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February 2008

Barbecued Bones

Well, we're starting to see the last of winter in Saskatchewan. It has been long and at times bitterly cold, but as the days get longer and the sun gets warmer, you start to allow yourself to think about summer's treats, just around the corner. One of mine is a feast of Barbecued Bones. Rich, meaty beef ribs that have... Read more →




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Creaming Butter

So many cake and cookie recipes say to cream together the butter and sugar. Why is this done and how do I do it right? --Amber To cream butter means to beat it together with the sugar in the recipe until it is light in color and no sugar crystals are visible. With white sugar, the butter will take on... Read more →




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Cleaning Cutting Boards

I recently received a plastic and a wooden cutting board. Unfortunately neither came with cleaning instructions. I use the plastic type for the meats, and the wooden for vegetables, fruits and breads. How do I make sure I am not having any bacteria or other bad things pass on to other foods? In other words, how do I clean my... Read more →




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One of These is not Like the Others

See if you can spot the difference: The waiter brings our drinks to the table. In his haste to move around the table, a beer slides off of his tray and spills all over Pat's leather coat. Later, serving the first course, as he is putting soup in front of one of our daughters, he is already turning away to... Read more →




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© Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward