Category Archives: Food and Drink

PSA: how to maximize your T’giving pleasure.

How to eat Thanksgiving dinner.

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So we went on a road trip. And all hell broke loose. Part 3, the end.

We arrived at the Cascade uneventfully on Monday evening (yay!). Cabin 11, the Honeymoon Cabin, was ours for four nights. I had finished knitting a shawlette/scarf for myself on the drive and was hard at work on the second sock … Continue reading

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Random on a Thursday.

This is what Google looks like on your birthday: * * * * * On my birthday: I┬ádid a good deed. ‘Nuf said. We went out to dinner. The┬árestaurant* we went to was near the theatre where we saw the … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the ice cream edition.

photo credit: Home Made Ice Cream via photopin (license) My Ten Favorite Flavors Of Ice Cream. Mint chocolate chip, aka peppermint bon bon, preferably in the slightly melted state shown below. Best is Blue Bunny. Ben & Jerry's New York … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the sammie edition.

My Ten Favorite Sandwiches. Hot pastrami on rye. No lettuce, no tomato, no mustard, no mayo, no cheese. Just the hot pastrami and the rye bread, please. The last couple years I was working, this, plus a generous scoop of … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the cheesy edition.

When I was a child, I did not like cheese (among a number of foods; I used to be a picky eater). That has changed somewhat. Ten Favorite Kinds Of Cheese. Vermont white cheddar. Years ago we were on a … Continue reading

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I drove >100 miles for lunch today.*

    Picked up a friend for lunch. She asked if I was up for A Drive, which of course I was, so we went to a fabulous Thai restaurant in White Bear Lake, MN, 53.5 miles from my house. … Continue reading

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We will not be having turkey for Christmas dinner. Or goose. Or duck.

The FIERY FLAMES OF HELL, for the imaginatively impaired. Or anything else that requires me to use the oven in the stove. You may remember the fiasco several years ago when the thermostat in the stove stuck in the FIERY … Continue reading

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Turkey Day links.

photo credit: Don McCullough via photopin cc The science behind white and dark meat. Turkey disasters. Laser-etch your pumpkin pie. How to win the wishbone-breaking contest. The inside story on those gigantic balloons in the Macy's parade. How to win: … Continue reading

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This was gonna be a Saturday link, but it needed to be out there before Thanksgiving: a PSA.

    To save you the trouble of googling, I present to you the strangest (to me) recipes: Pretzel salad Dirt pudding Frog eye salad Funeral potatoes Snicker salad Spinach Maria And now, please excuse me while I go roto-rooter … Continue reading

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