Category Archives: Food

Celebrate the Season With Pumpkin Ale

Dogfish Head Punkin Ale

It’s starting to become a tradition for me. As the fall months approach I reach for at least one new fall flavored beer to try out. This year I’ll be drinking two! The first is Dogfish Head Punkin Ale (and yes, that’s how they are spelling pumpkin). The second is Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Brewing Company. I’m no beer snob and I don’t claim to be a beer expert by any means but I’ll give you my honest impressions of each! I’ll even list a few non-alcoholic beverages you might want to try out to wet your whistle this autumn. Continue reading

Creepy Treats Extraordinaire

Creepy Treats

There are some very creative Halloween desserts out there, but the ones that Los Angeles-based artist Christine McConnell creates take culinary creativity to the highest level. After you see some of here devilishly delicious pastries, you might think being a pastry chef is her day job. On the contrary, she is actually a very talented professional stylist, photographer, model, and artist. Wow save some skills for the rest of us, will ya? If that weren’t enough she uses her never-ending artistic talent in the kitchen to create incredibly creepy treats like the ones pictured below. I especially like the Facehugger alien dessert from the movie Aliens. Hey kitty, look out! Oh, and that is Christine in the last picture. Yeah, in addition to all those talents, she’s beautiful too. Some people have all the luck… Continue reading

Frozen Ghost Vodka, A Christmas Gift for the Horror Fan

Frozen Ghost Vodka Still Christmas shopping? Well good luck with that. Hey to make it a little easier for you, here’s a great suggestion for that special someone who has everything. Get them a bottle of Frozen Ghost Vodka from Canada. It is said to be distilled with water from a haunted lake. As the story goes, the ghost is an old man who was actually pushed in and froze in the lake. The vodka has been distilled six times for extra purity. And ahem…hopefully to prevent any bits of “old man” from showing up.