Creating Beer and Chocolate Believers by Ginger Johnson

“I used to be a beer racist, but you changed me.” – April A Ninkasi’s Believer Red has long been a beer that makes me smile. Yes, it’s delicious. More importantly I really like the philosophy around the name: Believer. We all want to believe in something and last night I made believers of new beer & chocolate tasters. April’s quote, my host of a … Continue reading Creating Beer and Chocolate Believers by Ginger Johnson

Crafting Education by Ginger Johnson

Rarely does someone point their finger at me and tell me what to do. It’s precisely what My Fine Husband did about 4 weeks ago. He’d come across this class – Crafting Beer & Food – and told me I needed to attend. “Here’s why,” he continued (which was the saving grace): They’re covering topics I’m interested in, one being beer as it relates to … Continue reading Crafting Education by Ginger Johnson

Delicious Reading of Economy Grace and by Ginger Johnson

I love how certain books can whet your appetite not only for food. It gets my brain juice moving in new ways. Tamar Adler’s An Everlasting Meal, Cooking with Economy and Grace is one of those books for me. Ms. Adler’s book was one I first checked out at a local library. Libraries are treasure troves of books of all ilk’s and one of the … Continue reading Delicious Reading of Economy Grace and by Ginger Johnson

Reading and Eating by Ginger Johnson

It all started when I was too young to remember learning how to read. Somehow in my early years I developed a strong interest in the written word and the mental adventures reading could yield. It’d be remarkable to remember the process of learning to write letters for the first time, combining them to form words and start to grasp meanings. As an avid reader, … Continue reading Reading and Eating by Ginger Johnson

Ginger Johnson returns to contributing staff of Your Home with Karie Engels

  We are pleased to announce to return of Ginger Johnson to the contributing staff of Your Home with Karie Engels. Ginger’s natural enthusiasm and energy is and always has been a tremendous asset to the site and our  excitement meter is off the chart with the opportunity  to work with Ginger once more. “It’s with great relish I’m returning to Your Home,” states Johnson. “Karie has a … Continue reading Ginger Johnson returns to contributing staff of Your Home with Karie Engels

Cooking and Booking by Ginger Johnson

Cookbooks. These two words may instill excitement or fear in you. In me, it provokes curiosity and enthusiasm. See, I look at cooking as one of the great joys of life. Farther up the this-is-what-I’m-thinking the chain of custody, I love food. I’ve always enjoyed grocery shopping and buying, sorting and unpacking the bags of lovely food brought home to enjoy. Smelling, examining, planning, cleaning, … Continue reading Cooking and Booking by Ginger Johnson