My relationship with this particular turkey– bless his heart– began last Friday, one week ago. Mr. Big Food had asked me to go to Kroger and procure a $0.78 / pound turkey of approximately 15-16-20 pounds. And so I did. Eventually. After some thought, we opted for the 20.25 pound bird, as opposed to the
“Catching the Turkey” Grandma Moses 1940 More in the “Catching the Turkey” series here. Though I know little about Grandma Moses, primitivism, or art, I am a fan of Anna Mary Robertson, and enjoy looking at her work. “A Blizzard” 1956
November 27, 2019. Originally posted some time ago. Enjoy! As you can see, Daughter C outdid herself. Lovely, don’t you think? The weather is forecast to be very Thanksgivingy– Southern Country Mouse-wise. One or two Thanksgiving orphans will join us. Traditional menu, though not sure what Daughter C and The J-Man are bringing. Table is
As found at WikiArt. Also in the crappy old book, Grandma Moses, Otto Kallir, (Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, New York, 1973) which lays open on the Big Book podium to [Humm. Something is amiss in the formatting. Sorry. I’ll work on it.]
This is the best I can do in terms of original content this year. Recycled content coming throughout the day. Hoping you enjoy good food with family and friends, are warm, and have many in your life to be thankful for. Read some history. https://www.bigfoodetc.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/historyofplymout00inbrad.pdf
Aside. Started reading a crappy new book, Paul Revere’s Ride By David Hackett Fischer. More on this to come.
The Vikings mourn the loss of Fred Cox, one of our proudest legends and a member of the 50 Greatest Vikings, the team said in a statement. In 1972, while still playing for the Vikings, Cox came up with the idea of a soft football to prevent leg injuries to kids. He and partner John
Presented in no particular order… via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures
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3rd-graders score above average on reading test Christmas Parade set for Dec. 7 Fellowship Food Center invites everyone 60 and older to daily lunch 911 Calls: 10/28 8:55am goats in road; 10/30 5:25pm two semi trucks on Natchez trace; 11/2 1:55pm locked vehicle; 7:34pm fake money received; 8:29pm shots fired; 8:31pm three shots fired High
Over at A Different Route, Joe Beth has a story about The Great Horse Escape. It reminded me of something that happened sometime during our recent Hip Gimp days. It was a Saturday, I believe. There were several bands of thunderstorms with strong winds blowing through, and there was a lot of rain. The power
I’ve recently purchased a few n-in-1 items, and returned one because I did not understand how it qualified as an n-in-1 item. Which got me pondering on the meaning of n-in-1, and &/or. &/or is a very convoluted concept whose meaning(s) change depending on the domain of inquiry. Mr. Big Food and I have heated
It was delicious. Here’s the recipe along with some narrative from The Master Chef.
I took a break and stumbled across this under the sub-head: Ladies and Gentlemen, Our Betters I swear, at first I didn’t get it. Duh. Kyle Kulinski has no idea what an aerial view of farmland looks like. [Smiles. Shakes head. Returns to cleaning toilets and vacuuming up Missy fur.]
Reposted from September, 2015 with good reason. We are back to Marica Cooks Monday and this is what I’ll be cooking today. A big Food Favorite fall stew. Enjoy! Yesterday I mentioned the start of Fall Squirrel season, which in Mississippi runs from the first of October to the last of February. That of course
Rusiñol is best known as a painter of Spanish gardens. His paintings have a surrealistic tinge to them, making you want to step right through them and see the landscape for yourself. Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Santiago Rusiñol They are all quite lovely and fascinating. Visit Claudia’s site for more.
Cob Oregon Muse writes, As I suggested in the title, I have no idea where the pic is from. But you can tell it’s a great used bookstore because it looks so ramshackle and disorganized, it would take you hours to find what you’re looking for, and that’s a feature, not a bug.