Saint Arnold Of Soissons: What All Craft Beer Enthusiasts Need To Know About This Patron Saint Of Hops-Pickers

If you love craft beers, then you are probably quite familiar with the Benedictine monks and the influence that they have on brewing. Yet, you might not know about one particular Benedictine monk, Saint Arnold of Soissons, who truly revolutionized the art of brewing and became one of the first Catholic saints recognized for beer miracles. The Rise and Fall of Arnulf Saint Arnulf--better known as Saint Arnold of Soissons--was born in Flanders, Belgium in the year 1040. [Read More]

Enjoying Your Big Day Through Your Stomach - Uncommon Things To Consider When Picking A Wedding Caterer

Your wedding day is likely to be one of the most memorable and exciting days of your life, but as anyone who is planning or has planned a wedding knows, it's also a great deal of work. Lining up the vendors, making all of the arrangements, and guaranteeing that things are in the order you want them is not simple, and some details can slip through the cracks. When picking a caterer for your wedding, you're likely to taste the food, discuss the menu, haggle over the price, and call it a day. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Choose Organic Food

Organic food is a great way to help yourself and your family eat healthier. Listed below are the three reasons to choose organic food: freshness, fewer chemicals, and to help the local community. Freshness One of the biggest benefits of eating organic foods is that the food is typically going to be quite a bit fresher than regular grocery store foods. For example, the foods you buy from a grocery store are usually traveling quite some distance in order to get from the distribution centers to your local store. [Read More]

Italian Style Preserved Vegetables: Tips For Preparing And Serving Your Blend

Italian vegetable preserving has long been a staple in Italian cuisine. This creation is a blend of vegetables and spices and can be used as a dressing, sandwich topping, or side dish. There are literately a countless number of Italian preserving recipes to suit just about any palate. No matter what recipe you follow, there are certain tips and tricks that can help enhance your creation. Here are a few helpful tips to help you prepare and serve your Italian vegetable preserves. [Read More]