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Old-Timey Eats: Texas Depression Days Stew

This entry is part of a series, RdJ Marathon»

It may not be the Depression anymore (although I know some folks who would dispute that), but some of the poor-folk food that was invented to feed families on next-to-nothing has come back into vogue recently. It’s more than the economic tough times; some of […]

Aunt Alma's Taco Soup

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My aunt Alma and my uncle Jack recently celebrated a major milestone: Their 70th wedding anniversary. They’re still going strong, in spite of some o f the usual challenges facing the elderly these days.

When Alma got married, the joke around the Clan was that she […]

Recipe du Jour Marathon, First Post: Christine's Hamburger Pie

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When I was in graduate school, I had a few good friends who would occasionally feed me or play Atari games all night and drink beer. Dennis was one of these good friends. And he had a wonderful girlfriend, Christine, who could really […]

The Great RdJ Marathon (or How to Put Off Doing the Taxes Until the Last Possible Moment)

Okay, folks, it’s tax time. You know what that means, right? Yep, you got it in one…

I don’t want to do no stinkin’ taxes!

So, as a means of blocking that horrible task out of my mind, I’m starting a new tradition here: The Once-Each-Year, Week-Before-Tax-Day, Get-In-As-Much-Distraction-As-Possible, Recipe du Jour Marathon.

Besides, I’ve got this collection […]