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Preparing Edible Garbage and How to Cook Shoes

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC “Crazy Shoe Stew” from Cool Songs Collection & Times Table Fun by William Avery. Released: 2007   No doubt, we’ve all had a meal that we found distasteful, inedible and would have just as soon … Continue reading

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What’s In a Number: Part 2

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Big Numbers” from I’ve Got Music in Me by Jack Hartmann. Released: 1995 Does the number 5729 mean anything to you? Should it? Well, “5729” is the number imprinted on a drug called … 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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“I Say, Old Chap – Do Not Huckle-my-Buff and Kindly Stop Playing with your Chappit Tatties!”

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Rule Britannia” from Elgar Variations by Brass Band Willebroek & Raf Van Looveren. Released: 2007 This might be considered a sequel to “Stargazey Pies and Stinking Bishops– Oh, Those Wonderful Brits!“, which I … Continue reading

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What’s on YOUR Cookbook Shelf?

Music – “What’s Cooking” from What’s Cooking by The Wolfe Gang. Released: 2010 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC In a few of my posts, I have mentioned a terrific site for cookbook lovers: http://www.eatyourbooks.com. For a small annual fee, you … Continue reading

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A Kettleful of Kitchen Knowledge you Knead

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Beef Stew Blues (1987 Digital Remaster)” from At The Five Spot Cafe by Kenny Burrell. Released: 1987 There are so many books on “kitchen wisdom” out there, that if you read all of … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Kitchen…

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Kitchen Sing Sing” from Raffi Radio by Raffi. Released: 1997. Well, actually, in the kitchen. A recent purchase to add to my cookbook library was “The How Not to Cookbook” by Aleksandra Mir, … Continue reading

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Eating with the Eyes and “Colour Conditioning”

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music: “Eat It” from Greatest Hits by “Weird Al” Yankovic. Released: 1999.The ubiquitous “they” say that “you eat with your eyes first”, although the term has been around for so long, no one individual seems … Continue reading

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The Elephant’s Skeleton is Revealed

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Hatari!: Baby Elephant Walk (arr. R. Hayman): Baby Elephant Walk” from The Music Of Henry Mancini by Richard Hayman Symphony Orchestra. Released: 1991         WHEW!

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How to Pack 1/2 an Elephant

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Hatari!: Baby Elephant Walk (arr. R. Hayman): Baby Elephant Walk” from The Music Of Henry Mancini by Richard Hayman Symphony Orchestra. Released: 1991 Well, subsequent to my last two posts of moving the … Continue reading

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