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By: GardenGrrl, 7:03 PM GMT on January 22, 2015
More Rain! The rain gauge shows a bit over two inches since it started around 7pm yesterday. So glad in spite of having a whumping case of "cedar fever" I took Roxie out to the park yesterday while it was in the high 60's. Granted it is cold and rainy today but this weather is a godsend for those of us with allergies to mountain cedar. Cedar fever is like having a bad cold with really itchy eyes.
The last few days while it was nice out really did not have...
Updated: 4:09 PM GMT on January 29, 2015
By: GardenGrrl, 2:55 PM GMT on January 01, 2015
By: GardenGrrl, 5:28 PM GMT on December 03, 2014
Merry Christmas and Happy Every Holiday!
Coming from a Scandinavian, Eastern European, Irish, Texan, Cuban, Mexican, Jewish, Christian, Agnostic Family, everyone, anyone who comes in peace is welcome here.
There is a bit of magic in this Season, the one that comes after fall where we celebrate all things before the deep winter comes and we reflect or brood until spring.
This is the time where we try on our spiritual selves and share ...
Updated: 11:20 AM GMT on December 24, 2014
By: GardenGrrl, 6:22 PM GMT on November 06, 2014
Hi All, thanks for the Halloween and 3 bunnies greetings. The chili recipe is in the archives if anyone still wants to try it.
Yes I'm a big Harry Potter fan and probably even a bigger kid. So when I was offered a three night stay at a fancy hotel in Orlando for less than it costs to board Roxie, the spouse and I jumped on it. No, we did not buy a timeshare, but we did get to go visit Universal Studios and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Updated: 11:15 AM GMT on November 30, 2014
By: GardenGrrl, 9:24 PM GMT on October 30, 2014
It's Cooking Weather Again. (yay)
To start the season I made some Chocolate and Beer Chili.
The addition of cocoa powder and strong stout beer give this chili a rich smokey taste. the bitterness of stout beer plays well with cocoa powder in sauces.
Why do people cook with alcohol? A whole can of beer frankly does not go well in many dishes but in small amounts it can do a lot to enhance flavors. The same is true of wine. The alcohol brea...