A Gent Abroad: Scotland Edition (Photos to come)

Caerlaverock Castle in Dumfries, Scotland You might have wondered where my posts have been for the last two weeks. The answer: I’ve been unable to post because I was overseas in Scotland/Ireland for my belated honeymoon. While I also spent some time in Ireland and the UK, Scotland was really the country that stood out … Continue reading A Gent Abroad: Scotland Edition (Photos to come)

Beef: What’s Grading? (and How to Cook Various Steaks)

Grade A-5 Kobe beef Beef, it’s what’s for dinner! Known largely as an American slogan from the early 1990’s by the beef market, this phrase still has strong roots today in many areas. Why does it do this? Because beef (like most proteins) is a very versatile product that can be altered greatly by seasonings … Continue reading Beef: What’s Grading? (and How to Cook Various Steaks)

A Gent’s Brief Guide to Spring/Summer Cooking

Smoked and grilled Frenched rib roast (pork) Springtime has sprung and summer is just around the corner. The smokers are getting loaded with fine woods and pellets and the grills are burning with clean-burning propane or are bursting with charcoal’s flavor. For many, the season beckons the seasoned griller to return to their post for … Continue reading A Gent’s Brief Guide to Spring/Summer Cooking

Musical Focus: Early Music in Lancaster

A natural trumpet as it would have been made from the 1600's through the 1700's. This trumpet was crafted based on a late 1700's instrument More or less everyone enjoys music. Whether it’s classical, hip-hop, R&B, pop, jazz, traditional, indigenous, or any other genre… there really is at least one style of music out there … Continue reading Musical Focus: Early Music in Lancaster