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Fun way to slice a cucumber!

It’s cucumber season! At least it is for everyone else. For me it’s currently cucumber vine season. Soon to be followed by the much anticipated cucumber season I hope. So far from the garden I’ve been picking zucchini, broccoli, lettuces […]

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How to Build a (cob) Pizza Oven.
Part II

When last we met, in part 1 of this series, I had built the base and the sand form for my cob oven and lost my funny bone. It’s currently buried beneath a layer of pizza fat. Now it’s time […]

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How to Build a (Cob) Pizza Oven
Part I

So you want to  build your own pizza oven?  That’s the very same thought that crossed my own mind one year ago. I wanted to build my own pizza oven because I have an unnatural love of pizza and building […]

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10 Summery Meals you can FREEZE.

When in doubt, eat a lasagna. That’s my mantra for winter. Nothing gets you feeling warmer, cozier or lazier than powering through a great big square of cheesy lasagna. And lucky for me, there’s always at least one square of […]

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How to Install a (sink front) Drop Down Drawer

Upon first inspection it’s a common variety fake drawer front.  And it was.  Until it wasn’t. I’m not sure why all cabinet makers don’t just make all their fake drawer fronts like this one the type that pulls out so […]

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Easy Beet Salad

I have, at this very moment, no less than 4 different salads in my refrigerator. They may not be assembled, but the ingredients are there, ready and waiting to be sliced, diced and ricocheted into my mouth. If you have […]

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Menu of the Week!

Let me walk you through this. This week’s menu (which will actually start on Monday) reuses and recycles many ingredients without recycling the actual meals. So I’m having Roast chicken dinner on Monday, but I’m not having leftover roast chicken […]

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How to Clean Stainless Steel

    “Well. I don’t know. I like it, but it’s been around for a while now, it’ll be going out of style soon.” Those were the words out of my mother’s mouth when I showed her my stainless steel […]

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How to make friends & influence people. With pie.

Have you ever met someone who you like instantly?  I’m sure you have, it happens to everyone.  For whatever reason, be it karma or looks or even the way someone  holds their head … you just like them immediately and […]

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Touch Faucet Video. Watch it work.

So you don’t know if you really need a touch faucet. You have questions. Concerns. Queries. I didn’t think I needed one either, but now that I have one there’s a little bit of elation that runs through my body […]

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The Four Corners of the Kitchen.
The Stove.

There’s an old saying:     It’s quite an old saying so you maybe haven’t heard it before.  Maybe. But there’s a lot of truth to it.  The stove (or range if you prefer) is the guts of your kitchen. […]

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The four corners of the kitchen.
My Tap & Sink

Technically this is not a corner of my kitchen. I wanted to put that out there before someone emailed me telling me that a straight line does not make a corner. But, the tap and sink are a much bigger […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.