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Easy and Delicious Turkey Dinner

We had a few friends over for Thanksgiving this year and were lucky enough to split the cooking with them. One of my tasks was making the turkey. We had purchased a pair of 12 pound Diestel Turkeys through our local … Continue reading

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The 2011 Harvest Has Begun

Back in May, I posted about Building a Growcamp Greenhouse and since then we’ve added additional outdoor pots and a small fenced area for various plants as well. While we’ve already picked a few things here and there, yesterday was our … Continue reading

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Building a GrowCamp Greenhouse

This past weekend we finally assembled the 4’x8′ GrowCamp greenhouse that we bought form Costco online about a year ago. We’re hoping to grow an assortment of tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and other veggies in an environment that’s safe from deer … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Dinner

A couple days ago my wonderful wife came home from Costco with some food we don’t often eat around here–including a couple of Lobster Tails! So we decided that New Year’s Eve dinner would be a bit fancier than the … Continue reading

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Watching Food Inc.

The documentary Food Inc. is a fantastic overview of the problems with the modern food system in America. If you have not seen it, I highly recommend it. If you haven’t heard much about it, the text on their about … Continue reading

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Homemade Honey Wheat Pizza Crust

Last week we embarked on attempting to make our own honey wheat pizza crust. Much to our surprise, it came out very well on the first attempt! So here’s what we used: 1 cup of warm water (110-115 degrees F) 1 package … Continue reading

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Some Recipes I’d Like To Try This Summer

One of the great things about learning to cook is the plethora of good recipe web sites you can find. And while the recipes aren’t necessarily as good or in-depth as some cookbooks, they do have the benefits of user ratings, … Continue reading

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Best Oatmeal Recipe

Last year I discovered the joys of slow cooked steel cut oats. Ever since trying them, I’ve never been able to buy pre-packaged, processed, and flavored oatmeal that you see in boxes of single serving packs at the grocery store. … Continue reading

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