” Much like the nuances of Oscar Wilde’s flamboyant …

Read moreOscar’s Folly Cocktail Recipe

Happy Paddy’s Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Happy Paddys Manhattan Irish Whiskey Cocktail

Happy Paddy’s Manhattan is a spectacular modern remake of the classic Manhattan cocktail using Irish Whiskey as the base. Best served as an aperitif or evening cocktail, this Manhattan derivative will inspire thoughts of a magical Irish journey. Allow each sip of absinthe and chartreuse to take turns dancing Irish jigs on your taste-buds. As …

Read moreHappy Paddy’s Manhattan Cocktail Recipe

Leprechaun’s Green Gold Cocktail Recipe

Leprechauns Green Gold Irish Whiskey Cocktail

This Irish Whiskey based cocktail is going to be the easiest cocktail you’ve ever made to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. With a mere touch of Creme de Menthe to turn your golden colored whiskey green without overpowering the flavor, you can festively enjoy fine whiskey. Any Irish Whiskey you choose will be more than suitable …

Read moreLeprechaun’s Green Gold Cocktail Recipe

Celeriac – A Wonderfully Versatile Root Vegetable

Celeriac how to buy

Celeriac, or Celery root, is one of those foods you end up trying and realize you’ve been missing out on a good nutritious, cheap ingredient. Versatile and underutilized, this root vegetable is not to be confused with the bright green celery stalks you are already familiar with. A slightly firmer texture than your standard russet …

Read moreCeleriac – A Wonderfully Versatile Root Vegetable

Behind the Mustache at Eva’s Brickhouse

Behind the Mustache Evas Brickhouse featured

“Who are you looking for?” Was shouted at me the very first time I met Kent McKinley, owner of Eva’s Brickhouse. Wearing a Hawaiian shirt, completely unbuttoned, khaki shorts, and barefoot, my eyes were immediately drawn to the enormous broken capillaries on his nose and thick wild mustache. His skin glistened on the verge of …

Read moreBehind the Mustache at Eva’s Brickhouse