Oil & Vinegar

I’ll start this blog by saying I know nothing about oil and vinegar, except that I like it. Over the weekend I heard about an olive oil and vinegar store in West Hartford called Bella Gusta. When I heard that someone what mixing blood orange olive oil and dark chocolate vinegar I knew I wanted that on my salad as soon as possible so I made a point to get there last week. Plus I’m always up for supporting another small business.

The place is neat. You walk in and everything is stored in stainless steel containers and you get to try everything. You actually sip the oil and the vinegar—sometimes separately, sometimes together. I can say for sure that I don’t like plain olive oil, but you can taste the difference between types. I preferred drinking them mixed (2 parts oil, 1 part vinegar), but by the end of a few sips my stomach had had enough. In all my tastings, dark chocolate and orange was not my favorite combination. I left […]

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A Walk in the Winter

I love walking.  And while I’ll admit I miss the snow (an unpopular opinion, I know), I do enjoy that we’ve had some 60-degree days this winter to walk.  I’ve been walking 3-5 miles per day at least three times per week.  It’s unlikely it will last long.  The days will get colder; I have some busy weeks coming up, but every time I get out for a walk I enjoy it.
Plus when Matt comes with me it is time we spend together where neither of us is distracted by the TV, PC or phone.  And as an added bonus it’s one of the best things you can do for your health.  It’s good for your whole body and easy on the […]

A Walk in the Winter 2017-09-12T19:31:38+00:00