Archive for June 7, 2013

This is one of those dishes were I took a look in the fridge and said,”I need to use my leeks and peppers today before they go bad.” So I grab some white clam sauce and linguine from the cabinet. I take my vegetables and saute them in olive oil, garlic, basil, Italian parsley, and add a touch of fresh black pepper and salt. Combine the linguine, clam sauce, and vegetables, and create a magical dish in less than 30 minutes.


Today, I decided to work with some new dishes for lunch. These two recipes come from the cookbook Creating Empty Bottle Moments by Clive Berkman. I must say that the chicken recipe is one of the best I have ever had, and the roasted beet salad is bursting with flavor.  In fact, this is the first time I have ever eaten beet greens. They are delicious!

Here is a link to the cookbook

This book not only covers food, but the love and meaning behind it. It is a cookbook like none I have ever experienced regarding food and life.

And here is my finished product!



The Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Museum in Austin, Texas is large and full of history during one of America’s most tumultuous time periods. The museum captures very clearly how troubled our country was during Johnson’s reign. Interestingly, much of what people were fighting for over 45 years ago is still ongoing today. There is always a fight for balance on the scales of justice. Whether you like Johnson, or hate him, this museum will open your mind to the many challenges of being President Of The United States.

For more information about the library, click here

Here are some photos I took at the library. I hope the inspire you to visit, learn, and take your own photos.

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Presidential museums are some of the most amazing places to visit to learn about American history. The George Bush Museum in College Station, Texas is no exception. There are halls and halls of exhibits to make learning American history enjoyable. Whether you love or hate Mr. Bush, I suggest a visit because the amount of information, and eye-opening experience is phenomenal. Anyone who thinks it is easy to be a president will soon think otherwise after a visit.

For more information about this presidential museum, click here

Here are a few photos I took at the museum. I hope they inspire you to visit and learn more about American history and take your own photos.

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A short drive from Houston, the George Ranch Historical Park offers away to go back in time and understand life in a by-gone era. At certain times, events are held to re-enact periods of history. It is truly one of the best living history museums around.  I visited the ranch during the runaway scrape, which is a re-enacted battle between Texan and Mexican troops as Santa Anna was marching towards San Jacinto.

For more information on the George Ranch, click here

Here are some photos I took on my visit. I hope they inspire you to visit and take your own photos, and learn more about Texas history.

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