Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery Solved: The Cookbook Queen and Chef Robert Irvine

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Music, Organ – Organ Soap Opera Theme, Vintage Recording, Musical Themes & Anthems, Organ Music” from Organ Music: Sound Effects by Sound Effects Well, in Albuquerque, the dust has settled, the crew has … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery: Will the “Cookbook Queen” meet Chef Robert Irvine?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY BACKGROUND ! I didn’t designate myself as “The Cookbook Queen”. Rather, an acquaintance did, after seeing an article about my cookbook collection (and 2013 holder of the Guinness World Record for cookbooks), in the Albuquerque Journal, … Continue reading

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Hot Air Balloons and Green Chile Stew Time in Albuquerque – What a Gas !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Green Chile Love Song” from Wayworn Traveler by Kim Townsend. Released: 2003 For those of you not fortunate enough to live in Albuquerque, or be able to use up your sick leave at … Continue reading

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Green Eggs and Ham? No – Green Tomato Pie!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Green Tomatoes” from 50’s & 60’s Wild Guitar Instrumentals by Pat & the Wildcats. Released: 2013   In deference to Dr. Seuss, famous author of “Green Eggs and Ham”, I did not set … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup – It’s Not Just for Pancakes Anymore!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Maple Syrup Time” from Circles & Seasons by Pete Seeger. Released: 2010 Growing up in Southern Ontario, real maple syrup was usually not on our breakfast table, the option being good ol’ Aunt … Continue reading

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In a Pickle? Hard Cheese!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Let’s Spill The Beans” from Radio Broadcasts (1935-1936) by Ray Noble & His All-American Orchestra. Released: 2011 It occurred to me some time ago that so many of the idioms and catch phrases … Continue reading

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