Bacon


How do you feel about stinky cheese? I can handle Bleu types, Parmesan/Romano types, Swiss types, Feta types, whatever. I CANNOT handle any sort of cheese that comes from a goat. I know it’s all the rage, but I will always avoid any sort of goat cheese (and milk and even meat). Have I tried to acquire a taste for these goaty products? Half-heartedly in the past. Now I’m grown up enough to proclaim, “I AM DONE.”...

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…at home, because Bob and I are farty old married folks who don’t like crowds very much (mostly Bob). Of course, when we were dating and newly wed, we used to go out for a fancy dinner. Bob usually felt obligated to buy flowers for me, or some sort of chocolate, or some sort of jewelry. Later on, we realized that I don’t really care that much for fresh flowers in my house since they only last a few days and they end...

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Sorry, I think I’m channeling one of the Lord of the Rings movies there, you know the scene where the orcs decide to tear one of their own apart for an impromptu dinner. Anyway…this was the first recipe I invented long ago in college when I was contemplating writing a Middle-earth-inspired cookbook, which has now become the Halflings and Monsters cookbook.  I love many fantasy books and movies; since so many of these...

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