Brewvies

My little brother lives in Washington DC and thankfully comes back to Utah for Christmas each year. Usually a few days before Christmas, he and I go out to wrap up our shopping, get a bite to eat and catch a movie. Each year, the time we spend on the movie and lunch...

Left Fork Grill

In 2003, after graduation from college, I took a job at a mortgage loan servicing company. If you have seen the movie “Office Space,” my job was very similar. It consisted of pulling loan numbers from a spreadsheet, entering that loan number into a company...

Heavenly Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Last year I enrolled in the Fine Art of Cooking series at Orson Gygi. Here I learned about the five mother sauces: Bechamel, Espagnole, Veloute, Hollandaise, and Tomato. Sounds complicated doesn’t it? Every one except tomato sauce. As Chef Shawn Bucher said...

Tupelo, Mississippi – Birthplace of Elvis Presley

You have read how much I love Oxford, Mississippi. This is a quintessential southern town with stately homes, tree lined streets and a beautiful town square. Our hopes were high as we left Oxford and headed east on highway 6 towards Tupelo. The birthplace of Elvis...

Sugarhouse BBQ

Who among you Wasatch Front residents hasn’t driven along 700 East just North of I-80? If you have driven this route, you have passed a delicious place to eat. Sugarhouse BBQ is on the east side of the road around 2200 S. I live in Sugarhouse and drive by here...