I love to cook, read cooking magazines/books and each week I look forward to our local paper's Food Section. Lately, though, my culinary interests have regressed--to baby and toddler food.
Our daughter (9 months) is transitioning from baby food to people food, and I'm determined to NOT become a short order cook. So now I'm looking for food we can all enjoy and I'm looking at food a whole new way.
One recipe that is already a success is an edamame (soybean) puree.
Ronald, Grimace and Hamburgler might soon have a new product to push. Anaheim McDonald's franchisee, Scott Frisbie, convinced the Golden Arch suits to test a new bigger, better and unhealthier burger--The Third Pound Angus Burger.
McDonald's competitors, Burger King and Carl's Jr., have featured big burgers on their menus for a couple of years, and their increased same store sales may suggest that Americans prefer Angus.
In addition to regularly adding new cities to the site (Edmonton, Alberta, is next) our editorial staff routinely supplements content to existing cities and destinations.
No we're not advocating skipping a visit to the UK capital altogether. We're just making travelers aware that the brilliant British law-makers have imposed an airline ticket tax on everyone flying into and through London.
As of February 1, passengers who fly into or through London airports will pay new taxes and fees that can add up to $154 to the cost of a ticket. Even worse, the "air tax" is applied retroactively, meaning that even those who purchased their tickets last year will be hit with the new tariffs if traveling after 2/1/07.
Why the hike?
The Archives of Internal Medicine recently published results from a Harvard School of Public Health and University of Athens Medical School joint study regarding the potential benefits of napping.
Researchers followed 23,000 Greek adults over six years and measured their diet, physical activity, and whether they napped (a) never (b) occasionally - defined as 1-2x/week for less than 30 minutes (usually on weekends), OR (c) frequently - defined as 3 or more times per week for 30 minutes or more.
The results showed that occ
A week or so ago Jim took a trip north to cover/watch the end of the Tour of California. What he did not relay was his "Hollywood" moment with none other than Mr.
In Hong Kong, at the California Fitness Club (owned by 24 Hour Fitness Worldwide), ?power training? takes on a whole new meaning. Members can simultaneously pedal for fitness and help the environment. The club has rigged a number of its stairmasters and ellipticals to create electricity when being used. The generated energy is stored in a battery and used to power the club?s lights etc.
The March 1st WSJ ran a detailed article describing California Fitness? creative energy saving program.