Category Archives: Recipes/Food

Killing Small Farms

Imagine going to buy tomatoes next year from the Tom, the guy you’ve bought freshly picked, locally grown tomatoes from every year for 20 years.  You notice that the tomatoes are expensive this year.  Really expensive.  You also notice many … Continue reading

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Burnt Balls of Happiness

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts!  Did you think I meant something else? I was never a fan of brussels sprouts when I was a kid.  They were high on my list of just barely edible things.  I’d eat them, it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Cooking From Scratch. Ish.

There are only a couple of things that really make me crazy, well, lots of things, but bad food when good food is available is near the top of the list.  And I don’t mean bad food as in spoiled … Continue reading

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Wacky Search Term of the Day

“Can you eat soft shell crabs raw?” … … … Sorry, I just vomited a little. NO!!!!!!!!!!!  You can’t.  Ever.  Why even ask this question.  Euw, just euw. Listen, the noble blue crab of the Chesapeake deserves some respect.  That’s … Continue reading

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Bob’s Progress Report: Part II

Okay, so like a dork, I forgot to take a picture of Bob when the bacon was done.  Our family tradition is to use the bacon from the top of the turkey as an appetizer.  Everyone gets one piece.  So, … Continue reading

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Bob’s Progress Report: Part 1

So, when last we met Bob he was bathing in spices, herbs and fruit. Like this: That was two days ago.  Bob was getting his flavory on. Now, Bob is out of his bath and he’s all dried off. I … Continue reading

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Turkey, Oh Happy Bird!

First, let me say thank you to Nigella Lawson for the basic recipe and description.  Nigella, as one of my expanding core of IBFF’s*, you gave me the tools for the best turkey ever! You can find the whole basic … Continue reading

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I Don’t Think I Could Love Her More

Yes, there is a turkey dying behind Sarah Palin while she does this interview.  And?  Exactly where do you think that plastic wrapped meat comes from?  This is how those live turkeys get to be dead, dressed, ready for your … Continue reading

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Maple Lawn Farms – My Turkey of Choice!

I read a story in the WaPo last year, biased I’m sure, about the best turkeys for Thanksgiving.  Maple Lawn Farms was a top rated turkey, plus it could be ordered from a MOM’s that is conveniently on my way … Continue reading

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Beef, Shaken Not Stirred…

I made a really good roasted beefy thing last night that I’ll call “Rasa’s Beef”.  Rasa being my lovely sister in law. Rasa’s Beef 2 medium onions, roughly chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 1 inch piece of ginger, chopped … Continue reading

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