Road Trips, Mall Rats, Highways, and Evolution

If you’re going to put 500 miles on your car in one week, make them good miles. Look out the window. Roll it down if you can. Skip the Interstate, skip the mall. Turn left next to nowhere, and explore the small spaces.

Of Lunches, Dinners, and Breakfasts

Thomas Pit remains a subject of myth and legend up here in the northern climes, but it’s real, and it’s been real since 1932, when between 80% and 90% of all Huntsville voted for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and put their faith and their BBQ in the New Deal. Since then, it’s been pulled pig the best way, in a smokehouse behind the restaurant that may have seen a layer of paint on the outside, but the inside is just the same as it’s always been. You cook pigs for 80 years, you get damn good at it, is my guess.

Countdown to the Rapture, NGM Edition: Day 3

Countdown to the Rapture: So please Lord, because I’m Not Gonna Miss watching my weight – call the Rapture on May 21st. And have the grill fired up – let’s cook the golden Ox!

Cooking With the BUMD, Day 14: In the Kitchen with Dad

It is a little-known fact that the entire decline and fall of the Roman Empire can be traced back to the their failure to teach their kids to cook.

OCD is a Defense Mechanism, or, Only the Paranoid Survive

“Did you turn the oven off?” is a cliché, like any other dime-a-dozen cliché… Until the first time you come home and realize that you have, in fact, left the oven on.