Archive for November, 2007

Thanksgiving Day snow in Texas!

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Make a picture-perfect turkey

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007

Yes, your turkey can have this mahogany color and taste as good as it looks. You’ll need to get busy on it right away.  The secret is in the preparation ahead of schedule.  If it is too late for you, try this at Christmas. Click here to check out the recipe.

Clueless in San Antonio

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

I’ve been working on a big documentary project.  It has been an all-consuming affair. Last night, when I finally decided that 11 hours was enough, I stopped by the store on the way “home” (I am staying with a friend).  I wanted to pick up some chunks of pork. My nearby HEB supermarke’s butcher has […]

OK, this may gag some of you…

Friday, November 16th, 2007

after an 18-hour day at least there is a can of Ranch Style beans I can open and scarve down before catching a few winks and greeting the dawn

Why I should never look at Scandinavian designs….

Monday, November 12th, 2007

I cannot believe how awesome this teapot is!

Yet even more on tea . . .

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Much to my delight, at the occasional Kroger, HEB and Albertsons, you will find Twinnings tea in loose form in nice tins. If you take the time to compare, you likely will find that this nice English loose tea costs no more, if not less, than domestic bagged teas.

Grandma Virginia’s dressing

Friday, November 9th, 2007

If you don’t have a good cornbread based dressing to go with your Thanksgiving turkey, I strongly recommend this one. The Dressing 3 cups chopped CELERY 3 cups chopped ONION 3 cups BUTTER 6 tsp. SALT 24 cups BREAD CRUMBS (at least 50% cornbread) 9 tsp. McCormick’s POULTRY SEASONING* *Substitute 1-tsp. fresh sage for 1 […]

Another tea post

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Teapot Méxicana – Could not resist getting this for mother’s teapot collection. I picked it up at the Terlingua Trading Company in Terlingua, Texas. For pictures of the area click here. As goofy as this might look, it is a great teapot. It’s big, but it is well balanced. I first thought it was gaudy, […]

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