Brewery Visit: Concrete Beach Brewing, Miami

Every once in a while, a brewery comes along that defies everything that a brewery is “supposed to be.”  The beer is different, the location is unexpected, and the entire brewing culture is unlike anything you’ve seen before. Yet, it all works, and you’re drawn in by the unique brews and trendy location and artsy…

Cooking Before, During, and After Hurricane Irma

At the 2016 World Food Championships, I listened while a Canadian team complained about the cooking conditions.  We were outside, with bugs, on straw that had been put down to dry the dirt, and they complained that they could have stayed at home and cooked in better conditions.  I didn’t say anything. Being a WFC…

Hurricane Prep from a Lifetime of Prepping

In my 44 years, I’ve lived through my fair share of hurricanes and tropical storms, and I’ve learned a thing or two over the years.  We all know the obvious prepping advice. These tips are from my hard fought lessons learned. Food Boxed Food.  Yes, buy canned goods, but don’t forget boxed goods.  Cereal, Pop…