Category Archives: food

In search of the perfect pancake!

After finding myself hooked, in a semi-active fashion, to making pancakes from a mix each morning. I quickly learned that there was an art to getting the batter to just the right consistency and then flipping them over on a … Continue reading

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Chicken salad!

I could not believe that I’d never made up a batch of Chicken Salad before. Well, that changed on the day a friend (Bobby Carter) presented me with a large can of Swanson Chicken Breast meat that he has mistakenly … Continue reading

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The baked potato salad offer thing!

Saturday night found me sitting at a local watering hole in my town of Forsyth Missouri. It had been another rough day. Well, to tell the truth, every day had been sort of hard lately. It’s an age thing, I … Continue reading

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An egg, a couple of biscuits and some gravy!

Each and every time I manage to get back on track, diet wise, I seem to then wander a bit in a culinary sense. On this day, I was overcome with a desire for some biscuits and gravy, so to … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts for September 2017!

Enima Awards full of vitriol! The last time I watched the Emmy Awards, I think I was like 15 years old. And even then, it was only because the people I was with wanted to watch. For myself, I have … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken via the Convection Oven route!

Initial Prep: Rinse, pat dry and throw the chicken onto an ‘elevated’ drip pan (so the grease can drain), and then ‘roast’ them in a preheated convection oven, set to 390 degrees for about twenty four minutes.   Da Sauce: … Continue reading

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Pillsbury and their not so ‘hot tasting’ cinnamon rolls? Wrong!

Recently I made an impulse purchase of Pillsbury Flaky Cinnamon Rolls with caramel icing. (I did this just to see if I could possibly push my incipient diabetes over the top)…. Whenever I purchase something I haven’t tried before, I … Continue reading

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Calories in a mayonnaise packet!

Whenever I go out to eat where I’m picking up a meal to take home, somewhere in the bag will often be a few packets of mustard, ketchup and mayo! I use the mustard and ketchup without thought as to … Continue reading

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A real beef stir fry!

Hey! It’s what’s for breakfast down here in SW MO! On this most bodacious Saturday (in late August, 2014 as the temps hit 100┬░Fon a regular basis), I planned to fully enjoy what could soon be a vanishing taste sensation… … Continue reading

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