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The Curious Case of the Mulish Microwave – Part 2

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Microwaves (Are Watching You)” from Microwaves (Are Watching You) by Randy Rainbow. Released: 2017   Well, the dust has finally settled after the mega kitchen remodel (mostly on every piece of furniture outside of … Continue reading

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Life in the Desert – Prickly Pear Cactus Jelly !

THIS POST WAS FIRST PUBLISHED ON 09/07/2014 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Don’t Sit On a Cactus” from Don’t Sit on a Cactus by Joel Frankel. Released: 1997 It’s that time of year around New Mexico, when the … Continue reading

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The Pivotal Parable of the Peaceable and Plucky Porcine

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “This Little Pig” from Baby’s Best Playtime Songs by The Countdown Kids. Released: 2002 January 17th, 2017 has come and gone and my spouse has a brand, spanking-new mitral heart valve.  The days … Continue reading

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The “BREXIT” Effect and Cookbooks

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Brexit Song (Brexit Blues)” from The Brexit Song (Brexit Blues) by Isaac Adni. Released: 2016 On June 23rd, 2016,  British citizens voted on the question, “Should the United Kingdom remain a member … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: “The Saga of Salt Supression”

The current silence from The Vintage Cookbookery stems from a cascade of events concerning my primary taster, chief bottlewasher and spouse (all rolled into one!) In a nutshell, due to a series of recent, rather melodramatic medical events, he is now on … Continue reading

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The Pure Pleasures of Pummeling Pomegranate Pulp!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Pomegranate Rag” from By Request by Matthew Davis. Released: 2016. Ah…October in New Mexico.  Hundreds of hot air balloons, the rich and heady scent of roasting green chile and…pomegranates!  Their Latin name is … Continue reading

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It’s Time to do “The Albuquerque Turkey”!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Albuquerque Turkey” from Thanksgiving Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone by Ruth Roberts. Released: 2015 NOTE: This is a repost of October 8, 2015 Well, readers, as you probably know, while you … Continue reading

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The Sad Saga of the Stolen Saturn (aka “The Cookbookmobile”)

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Who Stole My Car?” from And In This Corner… by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Released: 1989 In Albuquerque, where on average 128 or more vehicles are stolen per week, I never … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Commentary Concerning Cookbook Collecting

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “The Collector” from The Collector by Maurice Jarre Since I began my second cookbook collection, I have slowly and meticulously grown the collection over the period of several years. When the “official” count … Continue reading

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The Terrible Tale of the Tomato Tragedy

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Chasing the Wind” from On the Road With the Killer by Joseph Blood. Released: 2008 On April 13th of this year, I posted “You Say “Tomayto”, I Say “Tomahto” and waxed endlessly about … Continue reading

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