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“She’ll probably add something unnecessary, like raisins”

A culinary note from this year’s Thanksgiving: My favorite Thanksgiving dish has always been the stuffing. Always, always, always. My ranking goes stuffing, corn, rolls/biscuits, turkey. (I am not a mashed potatoes fan, but that’s not the point here.) My … Continue reading

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Yes, I ate the whole thing.

The “whole thing” being a pork tenderloin sandwich at Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs, a favorite joint of ours. Luckily for us, Frank is located in one of the northern suburbs of Buffalo, a good 35-minute drive away, which means that … Continue reading

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Chili: Done! (an update)

Readers may recall that earlier today I discussed how to make a pot of chili. I have now completed the pot of chili. The Wife made cornbread to go with it (because cornbread is the thing that goes with chili), and … Continue reading

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Chili, done MY way!!!

I saw this pic on someone’s Instagram story last week and it made me laugh, because when it comes to food, I think I may be part-Southerner, in a lot of ways. The first pot of chili of the season is … Continue reading

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How many coffee-brewing methods does one geek need, anyway?!

  So, let’s talk about coffee! I was slow to arrive at coffee, though I think I was always going to get there. I’ve loved the smell of coffee ever since I was very young; I remember making my mother … Continue reading

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The Strooping of the Waffles! (Or is it the Waffling of the Stroop?)

 So, like many others in this COVID hellscape, the search for entertainment of a more cheerful kind, to take our minds off the dystopian virus-afflicted nightmare world in which we live, has led us to The Great British Baking Show. … Continue reading

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Orange Soda

 A favorite treat of mine is orange soda, but it’s on my list of tastes that I rarely indulge because it’s just not super-healthy. (OK, it’s not really healthy at all, but you know what I mean.) But now…orange soda … Continue reading

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Of Arm Jabs and Soup Memories

Yesterday I got my second injection of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, which means that in about two weeks, when my immune system has had time to do all the processing work it has to do, I’ll be fully vaccinated against … Continue reading

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Snack Time!

 Boy, the snack aisle at the grocery store is quite a place, isn’t it? I remember when there was a lot less variety down that aisle. I remember a time before every conceivable flavor of chip or cracker. I remember a time … Continue reading

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What to do with Wodka!

 For Christmas, a good friend gave me a bottle of cranberry vodka. This confused me, because my experiments with mixology have to date made very little use of vodka, which is not my favorite spirit, in all honesty. I’ve only … Continue reading

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