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OMIT Post #3: The Role of the Kitchen Towel

OMIT Post #3: The Role of the Kitchen Towel

Best title ever! If that doesn’t generate excitement, what does? In my Operation Make It Tidy (OMIT) quest, I will share ideas and articles that have given me insight into how to keep the kitchen neat and tidy as I go. This was a good one from Epicurious: How to Turn the Lowly Kitchen Towel […]

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  July 28, 2018   No comments
A Quest: Operation Make it Tidy (OMIT)

A Quest: Operation Make it Tidy (OMIT)

I think you all know I love to cook. I have many strengths that help me manage cooking and preparing, whether it be for one or one hundred of our closest friends. I can get everything out on time, at close to the same time, and be proud of everything that I’m serving. In terms […]

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  July 28, 2018   No comments
Best Skillet Cornbread Ever!

Best Skillet Cornbread Ever!

If you want to make the best cornbread ever, take this Texas recipe and make it happen. My mom made this for me a few years ago.  It is a non-sweet cornbread (I suppose you could add sugar), but the best part is that it bakes in a cast iron skillet.  It looks spectacular! She […]

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  December 26, 2016   No comments
Taking Mac and Cheese to a New Level!

Taking Mac and Cheese to a New Level!

On the afternoon of Christmas Eve, my good friend Carolyn sent me one of those recipe videos – the ones that show you how to make something in less than a minute – featuring a bacon and macaroni and cheese pie.  Well, I had to bring something to a friend’s house for dinner that night, […]

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  December 26, 2016   No comments
Turkey Legs on the Big Green Egg Tonight

Turkey Legs on the Big Green Egg Tonight

As Thanksgiving approaches, I’m getting pretty excited! It is by far my favorite holiday. It’s Sunday night, and I’ve done all of my shopping. I’m sure I will need to go back to the store one more time, but I’m ready. I’ll be dry brining two turkeys tomorrow night – that takes three days.  I’m […]

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  November 20, 2016   No comments