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  • Simply Fresh Guacamole … #recipe

    Simply Fresh Guacamole … #recipe

    Ingredients: – 1.5 HAAS Avocados, shelled, pitted and diced – Juice of 1/2 of a lime – 1 tsp fresh chopped cilantro – 1 tbls of fine minced red onion – 1/4 tsp of diced fresh jalapeno – 1 tbls of diced tomato Combine all ingredients in mortar and pestle or small mixing bowl, thoroughly mashing but leaving some chunks. Salt and pepper to taste. This recipes come compliments of  The Lime  where their fresh guacamole is made table-side. The [...]

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  • Fantastic, Fabulous, Fun at Zest Fest!

    Fantastic, Fabulous, Fun at Zest Fest!

    Midlife Road Trip experiences the fine line between pleasure and pain at Zest Fest in Irving, Texas where Rick enters Intensity Academy’s “Hot Lolly Lick-a-thon”, a tongue torturing contest involving the hottest lollipop on the planet. Can you say “OUCH!” ?  

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  • Training for the Mongol Rally

    Training for the Mongol Rally

    Midlife Road Trip recently attended ZestFest in Irving, Texas, where I entered an eXtreme lolly licking contest. This particular lolly-pop was made from Ghost Chilies – the hottest pepper on the planet. The Ghost Chile’s heat factor measures 1.8 million Scoville units compared to a Jalapeno at just 6,000 units or a Habanero at a mere 300,000 units. That sucker was HOT! I was going against some seasoned pepper-licking pros and knew that I didn’t realistically have a chance of [...]

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