September Musings

September Musings | Salt and Honey

This past weekend was probably one of the most relaxing weekends I’ve had in a while.  Nothing worthwhile really happened.  Coffee with a friend.  A few chores around the house.  Trips to the market.  Probably the “big” event was making a huge pot of French onion soup (test recipe for later, possibly!)

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The weather this weekend would have been perfect for going for a hike, or spending a day at the vineyard with friends.  But sometimes a gal just needs to take some time for herself, don’t you agree?

September Musings | Salt and Honey

Hope you enjoy my article recommendations.  And the pictures I took this weekend at Eastern Market.  As always, let me know what you’re reading in the comments section.

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Ten food related promises every girl deserves to hear from her man, written from a guy’s perspective.  My favorite is #4.  Guilty, soooo guilty!

Did you know that you could clean cast iron with beer?  Here’s a “how-to”, along with several other non-drinking related uses.

Early in September, the European Commission banned the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which are still commonly used in the US.  This is just another argument in the ongoing debate of banned and controlled products in different parts of the world.

Anyone who has been on a diet is well acquainted with the US nutrition label.  The FDA is in the process of revamping the familiar label.  Release date of the new label is TBD.

Brunch has become quite the affair.  If you have ever partaken in the two-in-one meal, you will appreciate this comical brake down.

To eat meat or not to eat meat?  Nowadays, it can be an ethical question.  Take a look at an anthropological perspective how eating meat enabled society to develop.

If you visit a foreign country, you may notice that they don’t refrigerate their eggs.  It seems ghastly to us Americans, but actually, it is a common practice other places.

On September 18, Scottish voters hit the poles to vote for independence from the United Kingdom.  The vote was, narrowly, “no.”  As the conversation continues, Scotch drinkers around the world are concerned about the potential impact this issue will have on the availability of their favorite beverage.

For a long time, I have been tempted to become a certified sommelier.  This article didn’t deter me, but it definitely changed my viewpoint.

Hundred-Foot Journey, the culinary movie du jour, is explored in this Q&A.

September Musings | Salt and Honey

 September Musings | Salt and HoneySeptember Musings | Salt and HoneySeptember Musings | Salt and Honey

September Musings | Salt and Honey

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