Category Archives: Food

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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Bow down to ice cold beverages!


I am a proud University of Washington Husky alum and back in the day, I used to tailgate in the North lot of Husky Stadium pictured above.  As anyone who has ever tailgated knows, the cooler is integral to a … 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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Not that kind of Reaper!


It’s amazing to think, but agriculture as we know it has only been practiced for around 10,000 years.  Many types of grains, such as wheat, barley and rye, were traditionally harvested by reapers who could cut the grain stalk with … Continue reading

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I think I’m about to hurl!


If you were strolling down the street in almost any Chinese city, the animal body parts displayed above would almost certainly be on offer: chicken feet, pig snouts, all your favorites.  It seems the Chinese just can’t get their fill … Continue reading

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Low hanging fruit


Growing up, my family was never big on pies.  My mum was not much of a baker.  But when I got married, I married into a pie family.  The Bernoskis love pies, especially apple pies.  Apples are a big deal … Continue reading

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These shrimp taste a little funny


I am a big fan of wild American shrimp.  I came across an article recently that gave me a really good reason to remain a big fan of wild American shrimp.  It seems that some farm raised shrimp imported from … Continue reading

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