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Almond vs. Soy Milk

Soy and almond milk are the two most popular dairy milk alternatives. Today there are so many more people choosing the alternatives versus skim milk or any percent milk that is due to lactose intolerance, not trusting the additives that are put into milk and many more reasons. If you are lactose intolerant, have some …

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Do Spices Go Bad?

It’s not an uncommon occurrence to buy spices in bulk when out at the grocery stores in high hopes of cooking a multitude of new recipes. However most often than not, all those spices just end up sitting around for years, never to be touched or opened until years later when they’re accidentally rediscovered. How …

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The Health Benefits of Coffee & Tea

Coffee and tea are must-haves for people all over the world. Whether one needs it just to get through the day, brings you together with friends and family or else you drink it for religious or relaxation purposes, the necessity of the two drinks are evident in our society. The added compound that tea and …

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How Much Does the Lombardi Trophy Weigh?!

Since Super Bowl XXX, the Vince Lombardi trophy has been presented to the winning team’s owner on the field following the big game. It is every fan and player’s dream to see their team raise that trophy in the air amongst all the confetti and excitement signifying they are the champions! The Pittsburgh Steelers hold …

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The Great Debate: Butter Vs. Margarine

The great debate between margarine versus butter has been a slippery subject for years. Some claim that margarine is better than butter but others claim that you can’t get better than the original, aka butter. So what is truly better and the most important question, what is healthier for you? Butter is a dairy product …

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Famous FOOD Art

There are so many iconic pieces of art that feature food. Here are just a couple of our favorites: Campbell Soup Can (Tomato) by Andy Warhol A-1 Sauce by Ralph Goings Cloud Gate (The Bean) by Anish Kapoor Still Life with Apples by Paul Cezanne The Son of Man by Rene Margritte Spoonbridge and Cherry by …

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July from us all at Escali scales! What a beautiful day to celebrate our freedom and independence. Get on out there with your family and friends. To ensure you have the best holiday ever, make sure to bring lots of fireworks and food! Here are our favorite recipes for celebrating this great …

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How Much Does the Stanley Cup Weigh?!

The National Hockey Association began awarding the treasured trophy in 1910. In 1926, it became the symbol of supremacy for the National Hockey League. Every professional hockey player’s dream is to raise the Stanley Cup above their head after being named the NHL Champions just as the recent champs,  Chicago Blackhawks. Just how much effort …

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Urban & Rooftop Farming Growing in Popularity

Photo credit: www.outnext.com/on/2008/08/rooftop-gardens.html Farming has been a way of life for man since the beginning. Harvesting and growing one’s own food has always been a necessary resource for man and has been a decent and honorable profession for millions of people. In today’s day and age, it seems that needs have moved away from buying …

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Home Brew Competitions Grow at State Fairs

Over the past few years, home brew beer competitions have skyrocketed in popularity. In its 18th annual competition, the Ohio State fair brought in 544 entries which is twice as many as five years ago. In its first ten years, entries averaged just about 130 people. According to an article from the Columbus Dispatch, Brett …

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