Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31

Dave’s Fireside Chat – Camping, Part 2

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Day One Notes “Well, here we are, the entrance to Bear Food State Park.” “Vogel State Park” my wife corrected. I have to admit that the park entrance was much prettier than I imagined, with a nice lake, a quaint little beach area, and a pleasant visitor center with real wood paneling.  After we checked …

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Oct 30

Dave’s Fireside Chat – Campsite Chili Lasts All Night, Doo Dah, Doo Dah

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My thoughts on camping – from a real fireside!   “Camping is the voluntary act of doing normal things the hard way.” –  Author unknown (but you can bet your bippee they just got back from a camping trip)   In these hard economic times, camping has become a very popular pastime, literally a word …

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Oct 23

How to Lighten the Load in the Kitchen – Part 1 – Freezer Cooking

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“What are we having for dinner?” Don’t you just love that question especially when it is 4:30, you are tired,and the kids are whiny. Well, I have found a solution to that problem at our house. Enter once a month freezer cooking. I don’t cook every meal ahead for the entire month, but I try …

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