Category Archives: side dishes

Tuna Salad

It would get absolutely hot and muggy in Tampa, FL when I was a kid.  And it was several years before we had any kind of air conditioning.  And I remember my favorite hot summer dinner that Mom would make–Tuna … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Food

OK, on Sunday, February 2 they’re going to play Super Bowl XLVIII.  If it wasn’t for the Super Bowl nobody—especially males—would have the faintest idea of Roman numerals.  That’s something that an old fart like me had some exposure to … Continue reading

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Momma Stellas Spanish Rice

According to Mrs. CB, Momma Stella made Spanish Rice fairly often and she was often drafted to be the rice “stirrer”.  “I’m not much of a cook, but I was a good stirrer,” confesses Mrs. CB. So last night, I … Continue reading

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Homemade Refrigerator Cucumber Pickles

It’s been just flat out hot here in the San Diego area for the last couple of weeks.  So hot that we just don’t want to cook and heat up the kitchen.  So hot, we don’t look at the weather … Continue reading

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Fresh Summer Vegetables

It’s great having a full day off—actually I took my day off for a change.  Seems like the older I get the more time I spend working.  That’s not the way it’s supposed to go, is it? But, we’re both … Continue reading

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