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Moving Day

Today is the day we move over to and you don’t have to do anything but enjoy the ride!  I’d love to hear what you think of the new format!

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Back-of-the-House Update

Last month I shared how Lindsay‘s awesome food blog Pinch of Yum inspired me to improve Texas Iron Chef.  Her photographs are bright, engaging, crystal clear and gorgeous.  Her recipes are fun and YUM.  And when I read her posts, I … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,600 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Gate Marks and Christmas Gifts

Steve, my better half, gave me a wonderful Christmas gift this year – a 16-inch Lodge camp Dutch Oven that was made over a hundred years ago. Our friend from Mississippi, Biscuit, is downsizing and sold Steve this beautiful old oven. … Continue reading

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Twisted Cinnamon Wreath

After trying the Pancetta,Tomato & Basil Pane Blanco, I was excited by the beautiful presentation of the split dough and wanted to try it again.  That’s when I spotted a beautiful braided wreath on the Artisan Bread Bakers on Facebook group.  They are … Continue reading

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Smoked Stuffed Pork Chops

Pork chops are such a versatile protein, offer countless opportunities for outdoor cooks, and are a perfect choice for cooking in a camp Dutch oven. Tonight we are trying a new recipe from one of our all time favorite chefs, … Continue reading

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Easy Rosemary Chicken

You are looking at a juicy chicken, full of flavor, and so fast and easy to make.  I promise! Ingredients: Whole chicken, 2-3 pounds 8 – 10 long branches of fresh rosemary Olive oil in a pump or spray can … Continue reading

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