Little King Omahas old Market

On a recent trip to Omaha’s Old Market, my family and I decided to grab a bite to eat at “Little King;” a deli restaurant located at 1201 Howard Street. We had never eaten there before and decided that we’d give it a shot instead of …

The Easiest Sangria Recipe

There are many versions of Sangria. In Spain they often contain a measure or two of the local liqueur. The basic recipe is: 750ml medium red Spanish wine4 oz Spanish brandySplash of soda water or LemonadeJuice of one orange and one lemonSliced whole lemon, orange …

Izakaya

An Izakaya is a Japanese pub.  Accordingly, these establishments focus on serving a vast variety of alcohol, especially sake (rice wine), but menus full of tapas-style small plates of food compliment the drinks.  Upscale, home-style, and street foods alike find their way to the table, …

How to Choose a Slow Cooker

Do you love to cook for yourself or for your family but would like more time to spend on other interests? A good, reliable slow cooker is the tool for you. Convenience You can slow cook almost anything: chili, ham hock and beans, or any …

How to Choose a Great French Wine

How to Choose a Great French Red Wine When choosing French wines, one must remember that varietals will not appear on the bottle. The first step in understanding French wines is to understand the AOC (Appellation d’Origine Controlée.) The AOC is a regulatory commission controlled …

Strange Facts about Cupcakes

These are some strange, not so strange, and mouthwatering facts about cupcakes. * Cupcakes have always been popular. Children loved them before adults knew that these bite-sized beauties in the fluted paper cups could be as simple or as fancy as the cook’s imagination allowed. …