Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Woke up this morning and decided to make my own breakfast sausage. So an unplanned post. I started with Alton Brown's recipe on the Food Network website. You can find it here: https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/breakfast-sausage-recipe-2103185 As you can see it is basically a some pork shoulder and fatback ground together with spices. I played with the spices … Continue reading Homemade Breakfast Sausage

The Bridges of the Merritt Parkway Part 1

I hope you enjoy this trip down the Merritt Parkway in Connecticut.  As Wikipedia notes: The 69 original bridges were designed by George L. Dunkelberger. Each bridge had a unique design that represented various 1930s architectural styles, such as Art Deco, Art Moderne, French Renaissance, Gothic, Neoclassicism, and Rustic. See if you can call out the style from driving under these bridges! … Continue reading The Bridges of the Merritt Parkway Part 1

Tired of Turkey? Come to Cincinnati Night at Edwards NYC for alternative!

Had enough of Thanksgiving leftovers?  You are in luck! In New York City you will find Edwards Restaurant serving Cincinnati favorites: Montgomery Inn Ribs, LaRosa's Pizza, Skyline Chili (cheese coneys and 4 ways), and Graeters' Ice Cream!  I have focused enough on them on this blog but if you are new here check out https://www.edwardsnyc.com/cincinnati-night/Continue reading Tired of Turkey? Come to Cincinnati Night at Edwards NYC for alternative!

National Bowtie Day – Fashion Accessory from Tuxedos to Poodle Skirts

I am thrilled to announce my new gig!  A major national fashion magazine has hired me to write about men's fashion trends in my blog!  I guess that is because I am such a fashionable guy!  They have provided me their first topic and I will today address National Bowtie Day.  Historically bowties evolved from … Continue reading National Bowtie Day – Fashion Accessory from Tuxedos to Poodle Skirts

Manhattanhenge, Manhattan Henge or Henge o’ Manhattan is back!

In January I alerted you to a sunrise Manhattanhenge and gave you advance notice of the next occurrence of the sunset version.  The orientation of Manhattan is generally north-south and the Commissioners Plan of 1811 created a grid system of streets north of 14th Street.  As the earth tilts to create our seasons, the sun … Continue reading Manhattanhenge, Manhattan Henge or Henge o’ Manhattan is back!