Connected By Food, Indeed

My friend Aaron Eckburg passed away suddenly this past weekend. You might have met him at the Gilbert Farmers Market where he sold various salts, peppercorns, sugars, and other herb and spice blends at his Go Lb. Salt stall. If you never did have the pleasure of meeting him, please…

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Death and dying

My wife's Grandmother passed away last week. We're certainly sad. But we're also celebrating her 97 years on Earth. I've known her since I was 17 years old. If you do the math that's 25 years! My wife (who wasn't my wife at the time) asked me to a dance…

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Am I getting old?!?

This new fangled technology, I tell you what....When Steve Jobs invented the iPhone he did his damndest to make it easy to use. He demanded simplicity from his engineers. And maybe because he's gone now some of that has fallen to the wayside? Or maybe I'm just getting old?…

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Back in the Saddle

This blog is about more than food. And as I mentioned in the previous post, I'm getting back in the Saddle; in more ways than one. I don't know where or how it happened, I guess advertising does work, but I bought a Peloton bike. I've had it for a…

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Picking it back up

It's time to get back in the saddle. No one will probably read this but it's so cathartic for me so I hope to keep it up. I'm hanging at my new Coffee and Beer shop called Four Silos Craft Coffee & Beer House. What do they serve? You guessed…

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Leave the gun, make the Cannolis

Clemenza was right. Cannolis are delightful. If you haven’t seen The Godfather, first of all shame on you. Second, click here for a YouTube link of one of the movie’s most famous scenes. And then seriously go lock yourself in a room and watch the movie. Then when…

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