Braising is a pretty simple way to create a lot of flavor with inexpensive cuts of meat. This beer-braised short rib recipe is a very hearty and satisfying cold weather dish that only takes about 15 minutes to prep. Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs. Boneless beef short ribs Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced ½ medium … [Read more...]
Archives for December 2020
How Ogden got its name
A Brief History of the Ogden Valley Prior to the arrival of the Mormon pioneers, the Ogden Valley was recognized by Indians as a special place. Abundant game in the area made the traverse across the mountain pass (now called Trapper’s Loop) a seasonal migration for the nomadic Shoshone Indians, who camped and hunted the abundant beaver, moose, elk, and waterfowl that are … [Read more...]
What are those Take-a-Book Leave-a-Book Boxes You’ve been seeing in Sugar House all about?
In our wonderful, whimsical, walkable Sugar House, among my favorite things to discover are the take-a-book leave-a-book boxes known as Little Free Libraries. These are small, sidewalk adjacent book houses eagerly waiting to share their contents with a passerby. They may be simple or elaborate, small or roomy, no-nonsense or fanciful. They may reflect the personality of their … [Read more...]
Is this city project going to obliterate Sugar House businesses?
When Sugar House area business owners were informed that Highland Drive would close north of 2100 South this fall for a long-awaited curb and gutter project, the community uttered a collective “not now.” “If the whole street was closed, it would be worse than COVID,” said Pam Tedersen, owner of the Central Book Exchange. The project has been on Salt Lake City’s to-do list … [Read more...]