Funny, but for a person that doesn't even boil water, I'm not quite sure why I took the job of juicing under my belt when I can just run a few blocks down and get a freshly-made juice at my friend's store.
As we have done every year since my daughter Alexandra "Alex" Scott held her very first front yard lemonade stand, volunteers across the country will host over 2,000 lemonade stands and events to raise funds for the fight against kids' cancer during National Lemonade Days.
I was diagnosed with ALS, which affects voluntary muscles from head to toe, in February of last year. I could choose to feel ashamed or disabled when sitting at a dinner table and needing to be fed, or, as I now see it, I get to choose who feeds me!
While I may not agree with the entire spiritual underpinning of "Lent," I liked the idea of participating in it as a personal-growth exercise, in line with my previous efforts to read Cats in the original feline, or to get taller.
I spent a great deal of my childhood in the back of my father's station wagon. I'd stretch my neck and eyeballs as far as I could from the backseat. There was one restaurant in particular that never failed to capture my attention.
As a native New Yorker transplanted to all points north and south of the Mason/Dixon Line, I always enjoy time spent in the Big Apple and I am equally unashamed to admit that some of her most iconic spots are still my favorite.
Once Thanksgiving is celebrated and November is over, December might as well be one month-long buffet. Between company holiday parties, family gatherings and the drink-a-thon that is New Years Eve, it's traditionally a terrible month to think about dieting.
Chefs from around the globe have made this rainy corner of the world their home and created a unique restaurant scene that, despite local fare's boring reputation, rivals those in other bustling metropolises.
Any intellectual seeking to build a balanced larder of knowledge would do well to embrace their inner Roman emperor, and familiarize themselves with food and the art of cooking -- even if their own culinary attempts go up in smoke a disconcerting amount of the time.