Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Very happy news to report: I’m “back” from my calf injury! Lots of foam rolling, stretching, and rest did the trick, and I was able to start training  again about a week and a half ago.  Just in time, too, (more…)


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As my father-in-law said when he saw the name of this beer: “That checks most of my boxes”. Bacon, maple syrup, doughnuts, and beer: check. I thought the same thing when I grabbed a bright pink 25-oz bottle at the Rogue Taproom in Portland, OR two weeks ago.  I brought the bottle home in my luggage, and finally had an opportunity to drink it last night.  It accompanied a dinner of ceasar salad, ribeye steak, and baked sweet potato with butter, cinnamon, and sugar.


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A few days ago, Kathy and I came across an article on baking bacon in the oven rather than frying it.  Yesterday we got tempted by one of the vendors at the farmers market and ended up buying some locally produced bacon (thanks, Mae Farms!).  We baked it up this morning- yum!  Crispy like Kathy likes it but juicy and meaty, it was delicious.  Less mess, too.  I’d show you some pictures but we ate it all before I had a chance to take any.  I highly recommend that you try it.  We followed directions from this Food.com page.

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