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The Fruitcake, Revisited Yet Again

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC – “Fruitcake” from Joy to the World It’s Christmas by Brian Kinder. Released: 2006. Note: This post is a repeat of one I first published on December 10th, 2013, which was written by my spouse … Continue reading

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The Saga of Salt Suppression: Part II

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY AUDIO Music: “Salt” from I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate by The Vagabonds. Released: 1999. “Salt of the earth“,  “he’s not worth his salt“, “old salt“, “take it with a grain of salt“.  … Continue reading

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Curative Calm through Culinary Crafts

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Happy Cooking” from Happy Cooking by Eiji Kitamura. Released: 1986 I think that most people, who really enjoy cooking enjoy it for several reasons: the need to create something, the need to bring … Continue reading

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Limpin’ Susie, Safety Plugs and God’s Kitchels

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Bangers And Mash” from The Peter Sellers Collection by Peter Sellers And Sophia Loren. Released: 1990 Life in the culinary world is never dull. Not only is the food fascinating and fulfilling, but the … Continue reading

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The Fruitcake, Revisited

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC – “Fruitcake” from Joy to the World It’s Christmas by Brian Kinder. Released: 2006. Note: This post is a repeat of one I published on December 10th, 2013, which was written by my spouse Stan … Continue reading

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Christmas in New Mexico

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Christmas in New Mexico” from Christmas in New Mexico by Jerry Dean. Released: 2013 This is re-post from December 18th, 2013, by popular request: Christmas Tradition in Canada, Where I Grew Up Every … Continue reading

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You CAN Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “If I Knew You Were Coming I’d Have Baked A Cake” from I Got The Sun In The Morning by Ethel Merman. Released: 2011 Cake, “Cake and ice cream”, “Let them eat cake!” … Continue reading

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