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Dec. 8, 2014 2:44 pm 
Updated: Dec. 27, 2014 7:51 pm
Baking Nana's Annual Allrecipes Two Day Christmas Party Roundup (Wow that's a mouth full). Anyway it all started out on a Friday at the Mission Inn Festival of Lights in downtown Riverside, California. If my memory serves me right this is the third year the Allrecipeeps have attended this and… MORE
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Dec. 8, 2014 8:22 am 
Updated: Dec. 13, 2014 6:06 am
Back in October my wife and I were shopping in one of our favorite stores, HomeGoods. While at the checkout stand I noticed a Giant Whisk that was drastically reduced in price. This Giant Whisk is a Kuhn Rikon that weighs 11 pounds and stands 54 1/2" tall. The price tag showed, compare at… MORE
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Mar. 29, 2014 3:31 pm 
Updated: Apr. 6, 2014 7:01 am
Come on, take a look, I won't tell anyone. Yes, I'm telling you up front what this blog is about and I'll bet that you will find at least one thing that you will say wow, I didn't know that. Let me start by saying I want to tell you about a few "Aha!, moments" that I have discovered using… MORE
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Mar. 22, 2014 1:57 pm 
Updated: Mar. 25, 2014 2:49 pm
Do you ever read the blogs posted regarding roundups? Do you ever wish you could have been there or even invited? I always did. I would always read about the big roundups and even the mini ones right in my own back yard. Being too stubborn to make comments or invite myself I just read and… MORE
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Oct. 26, 2013 7:58 am 
Updated: Nov. 1, 2013 10:34 am
There will continue to be ongoing debates regarding the blogs written in support of sponsors by the Allrecipes Allstar Ambassadors. First let me say that I take no offense to any of the comments on the buzz and I do believe that some of the Allstars are well aware of the comments made.Yes we… MORE
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Oct. 17, 2013 9:56 am 
Updated: Oct. 21, 2013 5:21 pm
I love it when my grand children go about a task and when they're done I show them an easier way. That's when I tell them, "Think like a lazy man, you'll get the job done easier".That's what brings to mind those lazy days when I don't really feel like cooking too much. Everyone knows those… MORE
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Oct. 14, 2013 12:10 pm 
Updated: Oct. 18, 2013 6:17 am
Yes, you read that right, edible sand. Who doesn't want to play in the sand and eat it too? A couple of weeks ago my niece called and asked me if I could make some edible sand for my great nephews 1st Birthday. I jumped at the task and quickly started out to make edible sand.Now I know there… MORE
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Oct. 9, 2013 8:58 pm 
Updated: Oct. 15, 2013 6:33 pm
...no, zoodles isn't a typo, they are zucchini spaghetti or zucchini noodles, more commonly know as zoodles. So are you ready for zoodles of fun? To make these I used a Spirooli. I'm sure you can make them with a julienne peeler or a mandolin with a julienne blade but I like to make quick… MORE
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Sep. 6, 2013 7:59 pm 
Updated: Sep. 8, 2013 7:08 pm
Or Bisoned for that matter. Rember Buffalo nickels? Bison or Buffalo it's still the same.  I could go on and on about why American Bison are called American Buffalo's but I won't because you can find everything you ever wanted to know about North America's most iconic animal right… MORE
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Aug. 18, 2013 6:05 pm 
Updated: Aug. 21, 2013 5:52 am
...a beef recipe that is. So as a beef lover instead of just one beef recipe I picked a few. Two of the following recipes are new and two are my favorites.This first new recipe I made was from the "National Cattlemen's Beef Association" recipes right here on Allrecipes.Confetti Beef Taco… MORE
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Graduated from the Culinary Institute of Burn and Learn. If DW and I were to take our daughter, son-in-law and our grand children out to dinner we would have to ask, "table for 10". Therefore, cooking at home has a high priority.
My favorite things to cook
Anything my grandchildren like to eat.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Making the meal of choice for the grand kids birthdays.
My cooking triumphs
Pleasing hungry family and friends.
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Anything I cooked that my wife disapproved of.
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