Recently, as the NYC weather finally starting getting better, my boyfriend and I began the season-long "what do you want to do today" argument, because warm weather means emerging out of the comfort of your Blanket Burrito and Netflix, and returning to the outside world. As always, I'm going to want to go out to eat. The issue with that though is the simple fact that neither of us is the richest person alive—or even richest in our neighborhood. The struggle to find good food on a budget is super real, and oftentimes leads to some sort of bickering.
Regional drinks are an interesting cultural phenomenon across the United States. The South has its bizarre Cheerwine, and my friends in Michigan will defend Faygo to the death. And we’re just talking about non-alcoholic drinks — for the purposes of this conversation, we’re not even touching on the craziness of limited edition, regional exclusive craft beers.
If you're over the age of 21, you've probably hadat least one cocktail that was made with seltzer or diet soda mixed with vodka. It's a staple in bars and also is a quick way to make a waistline-friendly drink.
Cooking is one of the most human acts that you can perform. The art of cooking is something that has bonded people together, become a part of our cultural identities, and also become part of our history. Though the very basics of cooking never seem to change, the truth is that cooking styles do change over the years.
**Mo Hall is part of the JG blogging team and has an infinity for ramen and just food in general. He recently tried Terekawa Ramen in Philadelphia with fellow Grubbers Lauren and CJ, here's his review.**
Crock pots, as anyone who's ever worked long hours can tell you, are an incredible invention. Also known as slow cookers, these simple kitchen instruments allow you to create an amazing meal while you're off at work.