Tag Archives: food

The Never-ending Christmas To-do List

We have another free week at Four Foxes, One Hound, and I spent a lot of time scratching my head trying to decide what to write about. It was time I really didn’t have, because the countdown to Christmas is … Continue reading

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But We’ve Always Done it THIS Way…

This week’s topic is Thanksgiving traditions. I looked up the word tradition because I wasn’t sure exactly what length of time a particular way of doing things had to exist before it became a tradition. Of course, none of my … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for the Little Things

This week we’re sharing things we are thankful for. I really have nothing to complain about, so I could be extremely brief and simply say I’m thankful for my life the way it is, but that wouldn’t be fair to … Continue reading

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Not What I Expected

Cooking is not as easy as it looks By Jeff Salter Our topic this week deals with meals (or dishes) which turned out badly. Well, I’m at a slight disadvantage because I hardly bake at all and my notion of … Continue reading

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Origins of MacTunaPea

The Origins (and Recipe) of MacTunaPea OR… as some people call it, TunaMacPea by Jeff Salter I should probably explain that I’m not handy in the kitchen and I’m loathe to prepare dishes with multiple, complicated steps. My basic rule … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday!

Today is Fat Tuesday- or Mardi Gras- it’s a last hurrah before Lent starts tomorrow. I’ve been in three Krewes and I love the parading and balls that come with the season. I’m not currently in a Krewe since I … Continue reading

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Travels and Treasure

This week we are writing about historical figures and what we would like to have experienced with them. This being the week of Columbus Day,(and today being the traditional Columbus Day), Cristofero Columbo would be my first choice, but I … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

Or thoughts of food, as the best and worst jobs I had were in food prep. I love working with food; nothing I have ever done is as gratifying as making good-looking and tasty food. It appeals to almost all … Continue reading

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Now, It’s ‘Independence Day’ To Me

To be honest, I never felt terribly patriotic growing up, but OH! how we did do up the Fourth of July with fireworks! We bought them early and we bought a lot of mostly small ones, but they lasted through … Continue reading

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Gumbo Weather

It’s no secret I’m from south Louisiana. Well, it shouldn’t be a secret by now. Anyway, we rarely get “fall” weather. Most of the time our seasons are early summer, mid-summer, and oh-my-God-please-let-it-end summer. Once in a while though, we get … Continue reading

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