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All-In on Grocery Delivery Services

When it comes to “pandemic changes” that we’re going to continue doing/using after the pandemic ends, grocery delivery is pretty high on the list. I’d never done grocery delivery until this hit back in the spring, and now I’m totally sold on it. Since Cari is a real estate agent, her weekends are often spent […]

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New Menu Addition: Pico de Burger

Every week we get a fresh farm-to-table delivery from a farm co-op/community supported agriculture group in our area. It’s sooooo good. The most recent delivery had Roma tomatoes, red onions, jalapeno peppers, and fresh cilantro — pretty much the only stuff you need for pico de gallo. So I made a batch the same night […]

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Restaurant Side-Dish: Macaroni Salad

When I finally get around to opening my burger joint, it’ll have all the regular side-dishes you’d expect — french fries (couple styles), tater tots, onion rings, etc. It’ll also have this macaroni salad that I’ve been eating since I was a tiny little boy. It’s really simple. (Is there ANY form of mac salad […]

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#Burgerfail

I figure since I’ve posted so often over the years about all the great burgers I’ve made, I should post when I screw it up, too. Tonight’s “bright” idea was to caramelize the onions with bacon in the pan. I mean, right? Caramelized bacon and onions sounds like something they’ll have on the menu in […]

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Mom & Dad, Why Did You Let Me Eat This Stuff?!?

I’ve been chatting with my daughter over the past several days about all the strange (and probably unhealthy) eating habits that I had as a kid. There was the phase I went through around 8-10 years old where I constantly ate uncooked hot dogs straight from the package. I remember polishing off an entire pack […]

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Slow-cooker recipe: Sweet Chili Meatballs

Found this quick recipe in Food Network magazine and, since we don’t always save those for future use, I want to put this here primarily as a reminder to myself for how to make it. Not that it’s difficult — it’s brain-dead easy. But I’ll forget because it’s not something I’ll make super often. Step […]

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