Maggie Wilson, pictured to the left, is Little Buddy’s (Maude’s) sister. Maggie lives with my daughter, Caitlin. Recently, she (Maggie) disgraced herself and our family. Both Maggie and Maude love to ride in the car, they love to go places. Anytime Caitlin or me have to go somewhere that won’t leave the dog in the […]

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Virgil on September 25, 2010

This one isn’t a foodie blog but is intriguing and looks good so far. Plus, @FacetiousMuse keeps recommending me on Follow Friday on Twitter, so it must be good! I have actually read the blog and looked at the podcasts, so I can tell you this is a good one. Last podcast topic was “Zestra […]

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Virgil on September 24, 2010

One thing I haven’t done well is develop my blogroll, which I think is important for any blog. Funny thing, it seems that times have changed a bit in the blog world, probably out of the greed that has ruined much of the great Internet sites of the past. I like to be put on […]

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Virgil on September 21, 2010

I lived for a couple of years in Hawaii and we had a mango tree in our small yard (also lime, papaya, banana, and avocado). With the mangoes, we ate them ripe. On the mainland, it is hard to get good tropical fruits, especially guavas (my favorites). Mangoes are always green and sometimes don’t ripen, […]

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Virgil on September 19, 2010

A tagine traditionally is a Morrocan slow cooking devive made up of a clay top and bottom and placed over coals for cooking. Much like cast iron, the tagine seasons and gets better with use. The conical lid or top helps keep in moisture and contributes to a wonderful tasting result. Today, there are many […]

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Virgil on September 18, 2010

I am doing a tagine this evening using skinned and boneless chicken breasts. While at the grocery store, I saw skinned and boneless breasts for $4.79 per pound. There were skin on and bone in breasts for $2.59 per pound. I know there is weight in the bones and skin, but it seemed that paying […]

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Virgil on September 18, 2010

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, so finally here it is. A previous blog entry was a recipe for Little Buddy’s Shrimp, Spinach, Artichoke and Feta Pasta. I’ve been a roll with olive oil and garlic based pasta sauces and the possibilities are endless. Here is another variation: Little Buddy’s Spinach, Feta […]

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Virgil on September 15, 2010

I watched a show called Food Heavens about barbeque yesterday. Funny thing is that, even though they showed it on their schedule, I could find no pages about it. Maybe they knew how screwed up the show was. I wanted to send them an email. There are a few arguable criticisms, but a lot of […]

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Virgil on September 10, 2010

This doesn’t have to be done on a grill, but it is a great way to create a potato side dish on a grill when making a meal. In this particular case, when I came up with this recipe, I was grilling a couple of beautiful wild salmon fillets with skin on. Traditional potatoes just […]

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Virgil on September 3, 2010

Where I live, it is hard to get “exotic” foods. So, when I go to Atlanta, I head for the Dekalb Farmers Market. I am like a kid in a candy store. Last time I went, I noticed skinless skate wings that were very inexpensive. I like using inexpensive ingredients to make a great meal, […]

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