When city-building Spaniards came to the New World, they required skilled craftsmen willing to make a drastic life change and relocate to the other side of the globe. Ceramic tile was a popular staple for builders in Spain, so talented artisans who took the risk were ceramics workers from the internationally renowned city of Talavera …
In the interest of rest, relaxation, and a bit of Thanksgiving time off, we’re re-publishing one of our most popular holiday posts: Pi on Pie.
Just when I think I’ve seen it all, another weird and wonderful bit of exotica pops up. Quail, chicken, or ostrich?
I’ve never met any serious camper who didn’t comment on how much better food tastes when it’s cooked outdoors. From a weekend family outing
Form a loose patty, place it in a zipper-lock baggie, and squeeze out the air. Then, cook the burger for approximately 30 minutes “sous vide” (in a hot water bath.) Drain the cooked burger and dip it in
In a previous post, I discussed the usefulness of duct tape when traveling. Duct tape is the ultimate improvisation tool. However, and some devotees would disagree, it can’t do everything.
One of the ways we keep our travel expenses under control is by renting tiny studio apartments with kitchenettes, instead of more expensive hotel rooms. And we lower our food costs by doing lots of cooking instead of eating out all the time. It’s one of the ways we create our “home on the globe” …