Did you know that asparagus grows in a grass-like manner, straight out of the ground? Neither did I, but to be honest I never really thought about it. Here’s a time-lapse of asparagus growing:
Mountain Dew Kickstart is a new breakfast juice drink. Seriously, its 5% juice concentration means it’s a juice drink and not soda. There’s some caffeine in there as well. I haven’t seen mention as to whether it’s carbonated or not, but it might be. There will be two Kickstart flavors – Energizing Fruit Punch and Energizing Orange Citrus. This […]
(This is a guest post by my wife Janice, who made some seriously delicious guacamole last week!) Are you looking to finally make your own guacamole? Here’s how: The first time I made guacamole, it wasn’t exactly a hit. I had followed a recipe, but the guacamole just didn’t taste the way we had expected. […]
It used to be that you could only find Astronaut Ice Cream at a local museum, science center, or similarly themed location. Then, a few online stores started carrying the freeze dried ice cream goodness, but for $4 a bag or more. Now, they’re available via Amazon – 10 packs for <$25. I already sent […]
The USDA has food pyramid that many of us are familiar with has been trashed for good, being replaced by the Nutrition Plate. Featuring seemingly arbitrarily sized quarter-plate portions, the Nutrition Plate found at ChooseMyPlate.gov recommends helping portions of vegetables, fruits, grains, protein, and a noticeably smaller serving of dairy. What about sweets? Oils? Fats? […]
Over here on the east coast, the first wild Alaskan salmon catch of the year has arrived! Copper River Alaskan Sockeye Salmon first hit the fish counter at my local supermarket (Wegmans) last weekend, and we’ve already had a taste. If you enjoy salmon, you MUST find a way to try some wild Alaskan salmon. […]
Osprey offers a few styles of hydration packs, with the Raptor series being tailored towards bikers and trail runners. The Raptor packs feature a lightweight Airscape suspension for support and ventilation, and a BioStretch hipbelt and sternum strap. At the rear of the pack is a dedicated zippered hydration compartment that holds the included HydraForm reservoir. […]
I was checking out Camelbak’s new hydration gear, and saw that they recently introduced a new hydration water bladder, called the Antidote. The Antidote series of bladders offers several significant upgrades over the previous Camelbak bladders.
Camelbak recently came out with their new Groove 0.6L water bottle, for on-the-go water filtration. Tap water goes in, cleaner filtered water comes out. The Groove is made from Tritan a durable BPA-free plastic, and has a BPA-free cap and straw with silicone bite valce.
Yesterday I passed by a Burger King in the food court and saw an advertisement for their new cheese & jalapeno burger. This new burger features one of their “steak” sized patties that is embedded with bits of jalapeno and cheddar cheese. I’m sorry, but this doesn’t look like something that you’re supposed to eat. Besides […]