Archive: Nov 2014

Giving Thanks 2014

November 25 , 2014 by Marga Munson - in Holidays, News

Today is Thanksgiving. Every year, families and friends gather from far and wide to be together and celebrate life’s abundance on this day. It’s a really good time for reflection. Today also would have been my Pops’ 95th birthday. We lost him 8 months ago today. I think about him every day and the impact […]

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As many of you know, I got a smoker this year. That basically means I’ve been making a lot smokey goodness for people. I figured since Thanksgiving is coming up, it would be AWESOME to try and smoke a turkey. First, smoked meat is delicious. Second, Thanksgiving is busy which means oven real estate is […]

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There’s something about lazy weekend mornings. I typically wake up and want to make something kickass for breakfast. There is usually a small caveat to my plans… my husband. Mike isn’t a “breakfast lover” so it can take some sweet talk to get him on board for weekend breakfasts. However, once that’s handled, it’s game […]

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There are times in life when something you do seems so wrong, and so yet so right. This is typically how I feel about eating dessert. Do I really need that piece of cake, or that bite of creme brulee? Nope. But I want it. And so when the theme for the cooking challenge was […]

I love when you’re out at a restaurant, especially any type of Japanese restaurant and they bring you pickled cucumber and ginger with your meal. The acidity and crunchiness break up all the richness of whatever you were eating. It’s a great palate cleanser. And…it’s incredibly easy to do at home! This is a fantastic […]

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Wow. Sorry for kind of falling off the planet for a bit there guys. It’s been a crazy time. Let me keep it short and simple; cancer is a real bitch, but gamma knife radiation is pretty amazing. Enough said, let’s talk about food! Have you ever gone out to a fancy ass steakhouse and […]