Bacon Wrapped Shrimp and Sir Francis Bacon

American Appetizer BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 24 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 12 slices bacon ¼ cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce no-stick spray SPECIAL UTENSILS 24 toothpicks baking rack cookie sheet. Serves 6. […]

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The Wonder Dog

This story was based on two sources. First, my dad who served his country in World War II  did his basic training in Louisiana, He said soldiers would throw snowballs at the platoon ahead of […]

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Bad Advice Friday +1, 5-27-17

Oh my gosh. It’s Saturday already. I missed getting the advice on Friday. My excuses are: 1) Work took longer than expected. 2) I was helping a friend. 3) I dislocated my shoulder. (It popped […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 5-12-17

Oh my gosh. It’s Friday already. Did you know there’s one every week? So, I shall once more be dispensing bad advice As usual, the advice will stupendously bad. ************************ JW asks: Should I really […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-21-17

Oh my gosh. It’s Friday. I forgot to ask for more good questions seeking bad advice. It’s Friday? Really? Again? Did anyone see this coming? Anyway, I shall be dispensing bad advice to the three […]

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Bad Advice Friday, 4-14-17

Today is once more Bad-Advice Friday. I shall be dispensing bad advice to all comers. The advice will stupendously bad. PD asks: How do I get the cat to emulate a dog? He never meows […]

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Rice Pudding, Space Travel, and Economic Collapse

Greek Dessert RIZOGALO (Rice Pudding) INGREDIENTS ¼ cup butter 4½ cups whole milk ½ short-grain white rice ½ cup sugar 1 egg yolk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon corn flour ¼ teaspoon cinnamon. Makes […]

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Cucumber Yogurt Salad and Submarine Warfare

Sudanese Appetizer CUCUMBER YOGURT SALAD (Salatet Zabady bil Ajur) INGREDIENTS 2 cucumbers 2 garlic cloves 1¾ cups plain yogurt ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt Makes 6 bowls. Takes 1 hour 15 minutes PREPARATION Peel […]

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