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The VCR is Broken and I Can’t Cook Without It and It’s All Your Fault!

Originally posted on the blog in November 2009, but reposted here today for your reading pleasure! For as many years as I can remember, my sister and then brother-in-law loaded up the kids and came to our parents’ for the holidays. Way back in the mid-1980’s, my sister decided that she wanted to make Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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The Mt. Olive Pickle People of Mount Olive, NC are Sneaky!

The Mt. Olive Pickle People are sneaky.  They currently sell a product that is labeled “No Sugar Added Sweet Pickle Relish.” I guess the label should be a hint that something is amiss with this product, as in “No Sugar Added” led me to believe that it was regular sweet relish, with perhaps less sugar than normal.  Let … Continue reading

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The VCR is Broken and I Can’t Cook Without It and It’s All Your Fault! (Rerun)

Originally posted on the blog in November 2009, but reposted here today for your reading pleasure! For as many years as I can remember, my sister and then brother-in-law loaded up the kids and came to our parents’ for the holidays. Way back in the mid-1980’s, my sister decided that she wanted to make Thanksgiving … Continue reading