Tag Archives: Kitchen Appliances

Better know your Scruples from your Suspicions and your Barrels from your Butts

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Get Baking / Bakewell Counting / Early Bake / Countryside Air / Final Destination (Get Baking Medley)” from Music Featured in the T.V. Program: The Great American Baking Competition by The London Film Score … Continue reading

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101 Dalmations Years of Life

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “A Life Well Lived” from A Life Well Lived by Earth Mama. Released: 2012 This is not a Walt Disney production, but rather it is a brief story about a genteel lady, who recently … Continue reading

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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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“Keep Flouring it till the Eyes Drop Out”

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music: Playtime Songs by The Countdown Kids. Released: 2002 One of the great things about having so many cookbooks is tracing the history of cooking techniques and cookery advice. Marketing, food trends and such were … Continue reading

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Hollandaise, Halibut and High Heel Hijinks

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “High Heel Shoe” from Bluegrass Guitar by Bryan Sutton. Released: 2007 What do Barbara Billingsley (June Cleaver), Harriet Nelson and Donna Reed have in common?  1950’s sitcom wives?  Sure.  All were predominately featured in their … 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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Gone Gaga for Gastronomic Gadgets?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Kitchen Cacophony” from Noise Music by Speedcore Tech House In 2013, I published two posts about kitchen gadgets (“Got Gadgets” – 09/01/2013 and “Got Gadgets Part 2” – 11/01/2013). Since that time, I … Continue reading

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Pantry Progressions – Not Just Salt and Pepper Anymore!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Food Storage” from Unabridged Translation by They Might Be Elders. Released: 2010 When I was first married in 1972, my (then) husband and I lived in a tiny apartment on the third floor … Continue reading

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A Vintage Cookbookery Mystery: What do Pachyderms and Cookbooks have in Common ?

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 What weighs approximately 8,900 pounds or 4.46 tons ? The … Continue reading

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What Exactly Defines a “Kitchen Appliance”?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Tell Me You Can Cook” from The Paint Sisters by The Paint Sisters. Released: 2008 In the wacky, wonderful world (there’s that alliteration again!) of cooking, I have been amused by the inventiveness … Continue reading

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