Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fish Risotto “Napoli” with a Crown of Prawns – For the Pampered Cat!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Memory” from Andrew Lloyd Webber 60 by Elaine Paige. Released: 2008 Being an animal lover, throughout my life I have negotiated my way around the world of pet food: bad smelling fish flakes, … Continue reading

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Foods of the “Silver Bearing”, “Little Spring Place” – Arizona

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Anasazi Moon” from Chaco Canyon by Rusty Crutcher. Released: 1990   Arizona, “The Grand Canyon State” is a place of contrasts. Deeply sculpted by millions of years of everything nature can dish out, … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Thanksgiving or Christmas!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (Thanksgiving Mix)” from Time for Thanks – 50 Thanksgiving Themes by L’Orchestra Numerique. Released: 2012 I realize that after a long, bitter winter for many, the last thing you … Continue reading

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Delicious Freezer Coleslaw – Keeps for up to a Year. So Tasty Too !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Good Old Cabbage Greens” from Washboard Sam Vol. 6 1941-1942 by Washboard Sam. Released: 1993 When I saw a recipe entitled “Freezer Coleslaw” in a recently purchased cookbook, “Cider Beans, Wild Greens and … Continue reading

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Hooch Headache? Here’s a Hodgepodge of Hangover Healers !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Goodbye Booze” from Classic Country: Hello Hangover by Jim Eanes. Released: 2013 A true teetotaler has never suffered from the “hooch headache” and the accompanying various unpleasant bodily insults from too much booze. … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery: The Peculiar Predicament of the Pintos and Pretend Pecans

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Pecan Pie” from Stay Golden, Smog: The Best Of Golden Smog – The Ryko Years by Golden Smog. Released: 2008 Once again, in browsing my cookbook collection, I found “mock” food mocking me … Continue reading

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Hail ! Orange Julius and Caesar Salad

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Ave Caesar” from Quo Vadis (1951 Film Score) by MGM Studio Orchestra, Miklos Rozsa (conductor). Well, OK, so Gaius Julius Caesar did not invent Caesar Salad. In fact, he was far removed from … Continue reading

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Blame Noah for your Indigestion

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Closing Theme/Commercial – Kraft Cheese/NBC Theme” from Bing Crosby Kraft Shows, Vol 1 by Bing Crosby. That’s right. You know the guy, who built a big wooden ark and filled it with two … Continue reading

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