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What’s Cooking: Don’t Throw That Turkey Carcass Out

Republished and edited from November 25, 2010 for obvious timely reasons. I know by tomorrow tonight you will be sick if looking at the remnants of dinner, especially that turkey carcass but you aren’t done with it yet. I’m going to walk you through making turkey stock. First you will need a big pot, I …

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November

  Remember, remember! The Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder Treason should ever be forgot!   So the poem starts that commemorates the Gun Powder Plot of 1605 and Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder Plot, was arrested while guarding explosives the plotters had …

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Happy Independence Day

And to the deplorables who put up this sign Have Happy 243rd Independence Day. Enjoy the day and we hope it doen’t rain on your parade. The Management.

Summer Solstice 2019

Summer arrived this morning on the East Coast at 11:54 AM when the Sun reached the Tropic of Cancer. People living there would have seen the sun pass directly overhead at Noon. The Solstice is the 24 hour period during the year when the most daylight hits the Northern Hemisphere. The Sun’ angle relative to …

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Happy Fathers’ Day

Advice from a father to his child: If you set your mind to it, you can do anything and be anything you want. Don’t ever let anyone tell you – you can’t. For those still here and those who are not. We, your children, love you.

Mardi Gras

Republished from Feb 21, 2012 Mardi Gras en français or Fat Tuesday in English, it is time to party. It’s the last day for some Christians to eat all the food they like and party before the season of fasting before Lent. In many traditions it isn’t just one day. Mardi Gras, or Carnival season, …

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Happy New Year 2019

Out with the old. In with the new. Have a Happy and Healthy New Year. We bid 2018 farewell with a Parting Glass.

New Year 2019 Celebrations

Celebration of the New Year celebrations from around the world

Let There Be Peace On Earth

Merry Christmas – 2018

Merry Christmas – 2018 “A Hallelujah Christmas” (originally by Leonard Cohen) I’ve heard about this baby boy Who’s come to earth to bring us joy And I just want to sing this song to you It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth The minor fall, the major lift With every breath I’m singing Hallelujah …

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Tracking Santa – 2018

On this day in 1955, NORAD begins tracking Santa in what will become an annual Christmas Eve tradition. According to NORAD’s official web page on the NORAD Tracks Santa program, the service began on December 24, 1955. A Sears department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper. The advertisement told children that they …

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What’s Cooking: Turkey Carving 101

I suspect that a lot of people will need to watch this. My condolences to the turkeys that were sacrificed to provide the feasts.  

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