The Mormon Tabernacle Choir totally crushes “The Sound of Music”

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is a bad-ass outfit.  If you've ever watched them perform "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" or "Amazing Grace" or marveled as they reduced President Ronald Reagan…

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Fry sauce changed my life and it will change your life, too

So there's a really cool regional American condiment called fry sauce. It originated in Utah in the 1940s and it's served there and in surrounding states today with French fries. Fry sauce…

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John Glenn’s birthplace (+killer hot wings!) on The National Road

John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth on this date 57 years ago: Feb. 20, 1962.  I visited Glenn's birthplace on a whim this past fall while…

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The 34 most delicious, mostly ghetto things I ate & drank in 2018

A ton of cheap eats in 2018 yielded a delicious array of American road food mixed with the occasional European classic. Here's one man's year in food.  34. Gas station…

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I put South Carolina BBQ sauce on my South Carolina BBQ sauce

Mustard-based South Carolina-style barbecue sauce is packed with flavor and a bright yellow color that really makes smoked meat pop off the plate. Was delighted to enjoy crispy smoked hot…

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