Archive for Tag Archives: ' Road-Tested Gear'

Moore’s Marinades & Sauces

Pour on the flavor. By Hope S. Philbrick The makers of Moore’s Marinades & Sauces, based in Jasper, Alabama, say, “The barbecue is a summer staple for any household, but it doesn’t matter what kind of [...]

Goodnight Brothers Country Ham

All natural, dry cured ham made in Boone, North Carolina. Since 1948, Goodnight Brothers has been producing all natural, dry cured ham in the North Carolina High Country. The production process takes about a year to [...]

S.O.S Soap Pads Celebrate 100-Year Anniversary

Helping cooks clean up for a century. Editor’s Note: In every busy kitchen some goop does accumulate. The fastest way that I’ve found to erase it from scuff-proof surfaces is with an S.O.S pad. Though the [...]

Nando’s PERi-PERi

South African sauce is now widely available in Atlanta, Georgia and across the U.S.A. Nando’s PERi-PERi is now widely available in over 10,000 of the nation’s biggest retailers including Safeway, Kroger, Fresh Market, Walmart and Publix. [...]

Road-Tested: Gift Guide 2015

Four fun finds. Road-tested by grownups. By Hope S. Philbrick This Cyber Monday, we’ve rounded up four of this year’s best road-tested gear and products. We think you’ll want to add these to your list, whether [...]

Edwards Virginia Smokehouse

S. Wallace Edwards & Sons; Producers of Virginia’s finest smoked meats & specialty foods since 1926. Upgrade your grilling game, year round. By Hope S. Philbrick This year, I’ll be cooking two Thanksgiving dinners, one for [...]

Epicurean State Shape Boards

Cut with local pride By Hope S. Philbrick When I’m home, if not at my computer I’m most likely standing in my kitchen with a chef’s knife in hand, working over an Epicurean cutting board. Over [...]

A Is For Absinthe

A children’s book with a grownup twist. By Hope S. Philbrick When we launched Getaways for Grownups, if you’d told us that one day we’d review a children’s book, we’d have thought that you were nuts [...]


Road Tripping App By Hope S. Philbrick You will not see many app reviews on this site, but I decided to make an exception for Waze, which bills itself as “one of the world’s largest community-based [...]

Vinturi Aerator

Add air to get more flavor out of your alcohol. By Hope S. Philbrick Due to our fondness for libations, we @21plusTravel were asked to road-test two Vinturi aerators. We agreed knowing that Vinturi products are [...]

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