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Who Stole the Cranberries?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Fruitcake Rag” from Big Mama by Funky Butt. Released: 2005 Having spent the last 23 years of my life in New Mexico, I now feel qualified to comment on the differences between holidays in … Continue reading

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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 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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George Washington Sure Knew How to Throw a Party!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “George Washington” from Fess Parker Star of the TV Series, “Daniel Boone” Sings About Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Abe Lincoln by Fess Parker. Released: 2014 In my cookbook collection I have a copy … 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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I don’t Think We’re in Canada Anymore! – Christmas in New Mexico

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Christmas in New Mexico” from Christmas in New Mexico by Jerry Dean. Released: 2013 Christmas Tradition in Canada, Where I Grew Up Every region and culture has its own traditions and foods. Where … Continue reading

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The 30,000 Calorie Christmas Dinner, for One

Whatever you celebrate at this time of year, food is sure to be at the center of it. Just for fun, I found some interesting food trivia suited for a holiday post: The 30,000 Calorie Christmas Dinner (for one) In … Continue reading

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The Gourmand’s Twelve Days of Christmas

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The Fruitcake

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC – “Fruitcake” from Joy to the World It’s Christmas by Brian Kinder. Released: 2006. Potato chips and French fries are both held in high esteem by the American eating public – which is the majority … Continue reading

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