Virgil on September 25, 2013

All of you looking for a gourmet meal, run away now. This is a quick and easy meal that tastes great, but is certainly not gourmet. This one is from my childhood and I have never made it nor had it in years. My mother was an excellent cook and could make the most wonderful […]

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Virgil on September 19, 2013

I have tons of cool kitchen tools from my grandmother and mother. This little device came from my grandmother who, by the way, was an unreal cook. I’ve been trying to duplicate her eastern Tennessee apple sauce for years. I have come close, but no cigar so far. When I was a kid, I would […]

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Virgil on October 7, 2012

Well, I finally leave Iraq shortly and we had my going away party last night. Normally, our cookouts are pretty much meat only affairs, maybe some chips. One thing people always love and you can make from items appropriated from the mess hall is deviled eggs. This is an ad hoc recipe, I had no […]

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