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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

December 2, 2012 Getting caught up. Another iteration of my ongoing quest to make chili colorado that approaches the quality of those Bob Newlon’s mom made when I was a kid. His mom was an amazing cook. For this try I made my own enchilada sauce. Split and deseed some dried New Mexico red chili …

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January 2013 We started our new season of Healthy Team Healthy U this week. It is a 12 week course where you form a group and make your way through a workbook giving you tools to become healthier. When you’ve successfully completed the course you get a 5% discount on your health insurance premium and …

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I read like a mad man preparing for and during our trip to South Africa this past summer. But at the end of the year I definitely faded out. I was even less diligent blogging as I read. Nevertheless I did meet my goal of 12 books last year. Page descriptions and links are to Amazon …

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December 29-30, 2012 I didn’t know I needed a pressure cooker until Cook’s Illustrated told me so. The recipes they included looked tasty so  I did a little on-line research on the topic. One of the selling points is the opportunity to make home made chicken broth. I have a number of recipes that include …

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