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Indians Summer came to an end

Well yesterday the Indians played their last game of the season.  We weren’t ready for the season to be over.  We wanted to win the World Series.  We didn’t want to hear “Wait until next year” one more time.  The Butcher and I were fortunate (or unfortunate–depending on your viewpoint) to be at the game […]

You’re never too old for the zoo!

Well, maybe it’s not so funny that I am talking about age in my blog. I am celebrating my birthday today. You have to indulge me a little. Alright, you don’t have to indulge me, you can simply stop reading this blog and I will never know. For those of you that are sticking around […]

Keep Twirling!

I know this is an unusual title for my weekly blog. I usually share a recipe with you. Just bear with me, I have some words of wisdom for you. A few weeks ago I was listening to the Fish Radio station. They were talking about the woman who put on the Chewbacca mask and filmed […]

Saving a Blowfish

As most of you know, the Butcher and I just returned form a respite in Mexico.  If you notice, there were no pictures sent while we were in Mexico.  There are 2 reasons for this.  First, I have an insurance background, you don’t advertise that you are out-of-town, and  you don’t rub it in when […]

The Basics of Food Smoking

Smoking foods has become a favorite method of preparation for many home cooks recently. There’s good reason for this recent culinary craze – smoked food tastes awesome. There are lots of choices out there when it comes to smokers and the best meats to use; the choices can become overwhelming for someone just starting out […]

Is Freezer Meat right for you?

Right now I am hearing a lot of comments about what is going on with the price of meat.  I wanted to talk to you about meat for your freezer to see if this is a good choice for you.  When I was growing up, we always got meat for our freezer.  My dad would […]

Road Trip–Food for Thought

My blog is a little different today.  No recipe for the body, instead a recipe for the heart.  We get so busy sometimes we miss an opportunity that would impact our children for a lifetime.  I heard about such an incident on Sunday.  I was having a conversation with a friend and she said she […]