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My Chili Recipe

“Uh, oh!” “What’s wrong?” “I was supposed to make chili this weekend to take to the office today. What can I do? It’s time to go to work — too late to cook now. They are counting on me, and … Continue reading

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Pass the Biscuits

Now I was only knee-high to a grasshopper when mama took pity on me and allowed me to get into the dough she was kneading. Being a curious child, I hung around under mama’s feet while she was trying to … Continue reading

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How to Eat Healthy

While I hadn’t really noticed this before, I have lately begun to suspect that there is a vast conspiracy out there to make people fat. It seems I have been so busy watching the diet industry that I paid little … Continue reading

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The Green Stuff

Holidays are a time steeped in tradition and a time when families gather together and enjoy favorite foods. For some families the traditional food may be turkey with special stuffing, ham with a secret glaze, or pumpkin pie. Our family … Continue reading

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Hot Wings from Hell

“How about some hot wings from the new carry-out place?” my honey asked. “I don’t remember a hot wings carry-out place. What’s the name of it?” “Wing City or something like that… I can’t remember.” “Okay, sounds good — as … Continue reading

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Nature’s Bounty

“Can I have any apples off your tree that you are not going to use?” asked the neighbor. “Sure, you can have them all.” I have an old apple tree in my yard. When I planted it, I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

How do you know when it’s going to be a bad day? For starters, it might be a bad day if you wake up to the sound of the smoke alarm going off at 5 AM in the morning like … Continue reading

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Candy Is Dandy

Here it is, Christmas again and the whole world is turning into sugar and spice. For some reason, we don’t seem to be able to celebrate the holiday without filling ourselves with sweets. What is it about the Christmas season … Continue reading

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Make Green Stuff, Mom

Well, it’s done, the annual making of the green stuff for the holiday. I always put it off until the last day and then wonder why I didn’t do it sooner. “I am not cooking this year,” I told my … Continue reading

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Eat Your Spinach

“Stop! Don’t eat that spinach!” These words are music to kid’s ears everywhere — words they thought they would never hear. Ever since adults were brainwashed by a cartoon character named Popeye, kids have been victims of vegetable abuse. Adults … Continue reading

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