Toshiba Toaster Oven - A Review

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been doing some testing with the new Toshiba Digital Toaster Oven.  First off, let me admit to you that, as far as toaster ovens go, my experience is firmly rooted in the ‘70s.  Seriously…

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Hamapalooza 2022 Continues with Ham Chowder!

Warm up the bowls for this Hamapalooza Flashback!

With the cool, wet Spring going on this May (we had a fire in the fireplace last night!), I'm reminded of one more blessing from Easter 2018...

Ham Chowder!

I’ve never really…

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The Guilty Pleasure of Deviled Ham

Here's a Hamapalooza 2015 recipe that's sure to tickle your hambone!

When you reach that point with your Easter ham that you have...

Shall we say...

Odds and ends... Pieces that are still really good, but way…

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Ham "Chili" with Heirloom Beans

Eanie Beanie, Chili Beanie, The Hamapalooza Spirits Are About to Speak!

I had some gorgeous heirloom beans from Deb in L.A. ...

Good Mother Stallards (on the left) and Snow Caps (on the right)...

I also…

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Irish Soda Bread for St. Paddy's!

 

Following a large number of requests... I'm going to repost a recipe for soda bread today...

Bear with me... and be prepared, I like a far more traditional recipe... no fat and no sugar or raisins...

So... while I have…

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St. Patrick's Day 2022 - Home Is Where The Feast Is!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! 

I know, I know... but the family names are McCann, Kavanagh, McCullough, Shannon, Murphy, O'Gara... 

Clearly... I have no choice.

In these rollercoaster times, we're able at the moment to travel a bit more and enjoy…

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The Salmon Are Always Running... in Ireland!

For your consideration...  A St. Patrick's Day flashback from a few years ago:  salmon three ways!

It's that time of year again!

You're either really Irish, or you wish you were!

So do yourself a favor, eschew the supposedly traditional…

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