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So yesterday’s liquid advent item was Cointreau. In googling for cocktails with this, I found this recipe for the Sidecar. So here is my Sidecar: Very fun and festive.

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Julia Child’s Poulet Roti

I used my first edition cookbook to roast a chicken last night. The underlying reason was that we are out of chicken stock. I used this recipe. I had to used commercial chicken stock though. The chicken was totally amazing, … Continue reading

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Our Halloween

First were the animal chores.  The chickens enjoy the insides of the jack-o-patterns, and so did Hodor. Tom’s daughter visited with our grandson William and their new puppy Belle.  Steve was enthralled. William was enthralled, as usual, by riding the … Continue reading

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