The Daily GLOB: Meatless Monday: Designer Greens, CMC Monday Movie, SOFAR Entertainment, Bo Diddley Yoga, How 'bout Vegan Monday? Asparagus recipes, Meatless Factoid, Daily GLOB Lunch Quote

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Volume 8, Day 144, Monday, April 23, 2018
 
 
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I finally made it to Micanopy's Pearl's Country Store & Barbecue!  My husband and I are doing some work down in Cross Creek so we decided to stop at Pearl's for lunch yesterday to finally try their famous BBQ.  I tried the pork sandwich and thought it was delicious.  It was a slightly different preparation than usual -the pork was chopped into bite- sized pieces rather than shredded, with a bit of bbq sauce drizzled on top.  The pork was very moist with just a little bit of fat left on it.  It was quite flavorful and tasty.  I put extra BBQ sauce on it - a sweet, not vinegary BBQ sauce.  My "regular" sandwich was gigantic- I can hardly imagine what the "jumbo" size looked like.  It was served on a ho-hum white burger roll with sesame seeds.  I ate the sammy with a fork because I didn't want to make a mess.  My husband tried the 1/2 chicken dinner and proceeded to eat it while vocalizing little sounds of pleasure.  He pronounced it "as good as Terrells (in Gainesville)" but was bummed out because he didn't notice that they had potato salad and cole slaw until after we had ordered.  He said he will order that next time instead of the french fries and mac and cheese he chose this time.  By the way- the fries were pretty good too- crinkle cut with seasoned salt.  The mac and cheese, as usual at a BBQ joint, was kinda dry and nothing special.  We went for a late lunch on a Sunday and there was a small crowd, but service was quick and friendly.  We will be back soon- next I need to try the beef.  Mmmmmm.......

- Kristen R

 
   
 
 
 

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Happy Monday!

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Goof morning GLOBers and Happy National Cherry Cheesecake Day.  Did you know cheese cakes supposedly originated in ancient Greece and were even served to athletes at the first Olympic Games.  Hmmm there are few things tastier than a delicious slice of New York Style, dense, with candies cherries drenched in cherry goo al over the top of the cake.  The GLOB Master's mother use the Better Homes and Gardens New York style cheesecake recipe and when ever I want to create a special dessert this is my go-to recipe.  YUM!

 

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THE STOLEN RIVER WITH DIRECTOR Q&A:  Tonight's Civic Media Center Monday Movie at 7:00 is The Stolen River directed by Krisztina Danka.  Six young people in rural India set out on a journey to find out who is poisoning their sacred river Yamuna, causing people and animals to fall sick and dies. Arriving at the foothills of the Himalayas, they discover their river has been “stolen” and replaced by an open flow of sewage, causing a major ecological disaster affecting tens of millions.  This special Earth Day screening, followed by discussion and Q&A with film director Krisztina Danka, Ph.D  is free, donations are accepted.

 

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INTIMATE GIGS IN GAINESVILLE: Sofar Sounds Gainesville - Acoustic Show is the third Sofar Gainesville show and it's going to be a special one, an All-Acoustic show. This show will feature artists and styles that you don't normally hear performed acoustic.  Sofar transforms everyday spaces - like a living room or retail shop - and turns it into a captivating venue for secret, live shows, creating an immersive experience that brings guests and artists closer together. Each Sofar is small, and typically features three diverse acts, with no headliner.   See you tonight.  FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.

 

 

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BO DIDDLEY YOGA MONDAY WITH KATE: Free yoga class that welcomes all levels of practice this afternoon at 6:00.  .Join instructor Kate Motto for a yoga class at Bo Diddley Plaza. Bring a mat / towel and drinking water. All levels of practice welcome! Donations appreciated. (Rain or shine!)

What's for lunch GLOBers?  Where do you get your cherry cheesecake fix satisfied?  Tell me where to meet ya for lunch and I will bring all the brain food you can consume fresh and ready to enjoy . . .

 

Today in the GLOB!

Meatless Monday: Designer Greens

The DG Half 'n Half was the Avocado Salad and a half of the Chicken Pepperjack Flatbread Sandwich. It was at the suggestion of the 'Designer Greens Girl' that I substituted a portobello mushroom for the chicken breast. YUM!  - READ MORE

Vegan Monday for the planet?

Mother Nature's Network asks  Is it time to try Vegan Mondays? This study suggests going vegan is the best thing you can do for the planet  - READ MORE

Fabulously delicious asparagus recipes

The Food Republic website suggests you take a deep dive into their colorful asparagus section for dishes from award-winning chefs and cookbook writers with baby asparagus recipes from the early spring garden.  - READ MORE

 

 

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11 YOUTUBE COOKING SHOWS: According to this Tasting Table writer these YouTube cooking shows are as good as anything on TV and the selections range from easy, instructional recipes for new cooks to beautifully bizarre Japanese cooking demos with a poodle.

 

 

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MEATLESS MONDAY FACTOID: A report concluded by Jeff Anhang and Robert Goodland for World Watch found that livestock accounts for 51% of all Greenhouse Gases. That’s more than every form of transportation in the world combined. The reason for this is because two of the gases livestock produce are Methane and Nitrous Oxide – which are 20 times and 296 times, respectively, more powerful in terms of global warming potential1.

 

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DAILY GLOBE LUNCH QUOTE OF THE DAY:  I’ve forgotten a lot of things in life. A meal has never been one of them.

- PURE WOW

 

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If you're still hungry and need a good lunch idea FOLLOW THIS LINK to Gainesville's Lunch Out Blog Instagram page.  This is where the GLOB's Image Editor Erica Corbett takes great pleasure in sharing amazingly looking, deliciously yummy images of what we are thinking about, contemplating seriously, and eventually eating for lunch in the Urban GLOB.

 

Have a  Marvelous Monday lunch GLOBers and I will see ya right here tomorrow morning.

Mike Sanford, GLOB Editor

email me: misanford@gatorglob.com

 
 
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