Green Beer From A Brewer’s Perspective (Part 2)

Below is part two of a three-part series from guest writer and my good friend, Melina Lamer. Enjoy! If you read my last article, you should know the difference between craft (or micro) and macro breweries. More importantly, you learned what beer consumers could do on their end to ensure further overall production of organic … More Green Beer From A Brewer’s Perspective (Part 2)

Thyme and Lavender Lemon Bars with Coconut Almond Crust

Friday afternoon was designated therapeutic baking day. Nadia and I scoured the internet for inspiration, drooled a bit (not literally) and ended up with this recipe. It mixes sweet, savory and even floral flavors for the perfect spring snack. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup coconut oil 4 eggs 2 tablespoons lemon zest 3/4 cup … More Thyme and Lavender Lemon Bars with Coconut Almond Crust

My Very Own (Culinary) Tour de France

My Very Own (Culinary) Tour de France Every once in awhile, aspiring journalists are given wonderful opportunities – the equivalent of the theater industry’s “big break.” Mine started with a vague idea of an independent study on culinary journalism, a helpful and willing academic advisor at St. Olaf and an insurmountable passion that I still cannot explain … More My Very Own (Culinary) Tour de France