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The Chef Strikes Again

Okay, we are going to have another cooking lesson. After last year’s experience, I’m not trying to do deviled eggs. This year the eggs will go straight to the potato salad – no detours. We will need four boiled eggs … Continue reading

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The Cinnamon Raisin Bagel

Someone was bringing cinnamon raisin bagels to the office and toasting them in the office toaster. Every morning I distinctly smelled the aroma of cinnamon drifting around the corner and into my cubicle. Don’t they know that office workers are always … Continue reading

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Wanda and the Catfish

Wanda is a dumb blond, to put it kindly. She is not the sort of person I would normally choose as a friend, but we came to know each other through a mutual acquaintance. She is a good-hearted person, but intelligence … Continue reading

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My Friend Jenny

While I wasn’t looking some overly zealous calories sneaked up behind me and overcame my willpower. Why is it that modern women are expected to be skinny anyhow? Actually, I’ve never seen a woman with a beer belly, although I … Continue reading

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Mind Your Peas

Have a bad year and are wishing for better luck next year? Try eating some black-eyed peas. Black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day are a southern tradition. There seems to be little agreement on how this custom began, though, or … Continue reading

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The Fried Turkey Tale

Dear Mom, I hope you and dad are having a Happy Thanksgiving.  This year we decided to do something a bit different and fry our turkey whole.  I am in a newsgroup on the Internet that could not say enough … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for a Smooth Turkey Day

I saw an article somewhere with a lot of suggestions about how to plan ahead for Thanksgiving to make things go smoothly . It seemed like a great idea, but the following is about how my planning ahead usually goes. … Continue reading

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Interview with a Turkey

Good day, Mr. Turkey. Thank you for agreeing to speak with us about life in the turkey shed and the approaching holiday season. 1. What sort of goals in life does a turkey have? Well, I’ve been on a very strict … Continue reading

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Turkeys Unite!

Turkeys unite! It’s time to panic! They are killing us by the millions. We must run while there is still time! Look around you – do you see any turkeys that you knew a year ago? They are breeding us … Continue reading

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Jimbo’s Famous Baked Potato

Jimbo’s is a place like no other. They sell baked potatoes. Well, actually, they sell “fixings,” the baked potato is almost incidental. Jimbo’s is really a hot dog joint. It seems as if it should be named “Jumbo’s,” but it … Continue reading

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