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A New Look at a Childhood Favorite: Pimento Cheese

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Growing up one of my mother’s favorite snacks was pimento cheese. Perhaps it’s because we lived in the north (I’ve since learned it’s a longtime southern favorite), but she never made her own. Instead, she bought this small jarred version of pimento cheese. For a special treat for all of us, she’d put tiny squares of rye bread topped with pimento cheese on a plate. I thought they were okay, but as a girl, would have preferred another snack.

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Cold Weather Foods

Monday, October 29th, 2012

LinnieGayl’s  comfort food blog and the recent colder weather started to remind me of dishes I typically eat during the winter.  One of the first dishes I turn to is beans.  With my parent’s southern roots, even living in the west, I grew up on a lot of pots of beans.  Pinto beans, and great northern beans with a ham bone were big favorites of my mother and I don’t really remember those dishes being seasonal.  However when it turned cold my mother turned to a big pot of chili or stew.

I don’t do the stew but always turn to chili.  In fact, I am probably going to make chili today.  I don’t have any special recipe and to be honest sometimes my dish is good and sometime it is average.  So I thought maybe I need a more definite recipe instead of a little bit of this and that.

The Today Show had a chili cook-off and I am just not sure about the three top contenders? Here are the ingredients: (more…)

True Blood Winners

Friday, June 5th, 2009

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Allison, Lisa, Carolyn Jewel, and Andrea2 are the lucky winners of the True Blood posters.  Thanks to everyone for entering.

Don’t forget:  Season two of True Blood premiers on HBO at 9 eastern time on Sunday, June 14th.  

Oh, and it’s Team Eric, two to one.

-Sandy AAR

 

True Blood Poster Giveaway (Contest Now Closed)

Monday, June 1st, 2009

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I’ve got smokin’ hot Sookie and Bill season two posters courtesy of HBO to give away to four lucky winners.  All you need to do to enter for your chance to win is comment to this post by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Thursday, June 4.

And to make it just a little bit more fun, please tell us if you’re Team Bill, Eric, Sam – or any other supe you’re rooting for.

Winners will be selected at random and posted here on Friday morning.  So good luck and get posting!

As for me, I’m Team Eric all the way.

-Sandy AAR