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Those Cookies We Like

Traditions are fun. Every year I don’t read her The Little Lame Squirrel’s Thanksgiving and then somehow I wind up making a batch of “those cookies we like”. In the past, Christmas was held here but now that folks have … Continue reading

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Salt Pork and Potato Stew

Many people in the United States will read the title and make a face. In this country salt pork has largely devolved to mean a hunk of salty pork fat – something to be avoided. But it wasn’t always this … Continue reading

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New Year’s Dinner

Having lived in Florida for a time, dinner on New Year’s day includes some form of pork (ham usually), black-eyed peas (hoppin’ john) and greens (collards, mustard, turnip greens and or kale). This year I thought I’d try something slightly … Continue reading

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