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Excuse Me, But There’s a Chihuahua in my Turkey !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “What’s Cooking” from What’s Cooking by The Wolfe Gang. Released: 2010 In honour of Thanksgiving approaching, I’m running this earlier 2014 post about the questions posed to the Butterball Turkey Hot Line over … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here – National Cookbook Month !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Happy Cooking” from Happy Cooking by Eiji Kitamura. Released: 1986 (partial re-posting of September 30, 2018)  For those not in the know, October features many “national” events,  however, my favourite October event is: National … Continue reading

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Firehouse Cooking – Some Like it Hot!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Fighting 17th” from Backdraft [Silver Screen Edition] by Hans Zimmer. Released: 2005 In honor of September 11th, I am re-posting this post from 2014… Every so often I come across a cookbook featuring … Continue reading

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Naked Lady with A Snake in the Pants !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Have a Drink On Me” from Lonnie Donegan Classics by Lonnie Donegan. Released: 2013. Now that I have your attention… It is hard to imagine a naked lady having a snake in her … Continue reading

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6,648 – It’s a gene! It’s a wedding gown! It’s a ???

Music -“Big Numbers” from I’ve Got Music in Me by Jack Hartmann. Released: 1995 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC What does the number 6,648 signify?  Well, I really wish 6,648 was the $$$ my insurance company had paid me after … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking in Kodiak? Avocado Pineapple Mold Salad!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Recipe Hoe Down” from Big Bad Bantam Rooster by Tasha Platt. Released: 2009. I have often found it amusing to pull some of the “community” and “regional” cookbooks from my collection to find … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell the Family You Dropped Dinner on the Floor!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Don’t Eat Food That Has Fallen on the Floor” from Hey Kids, It’s Birthday Party Time! by The Family Party Song Singers. Released: 2010 Most of us, who have ever hung out in … Continue reading

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Are Cookbooks Sexist?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC “Stereotypes” from Hyrrs – Festive Hymns Made Feminist by Goldstein. Released: 2017 Sexism is generally described as “prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex“.  Synonyms include chauvinism and bias.  So, … Continue reading

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Tantalizing Tomato Taste? NOT!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes”. Released: 2009. Once upon a time, tomatoes tasted good…..really good.  Now, unless you lovingly plant them in your backyard yourself and nurture them to fruition with care, the tomatoes … Continue reading

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Pop and Puff: Tomorrow is National Popcorn Day!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Popcorn Song” from Fun Songs for Happy Kids – Favorite Lullabies, Rhymes, Stories & More by The Fontane Sisters & Howdy Doody. Released: 2012. Well,  here we are.  Saturday, January 19th, 2019 is … Continue reading

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