One of the main reasons that I go to baseball games is for the food. Overpriced beer in plastic cups, greasy hot dogs and cotton candy make up for any shortcomings in a long, drawn-out game. My favorite snack is a soft pretzel, served hot and smothered in mustard. Since Dodger Stadium is too far of a drive for a fancy piece of bread, I decided to make my own yesterday (using this recipe) on what was a particularly gray, dreary afternoon. The process took far more time than I expected, but they were entirely worth the wait (especially the few that I decided to make with cinnamon and sugar).
When I was younger, a trip to the grocery store with my mom was always a welcomed challenge. Each aisle was a new opportunity to convince her of things I needed: sugary "fruit" drinks, granola bars packed with chocolate chips - I had a creative spin for every kind of junk food. ...read more