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After a long wait, our bell peppers are finally starting to show some signs of life. I had almost given up on the plants ever producing this year when, BLAM! One little green pepper. [...]

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The older you get, the more set in your ways you become. I am not one to deviate much from what I know works most of the time. Writing this column, however, makes me step outside my comfort ar… [...]

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As summer starts to wind down, so will the grills of America. Some of you might already be tired of grilling and have moved onto some fall type cooking adventures. I know we had taken a break … [...]

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When we first moved to Sheridan in 1993, my mother had a side job doing home health for elderly patients. She would head over after she had worked a few days and help them get ready for the ni… [...]

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I don’t know if I have read about anyone losing their taste and what that experience is like. Last week, I lost taste from COVID. I managed to skirt the issue until now. Both my wife and I cam… [...]

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If you are like me, you are over-run with cherry tomatoes. The plant we bought was from this small operation way out in the middle of nowhere and cost us a whopping 50 cents. [...]

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There has always been an understanding between my good friends on who covers what at gatherings. My two best friends and their families hail from Texas and Michigan. [...]

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Easily one of my favorite summer salads, cucumber, onion and tomato salad is a household standby when the cucumber starts coming in from the garden. The only ingredient we usually have to buy … [...]

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In the mood to “quickly” smoke something tonight? Spatchcocking a chicken is a great way to reduce the time it takes to cook. But let's be real, nothing is quick when it comes to smoking. Be r… [...]

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Have you experienced the world of Aussie bites yet? Apparently they have only been around 22 years or so. They are the perfect personification of a hippy and sugar addict getting together. The… [...]

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Do you have a favorite childhood sweet or cookie? The first thing that pops into my head is a seven layer bar. I guess some people call them magic bars, but they were always seven layer bars a… [...]

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These carb-free mini pizza cups were a huge hit with kids and adults alike. They are super easy to make and taste just as good the next day. [...]

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You have just spent three hours in the kitchen and everything is coming together nicely. The jalapenos are cut perfectly and you made sure every seed is accounted for. The sausage balls are al… [...]

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The absolute worst thing that can happen when you are outside grilling away is to be invaded by flying blood suckers. The invasion has already started at the Sanders home. [...]

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Stick, fire, vegetables, meat. If I was a betting man, I would put money down that kabobs were one of the earliest ways to cook things. It really doesn't get much more simple. [...]

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Just when you think spring is in full swing, BAM! Winter rips its mask off and covers you with cold and snow. [...]

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Grocery prices are out of control. What cost us $100 a week from a discount chain is now topping $160 or more. Apparently inflation is topping 8.5%, but I don't believe it. Anyone buying any n… [...]

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For the longest time, I never really knew what good scrambled eggs were. You just crack some eggs into a pan, scramble them up, cook them until they are done and call it good right? [...]

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I have a ticket to board the keto train. All the years of bad habits have caught up with me, and it was strongly suggested I adopt a low carb diet by my doctor. At the ripe age of 37, I figure… [...]