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Mezcal: An Ultimate Guide to the New Trend in Spirits/ Parte Tres

Some questions still linger in our quest to be rediculously well-versed in the traditions and culture of mezcal. The good news is: all the facts are there already, and it’s time to drink! 1,327 more words


Everything You Wanted to Know About Alcohol Use (But Didnt Know What to Ask)

Seven months ago, as I write this, I visited a doctor. I was a new patient to her. After checking my blood pressure, she asked me, ‘Do you take alcohol?’ Apparently, the silver lining on her sphygmomanometer was not at the pink level. 4,426 more words

The Bible Made Plain

Simply the Best Almond Milk

This delicious milk alternative is much tastier (and healthier) when made fresh versus buying it premade.  It is also the only alternative to milk my 4 year old son not only drinks, but loves!   175 more words


Califia Farms Better Half Coconut Cream & Almond Milk

It’s been over three years since I stopped eating dairy, and I honestly don’t miss it that much. But every so often I get a deep pang of longing when I see some blast from my dairy-eating past. 336 more words

Food Reviews

Peaches and Cream Smoothie

I’m in love with this new smoothie that I thought of this morning and am drinking as I write. Autumn began yesterday here in Portland as the weather changed and it poured rain all night. 101 more words



You wait for me

before sun-up,

black orchid blooming

in a small white cup,

bittersweet tongue

tasting mine.

–Excerpt from “Espresso” in Edges by Donna Pucciani (Purple Flag, Chicago, 2016). First published in Italian Americana.


Anti-inflammatory Tea

My youngest brother shared this recipe with me a few months ago. He does cross fit and is very active. He was looking for something to help with muscle soreness. 293 more words