Category Archives: cooking

Simply American Black Friday Alert!


I would sooner have a root canal without anesthetic than plan a huge shopping trip to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving.  Today I am planning a series of naps and setting aside plenty of time to savor our … Continue reading

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Important news I forgot to tell you about


It has been a crazy couple of weeks and I have not had time to do any posting.  So here are a bunch of Made in America tidbits I wanted to let you know about. Cooking with Gas If you … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s shiny!


As I have posted about many times, there is absolutely no reason you have to cook with cookware made by anyone other than members of our extended American family.  I discovered a new brand the other day that had previously … Continue reading

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Martha, I’m confused


I recently came across an article about an event Martha Stewart put on last week.  It was called Martha Stewart’s American Made Market and was held at the Grand Central Market in New York.  I was intrigued.  I had always thought … Continue reading

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If you can’t stand the heat,…


Photo:  thekitchn.com I have kvetched before about our tiny kitchen.  But if the biggest problem I have is a lack of counter space, I should probably shut my pie hole.  And no matter how small your kitchen is, you can stock … Continue reading

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Well that makes it a lot easier!


Sometimes finding products you want that are made by members of our extended American family can be a bit of a struggle.  But thankfully, a lot of websites of well-known retailers are now including a “Made in America” search function … Continue reading

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Going to the cupboard


I am very excited to present my second video project with a fine American manufacturing firm.  Canyon Creek makes great kitchen, bathroom and any other kind of room cabinets in Monroe, Washington.  I had the good fortune to visit them … Continue reading

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