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Miscellany and such

Feast!

We’re visiting relatives north o’ the border for the week for a wedding, and while we are being hosted, we have also received some wicked cool gifts! Tours through several lovely Niagara area wineries -and we have the cases of … Continue reading

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Smoked Brown Sugar

So, yeh… Today’s post is more in the category of Stuff I Like than a recipe, but I think it needs to be shared and you need to check this seriously terrific stuff out. Three words: Smoked. Brown. Sugar. I … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

The last holiday of our summer season has come gray, drizzly, and sticky; a perfect time to recall our trip last week to scenic (and tasty!) Door County, Wisconsin. We’d booked our favorite cabin at Chanticleer Guest House for the … Continue reading

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MOUNTAIN DAY!

Well, ermmm, really “Lakeside Cottage Day!”… we’re across the water for the weekend, and the very thoughtful (I think) owners of the cottage we’re renting provided Shiloh a Kong Squeaky Ball which is now his NEW BEST FRIEND. Which means, … Continue reading

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A Very Happy Merry!

Me & teh minions are taking a couple of days to chill with a tall cuppa Starbucks’ finest and a few good books. If you’re looking for a most interesting ‘foodie’ read, allow me to suggest the most excellent ‘Provence, … Continue reading

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Travel Day!

It’s a lovely day in New England, and, a holiday! More when I get back to the edge o’ the prairie.

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A Simple Treat…

When we were on vacation in Door County, we came across some apple cider doughnuts at a couple of different farm stands. While the doughnuts themselves were quite nice, they put me in mind of a ridiculously simple treat from … Continue reading

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What a Crock(pot)!

We were spending a week in Door County, enjoying dinner at one of our old stand-by favorite restaurants (Donny’s Glidden Lodge); and, in conversation with our very pleasant waitress, this here blog thing-y came up. She was wondering if I … Continue reading

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Best! Panda (a tale of dinner delayed)

We’d spent the day slouching about the Renaissance Faire with Bob and Don – and yes, the weather was exactly as lovely as it looks in this picture. The Faire was fun, and it was Steampunk Weekend, so there were … Continue reading

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An update on Stuff I Like: my Emile Henry Tagine

This was one of my big presents from Rich for Christmas last, and I mean big as in its price; at around $160US, this is not your basic clay-pot chicken makin’ kinda of tagine. This all-ceramic beauty, part of Emile Henry’s … Continue reading

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