Goulash

Goulash 2 lbs. hamburger 2 cups chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups water 4 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce 4 Tbls. Parsley 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. sweet basil ½ tsp. oregano 16 oz. curly noodles Brown ground beef until almost done in a 4 quart…

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Grandma’s Pie Crust

Pie Crust ½ cup cold lard ¼ tsp. salt 1½ cup flour Mix together.  Add 3 T. very cold water.  Be sure to flour your paper before rolling.  Brush edges of crust with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar, if desired.  Bake at 350° for 40 minutes, or until slightly browned. This is a…

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Merry Christmas!

Hey everybody!  Merry Christmas!  I hope that you and yours are enjoying this holiday season immensely. This isn’t a regular post.  I mean, I am wishing all of you, my faithful blog readers, a very merry Christmas.  But, this post is the kick-off of a Christmas present to my sisters-in-law.  When my sister got married…

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Becoming Mrs. Lewis

Written Sunday, December 16 – maybe I should start dating these when I write them, because I hardly ever write one and publish it right away. What?  What is this?  A book review?!?  Do those still appear on this blog (which was originally founded with the purpose of publishing book reviews)? Well, this is kind…

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Two Kings and a Mess

Hey ya’ll!  It’s been a while!  Whatcha been up to? Me?  Well, I’m still here!  Yay!  I know, I figured I should write a post just to let you know that last Saturday when the liar in my head told me it’d be interesting to slice my wrists with the knife I was putting away…

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Not my favorite method of cycling

Disclaimer: This is a very raw, honest account of some of the not so fun parts of womanhood.  Women, you may be able to empathize with this (hopefully not though).  Men, this may give you an insight into some of the women in your life (hopefully not many though).  Apparently there are some women for…

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