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Product Review: Rada Cutlery

Of all the great things I brought back with me from the Food Journey 2010 … I think I love my Rada Cutlery the most! Rada’s classic line of knives–which I preferred–feature brushed cast aluminum handles permanently bonded to amazingly … Continue reading

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Plum Peach Ginger Crumble! Or … what the heck is a ‘crumble’ … and how can I make one for myself?

Sounds tasty, right? But first … a bit of administrivia One of the frequent questions I see on canning discussion lists is … how do you use all the things you can? I understand why they ask that question, too. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving to one and all, and sharing a family cheesecake recipe!

Our Thanksgiving plans have been so in-flux this week that they only really gelled for us yesterday. We’re heading out in just a couple of minutes to meet friends for a late traditional lunch at a local restaurant, and then … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to you…

…my adorable husband, you! The poor man’s been through the medical mill in the last couple of weeks, and here today–on his birthday, when he was supposed to be back at work today–he’s still fevery (again … even on antibiotics) … Continue reading

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The Dutchman’s Store — Cantril, IA

I arrived at my destination about mid-morning, and was not surprised to see lots of folks already shopping in The Dutchman’s Store. Yes, gang! My Mecca for this trip was a Mennonite-run general store, specializing in plain and simple goods. … Continue reading

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On the road again … leaving Chicago … and heading toward Mecca :)

It’s time to turn South again, but West as well … toward Mecca My time in Chicago was fun, but too short! I ate some of my favorite foods on the planet, and hung out with some of my favorite … Continue reading

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