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Cauliflower Curry Recipe: Perfect for...



Cauliflower Curry Recipe: Perfect for Wisconsin winters… Cauliflower is a cool-weather crop in Wisconsin… Curry warms you up… Hmm… What shall we do?? Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb. med. size red potatoes, cut in quarters 1/12 lb. cauliflower, broken into med. size flowerettes 1/3 c. fresh or frozen peas or chick peas 2 c coarsely chopped collard greens 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp cumin powde [...]

Part 3 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (D...



Part 3 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Piece by Sarah Ozurumba Welcome to part 3 of 3 of my interview with Milwaukee, WI artist, Sarah Ozurumba! Your pieces always make me smile. The only problem I have is deciding which one to buy because they’re all so cool. Which of your pieces are most popular? Jellyfish sell fast, owls were all the rage over the summer, yellow birds are popul [...]

Part 2 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (D...



Part 2 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Sarah selling her art Welcome to part 2 of 3 of my interview with Milwaukee, WI artist and art teacher, Sarah Ozurumba! (Here is Part 1.) Where were you born? How long have you been doing art? What/who are your inspirations? I was born in Park Falls, Wisconsin.  Its a tiny town way up north on the Flambeau River in the middle of nowhere. I la [...]

Part 1: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawin...



Part 1: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Self portrait To really understand and appreciate someone’s art, I feel it helps to get to know who they are as a person. Of course, the more you know about them, the more their personality shines through the pieces they create, and into your home. Here, I’ve asked Milwaukee artist and children’s art teacher, our very own, S [...]

Pittsburgh’s Best Pizza Pies



Pittsburgh’s Best Pizza Pies Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? No one that I know of, at least. In Pittsburgh, there are plenty of family owned pizza shops that are known to have “the best pizza in town”, but who really has the best pizza in Pittsburgh? Below are a few contenders – you can decide on your own who the winner is! Sir Pizza: Sir Pizza, with two locati [...]

Best of Pittsburgh: Outdoor Dining



Best of Pittsburgh: Outdoor Dining Come springtime when the birds start chirping and the sun starts shining, what better way to enjoy an evening out on the town than by dining at a restaurant with both great cuisine and relaxing outdoor seating. Below is a list of some of the hottest spots in Pittsburgh to grab drinks, munchies and enjoy the warm weather, all at the same time. [...]

Best of Pittsburgh: Mexican Madness



Best of Pittsburgh: Mexican Madness If you are a fan of Mexican food, there are plenty of places to grab some authentic Mexican bites to eat while in the city of Pittsburgh. Below is a list of the top three spots for your Mexican go-to’s, whether they be burritos, tacos or enchiladas! Las Velas: Located in the heart of Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh, Las Velas is a well [...]

Best of Pittsburgh: Sushi Spots



Best of Pittsburgh: Sushi Spots If you are a sushi fan, I am sure you are always on the hunt to find the best roll in whatever city you are visiting. If you are in Pittsburgh, be sure to check out one or more of these fabulous sushi restaurants which never cease to disappoint in rolling up something mighty tasty and memorable. Nakama: Nakama is one of the most popular sush [...]

Best of Pittsburgh: Italian Eats



Best of Pittsburgh: Italian Eats Almost every city in the United States has their own Little Italy, where Italian immigrants settled when coming to America, bringing the Italian culture with them to that specific city. In Pittsburgh, Little Italy is located in the Bloomfield neighborhood of the East End. The streets of Bloomfield are lined with Italian bakeries, restaurants [...]

Quote of the Day

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy

Odd Fact of the Day

Steve Jobs had a high school GPA of 2.65.