Monthly Archives: July 2011

Succulent Saturday: Fried Edition

Fried food. It’s as American as it comes, right? Anyway, I’m a big fan and I like nothing better than a good fried pickle. Except maybe a fried jalapeno. So when my in-laws were kind enough to gift me a … Continue reading

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What America Really Needs…

Why do I have the sinking feeling that this is what is happening in Washington right now…?

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Apparently Abstinence Works

A post? That’s not about food? On a Sunday? Horrors. Anyway. I was digging through my computer doing a little housekeeping and came upon this gem that I’d like to excerpt in its entirety. I apologize if you’ve seen this, … Continue reading

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Succulent Saturday: Iced Tea Edition

Since the heat has not yet broken and because I care, I thought I’d go ahead and feature a couple of ice cold drinks to assist in your valiant, and possibly futile, attempts at keeping cool on these long hot … Continue reading

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Succulent Saturday: Ice Cream Edition

While today is supposed to stay a relatively mild 85 degrees or so, I couldn’t resist sharing my all-time favorite dessert that may or may not happen to be frozen. You can keep your red velvet and your Ben & … Continue reading

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Succulent Saturday: Sloe Gin Edition

We’re going to depart from food today as it’s a scorcher out there and I want to share one of my all-time favorite drinks and one that goes down nice and easy on a hot day. I forget whence I … Continue reading

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Succulent Saturday: Black Bean and Rice Salad

Today’s recipe is an old one that originally appeared in Bon Apetit circa 1991, long before I was enjoying much more than PB&J sandwiches. Nevertheless, it is another favorite in our house. Though I must admit that I make two … Continue reading

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