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About A Boy…A Tape Measure…And A Footlong Weenie

Never underestimate the importance of knowing your weights and measures. For Christmas one year, my mother gifted my boys with Home Depot tool boxes, complete with the full range of functional, but small-sized tools.  They each had a hammer, saw, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, level and tape measure.  Most children, when in possession of such items […]

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The Great Cheese Betrayal

Show of hands—who loves cheese? If you didn’t raise your hand, you should probably quit reading, because the three recipes I am offering today do nothing, if not provide in-your-face cheesiness. How could you not love cheese? Your loyalties are now in question…. If you did raise your hand, you are my friend, and I love […]

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Breakfast On The Bar-B

Hello!  If you are linking to this page from Griffin’s Grub, don’t run off yet….There is another “Breakfast on the BBQ” recipe at the end of this post–a cinnamon roll cooked on the grill–and you can’t see it anywhere but here! I think. ***************************** Well, Y’all, I am doing it.  Breaking a vow.  I told […]

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About A Boy…A Tape Measure…And A Footlong Weenie

Never underestimate the importance of knowing your weights and measures. For Christmas one year, my mother gifted my boys with Home Depot tool boxes, complete with the full range of functional, but small-sized tools.  They each had a hammer, saw, pliers, screwdriver, wrench, level and tape measure.  Most children, when in possession of such items […]

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The Great Cheese Betrayal

Show of hands—who loves cheese? If you didn’t raise your hand, you should probably quit reading, because the three recipes I am offering today do nothing, if not provide in-your-face cheesiness. How could you not love cheese? Your loyalties are now in question…. If you did raise your hand, you are my friend, and I love […]

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State Fair of Texas, Here I Come

So, I just got my formal invitation to compete in the Regional round of the Aetna Healthy Food Fight.  Thank you to all of those who supported me.  I know I swore off cooking contests with a voting element.  I know it’s obnoxious.  And I know they are more about how networked a competitor is, […]

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Man Candy—Not a Discussion On Hooter’s Waitstaff

Obviously, I do a lot of cooking.  With the first signs of Fall hitting last week, that interest turns to baking and candy making, gearing up for all of the parties, feasts, gift giving.  Snacks for Santa Clause. You get the picture. I don’t know about you, but in my house, Santa has become more […]

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken Kebabs

1/4 c spicy brown mustard 1 10 oz jar apricot preserves 1/2 c brown sugar 1 chopped jalapeno 32 ounces boneless chicken (breasts/thighs) 1 pound bacon, cut in half crosswise Start coals or grill. Mix mustard, brown sugar, preserves and jalapeno in a medium sized bowl and set aside. Cut bacon slices into thirds, crosswise. […]

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