Jelly Of The Month Club: Sturges Orchards Strawberry Jam

Achievement: #84. Jelly of the Month Club
March Jelly of the Month

For our first spring edition of Jelly of the Month Club, we return to some traditional flavors with this bangin’ Sturges Orchard Strawberry Jelly. Check it out! Continue reading

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Bacon The Baconteenth: 3D

Achievement: #12. Bacon of the Month Club
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This month’s bacon from Crested Duck is a triple-threat of flavor: Maple-Dried Chili-Fennel bacon. How did the flavors hold up to frying? Check in and see! Continue reading

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Start The Top Of Your Morning With Irish Cheeses

Achievement: #50. Cheese of the Month Club
March Cheese of the Month

Three months in and we’re still loving our monthly Cheeses of the Month from PennMac. March brings us, appropriately, Irish cheeses. We’ve done a little hands-on research to make some suggestions for pairing each of the four Irish cheeses we tried. Take a look! Continue reading

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Bonsai! It’s Another Awesome Flower Show At Phipps!

Achievement: #16. See 2 Phipps Flower Shows
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For our second trip to Phipps this year, we chose to tour the Orchid and Tropical Bonsai show. We got some great photos, so come check them out! Continue reading

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The Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum: A Tour In Pictures

Achievement: #59. Go to the Sports Museum
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We took a brief tour through Pittsburgh sports history with the help of the Heinz History Center, and we’ve come to bring you a report on it. Check it out! Continue reading

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Grab A Seat, Pierre, It’s French Cheese Time!

Achievement: #50. Cheese of the Month Club
February Cheese of the Month

Our Cheese of the Month feature returns with a variety of delicious French cheeses, all available from PennMac. Feel free to copy our pairings, or grab some cheese and try to create a few of your own! Continue reading

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Go, Go, Go To A Late Night Show (At Club Cafe)

Achievement: #90. Club Cafe Late Show
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If you want to take a chance on some new-to-you music, checking out the late show at Club Cafe is a pretty safe and inexpensive way to do so. For the price of only $8 a head, we were able to see two new bands last month. Here’s a recap of the Driftwood show, featuring local duo The Wreckids. Continue reading

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Jelly Of The Month Club: Hot Pepper Jelly

Achievement: #84. Jelly of the Month Club
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Our personal Jelly of the Month club continues with our February installment: locally made Hot Pepper Jelly from Penn’s Corner! Continue reading

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Bacon of the Month Club, Part II: The Baconing

Achievement: #12. Bacon of the Month Club
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In our second installment of tasty, bacony goodness, we move on to the main event: specially cured, bacon-club-only strips made by Crested Duck! Continue reading

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Have A Fun Night Painting Your Pet With Paint Monkey

Achievement: #13. Paint Your Pet @ Paint Monkey
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Wine? Paint? Cute pet photos? Count us in. We had a super blast at Paint Monkey’s ‘Paint Your Pet’ night, and we think you would, too. Check out our review, and then go get your own tickets for the next installment! Continue reading

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