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Bacon Ritz crackers?

This time of year, I’m not enthusiastic about cooking.  We still get hungry though.  We’re just more inclined to seek cool, no-cooking-required foods. Peanut butter, cheese, tuna, chicken, turkey, and cold cuts are all favorites.  We even cooked a turkey … Continue reading

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Fast green chili with carne picada

Everybody likes fast meals, if they are tasty.  This one might be a bit different than is commonly found on the Gulf Coast though, as it takes on a lot of Southwestern influence along the way. It starts with the … Continue reading

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Newly released on Smashwords!

There’s a new release on Smashwords, although it was previously released on Amazon, but it marks its debut into other formats besides that of Kindle.  It’s 56+ Marvelous Homemade Mixes. I’m every bit as excited as I was when it … Continue reading

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At my house

I’m a really good cook, not a fancy cook.  I can be very creative at cooking.  I write about food, cooking, and recipes, and have done so for years now. That doesn’t mean that every meal is a gourmet experience … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday, so here’s a gift for YOU!

My birthday is the 19th of this month, and while I’m going to leave my age a bit mysterious (ladies are like that…) I am going to be celebrating it with family and friends on a camping trip.   So … Continue reading

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SNAP (aka food stamp program)

On social media, I see a lot of commentary about the SNAP program and its recipients.  Most of these are assumptions that have no basis in truth.  Here are a few: Food stamp recipients are lazy and don’t want to … Continue reading

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Staying on budget

Face it–we’ve got a tough economy.  Prices are rising, while wages and incomes either are not rising or are actually shrinking.  The only flex point in most family’s budgets that is left is the food budget. So what can a … Continue reading

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