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It was a sunny afternoon, so Earl and I decided to visit some of our favorite haunts – if you can really call Costco or Talbot’s a “haunt” – in South Bend. Of course, these trips always include a meal
… finish reading Harbinger of the Future
No, it’s not a typo. That’s how a restaurant in South Haven, Michigan, spells its name. And that’s what the menu is all about. It’s mostly small plates and martinis. And it’s delicious.
Earl, his daughter, his son-in-law, and I
… finish reading taste
Today two friends, C and S, and I visited the local Aldi’s. Recently, it was closed for about a month for considerable remodeling and re-opened the beginning of November. We figured we’d given it time to work out the bugs.
… finish reading Aldi’s
In another era, I would have been called a Renaissance Man (Women weren’t acknowledged much back then.), since my interests are varied, and I want to excel at them all. In fact, when I went to college a gazillion years
… finish reading The Thirty Minute Plan
There were supposed to be six of us; when you’re retired you have the luxury of such excursions on a weekday, but you also have health issues that intervene. So today four of us headed to Chicago and the Russian
… finish reading Russian Tea Time
I love split pea soup, with or without ham. It’s comfort food at its best. And I particularly like it made from scratch instead of from a Campbell’s® can. Still, there are issues.
They’re not about finding the ingredients (dried peas,
… finish reading Pea Soup Is Like That
I’m still experimenting with the Weber grill we bought a few weeks back. And here is what I’ve learned to date.
It’s more fun to grill when the weather isn’t too hot or too cold. Wind is also a factor. … finish reading Still Grillin’
Earl makes a smoothie every morning in the name of healthy living. Then he claims the right to avoid vegetables the rest of the day. My son, Kevin, also makes a smoothie most mornings; but it’s because, as a vegetarian
… finish reading Smoothie
I was going to fire up the grill again last night, but in the end decided to broil inside. The oven is something I’m familiar with, something I know. The grill requires concentration and timing; and I just didn’t feel
… finish reading Grilling vs. Broiling