Mustard Musings

By: Tom Erd What is mustard? It’s that bright yellow condiment you put on hot dogs. It’s that coarse, brown spread you dunk giant pretzels in. It’s that intense sinus-clearing sauce you get with egg…

Black Lava Salt

By Tom Erd In the days of global seafaring, salt was crucial to warding off malnutrition while aboard ship. Today sea salt is crucial to warding off boring food. Hawaiian Black Lava Salt is perfect…

I May Be a Jerk

By Mike Kutka I have a great love for Jerk Chicken. Whenever my eyes find that most wonderful line a menu could have, “Jerk Chicken,” I get all excited. My mouth starts watering and I…