Archive for August, 2014

  • Cheers! Ted Danson Did Mushrooms with Woody Harrelson

    Cheers! Ted Danson Did Mushrooms with Woody Harrelson

    A day of hooky from work turned out to be one hell of a boat trip for the guys from Cheers. Ted Danson, who played the pothead magazine editor, George Christopher, in the series Scared to Death, joined known drug advocate Woody Harrelson and George Wendt on John Ratzenberger’s boat for a ride to Catalina while the ladies of Cheers filmed their

  • NHL Expansion Rumors – The League May Be Getting Larger

    NHL Expansion Rumors – The League May Be Getting Larger

    There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about NHL expansion, often revolving around Seattle and Quebec City. Most recently, Howard Bloom from the Sports Business News tweeted on Tuesday that expansion is coming by 2017. NHL expansion – four teams added by 2017, Quebec City, Toronto, Seattle, and Las Vegas $1.4b in expansion

  • Crow & The Pitcher Puts A Twist on Gin & Tonic

    Crow & The Pitcher Puts A Twist on Gin & Tonic

    We’re deep into the warm days of summer and that means gin season is upon us and at its peak! At the recently renovated, newly opened Crow & The Pitcher just off Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, they have taken a tried and true cocktail and have added a creative twist. Co-owner and general manager Michael

  • Slice of Heaven: Grilled Nectarines & Sage Chips

    Slice of Heaven: Grilled Nectarines & Sage Chips

    Grilled Nectarines & Sage Chips Mascarpone, raspberry balsamic reduction, grilled nectarines, pine nuts, fried sage chips Ingredients: 1 ball of pizza dough flour for dusting olive oil salt & pepper handful of pine nuts bunch of sage leaves 2-3 nectarines, sliced into wedges 1/2-1 cup mascarpone cheese For the balsamic reduction: 1 1/2 cups balsamic vinegar

  • Fitness Quest: Early Lessons Learned

    Fitness Quest: Early Lessons Learned

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. Find Patterns in the Data During previous attempts at dieting, I struggled at various points. Tracking my weight with Weight Watchers showed this but I never understood why

  • Slice of Heaven: Bok Choy, Fava Beans & Mushrooms

    Slice of Heaven: Bok Choy, Fava Beans & Mushrooms

      Bok Choy, Fava Beans & Mushrooms Bok choy gratin with Gruyere & Parmesan, fresh fava beans, sauteed mixed mushrooms (shiitake, crimini & oyster) Ingredients: 1 ball of pizza dough flour for dusting olive oil salt & pepper ~1 cup mixed mushrooms (we used crimini, shiitake & oyster), sliced couple handfuls of fresh fava beans

  • SNL Loses Its Voice

    SNL Loses Its Voice

    Don Pardo was a key part of the Saturday Night Live experience. Pardo has served as the show’s announcer since it premiered in 1975. SNL has tried to go without him over the years, but it just wasn’t the same. That intro needed his iconic voice. Sadly, Pardo passed away on Monday night in his