What Should You Discuss With Your Doctor Before Committing To Bariatric Surgery?

What Should You Discuss With Your Doctor Before Committing To Bariatric Surgery? The issue of bariatric surgery is foreign to a lot of us. We have all heard terms like “tummy tuck” and “stomach staple”, but very few actually know what the whole process entails and what we need to consider before committing to a Read more …

Naval Rum

Naval Rum: “Navy Rum” is not just a name for dark rum. Naval Rum is also known as Pusser’s Rum to the crew of a naval vessel, due to the fact that is was given by the purser of the ship.  The British Navy issued a daily ‘tot’ of rum to the crew with a Read more …

History of the Piña Colada Cocktail

History Of The Piña Colada Cocktail: Ah the mystery surrounding the history of the Pina Colada.  The origin of this tropical cocktail, as with most cocktails, is debatable, at least four stories make the rounds of the rum connoisseurs and the debate will continue on. In Spanish, Pina Colada means “strained pineapple”. This sweet drink Read more …

Goslings Black Seal Rum

Goslings Black Seal Rum: The history of the Gosling family business starts when James Gosling left England bound for America. After months of poor sailing conditions, the boat could no longer make it to the mainland and instead landed in Bermuda.  Here, James opened a shop with the merchandise he had brought with him, in Read more …

Rum & Food

Rum & Food: Preparing meals is just one of life’s necessities.  Everyone has to do it.  And as long as rum has been around, people have been cooking with it.  Barbecuing started in the Caribbean a long time ago by the native tribes.  They used pit barbecues with a wooden grate called a “barbacoa” and Read more …

Rum Cake

Rum Cake: The story goes that if you give a rum cake as gift to share, make one for yourself.  Otherwise you won’t even get a taste.  It will be gone that quickly.  And from other stories I have read this seems to be true.  From a sliver with your morning coffee to an after Read more …

Lap Band Surgery vs. Gastric Bypass

gastric-bypass

Lap Band Surgery vs. A Gastric Bypass – Which Is Right For You? There are many options when it comes to weight loss surgery. Two of the most popular are a lap band surgery and a gastric bypass. They both try to achieve the same goal, (making your stomach smaller) but they go about it Read more …

History Of The Rum Daiquiri Cocktail

History Of The Rum Daiquiri Cocktail: The name Daiquiri derives its name from a beach near Santiago, Cuba and oddly enough from an iron mine in the same area. The story goes that an American mining engineer by the name of Jennings Cox invented the cocktail at a bar in Santiago, near the mines where Read more …

Rum Drinks

Rum Drinks: When it comes to picking the most popular rum drinks, anything goes.  Adding different flavored rums can change the drink into a whole new drink with a variety of flavor sensations.  There is a big difference between light and dark rums, spiced rums and aged rums.  Choosing the right rum for the right Read more …

History Of The Rum Eggnog

History Of The Rum Eggnog: Eggnog is a traditional drink mainly thought of as a holiday drink.  Toasting with eggnog is common from Buckingham Palace and the White House to homes everywhere.  Eggnog has become a favorite winter drink.  What’s not to like? It is rich, spicy and alcoholic.  A particular Christmas favorite, eggnog adds Read more …