Category Archives: Food and Drink

Cooking tip from a knitter.

I learned this from someone else on the internet, don’t remember who. But I have several of these metal needle gauges that I do not use because I much prefer the sturdy plastic ones from Knit Picks. They now have … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food!

I have found myself collecting recipes over the past couple months, something I haven’t done in a long time. My renewed interest in cooking stems from a couple things: I have backed away from some of my volunteer activities so … Continue reading

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Dinner at…

…McDonalds(?!) Why, yes, we are in Massachusetts. What was your first clue?  

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Graduation #6*.

Elder Son graduated from his family medicine residency last weekend on Smokey’s birthday. Younger Son went with us to Sioux Falls to observe and celebrate. That evening we went to a Brazilian steakhouse for the traditional celebratory dinner. Neither Smokey … Continue reading

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Okay, this is just too cool.

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County fair!

Our county fair was a couple weekends ago. Perfect weather, hot but not ungodly so, low humidity, no rain (except when we were setting up, but we were inside the 20’x20′ tent so the rain didn’t bother much). I worked … Continue reading

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Size does matter.

Portion size, that is.

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Remember Creamsicles and Dreamsicles?

  To explain to the young’uns among us, Dreamsicles were a delightful summertime treat back in the 1960s. The linked Wikipedia article tells us that Creamsicles had an ice cream center, and Dreamsicles had an ice milk center. Both were delicious.   … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the dessert edition.

Ten Favorite Desserts. Fruit compote. Mine always had strawberries, cantaloupe, and kiwi, and usually had honeydew, watermelon, blueberries, and sometimes raspberries; tossed with a teaspoon of sugar and a couple tablespoons of Triple Sec. Mmmm… photo credit: Fresh Fruit for … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the grocery gift edition.

Ten Gifts You Can Pick Up at the Grocery Store.  Assortment of cheeses, sausages, crackers, and — depending on the liquor laws in your state — a bottle of wine. You can also add an assortment of mustards and nuts if … Continue reading

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