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Virgil on November 18, 2013

Nostalgia can make you crave foods you ate as a child. I wrote recently about my mother’s canned corned beef hash and eggs, a super easy and decidedly non-gourmet meal that I remember fondly and hadn’t had in years. When I made it, it was still good. Read Momma’s corned beef hash and eggs. My […]

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Virgil on December 30, 2012

We did a traditional English Christmas dinner this year. There weren’t a lot of people, so we went with a simple menu: Standing rib roast, four bones, wonderfully handled by brother-in-law Hugh Yorkshire pudding that I made Roasted root vegetables that I did English peas with butter that I did, very simple Lovely jus done […]

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I got my flight on DFS from Bagram to Dubai on the 14th. One thing about Bagram is the beautiful view of the mountains. When I got there, I saw no snow on the highest peaks and by the morning of the 14th, there was snow. Winter is on the way. I never thought I […]

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Virgil on October 29, 2010

If you are from a big city and used to a virtually unlimited selection of “exotic” foods, you may not appreciate this post. But ,if you are a small town guy like me (Augusta, GA), you may. To get hard to find foodstuffs, I usually relay on periodic trips to the Dekalb Farmers Market in […]

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