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Boy Scout Beef Chili

The first weekend of December, MM participates with his Boy Scout troop in the annual lighting of memorial luminaria at Antietam Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland. It is an extremely moving event. If any of you live in the area I urge … Continue reading

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How to Roast a Chicken

Most of you are probably planning to roast a turkey for Thanksgiving, but here’s an option for a smaller gathering: roast chicken. The technique for making a roast chicken and a roast turkey are the same. I love roast chicken, and it’s … Continue reading

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No-Cook Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Here we are, deep into tomato season. It is HOT here in the Washington, DC area; temperatures in the 90s are predicted for later today with high humidity. It’s not a day to spend a lot of time inside cooking, … Continue reading

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In the Beginning, the Egg

I love eggs. I grew up in a small town in northern Ohio. Summers were spent at a lake surrounded by farms in northern Indiana. The farms of my childhood were all small and family-owned. There was usually a coop where … Continue reading

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