American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "Harlem was in vogue"
Using beer instead of water to cook potatoes is a wonderful way of infusing loads of flavor into ordinarily bland potato recipes. Choose any beer that you love to drink in these Beer Steamed Potatoes with Rosemary.
A great blog and podcast associated with it called "Pop Culture Happy Hour." A table of friends with witty revelations and interesting and intelligent takes on pop culture. It's funny, informative, and it also makes you think about pop culture in a new way.
Heat oil for frying. In a bowl, mix together one can of beer; one and one-half cups cornmeal (or panko) and pinches of salt, pepper; and paprika. Dip shrimp into batter and fry in batches until golden, about three minutes (flip once). Serve on split crusty Italian or French loaves with lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise; lemon juice and hot sauce are also great here.