It's soft-shell crab season now until the end of summer, which means we're going to be seeing lots of it on local menus -- usually served lightly battered and deep-fried, always eaten whole.
The good news? No futzing around with crab-crackers.
The bad news? Having to eat those beady little eyes. ... More >>
The new Republican "neo-Cons," are neo-Confederates, led by Russell Pearce
Having recently returned from spending Christmas in my native North Carolina, an obviously older state than the almost-but-not-yet-100-year-old state of Arizona, I was struck by a sense of history ... More >>
Big Red, in various states. We drank the 2 liter.A trip to Texas two weeks ago reawakened a long-held love of mine: Big Red. The creamy, bubble gumesque concoction is ubiquitous in the The Lone Star State, particularly in the hallowed halls of smokey barbecue joints. We didn't have any brisket to pa ... More >>