by Gazette staff
A Daily Gazette life blog
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Growing up, my mom's favorite recipe for special family gatherings was lamb shish kabobs
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
I put my steaks into quick savory “saunas” on the outdoor grill. All you need is a little imagination, a few sheets of aluminum foil and about 30 minutes in front of the fire.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
With berry season comes jam season, and with jam season comes my annual attempt to explain to friends that making jellies and jams is no big deal.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Spring, summer and fall, whenever the local chickens are laying, I’m running around looking for eggs.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Almost everyone loves cake, and a homemade frosting is just the right topping
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A modest spring salad is our first harvest meal of the season
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Pork, beef, deer, elk, chicken, lamb, ham, catfish, trout, bacon, cheddar cheese and giant turkey legs. It all gets smoked at Oscar’s, where 159 products are made on site.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Spring has finally sprung, and Memorial Day is nearly upon us — and in my family, at least, Memorial Day has always been the start of al fresco season, the time of year for picnics and cookouts. Often, the holiday weekend will feature the first picnic of the year. Into ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Much to my carnivorous side’s dismay, my sister seems to be slowly converting me to vegetarianism.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Spring means it's time for spring beers