In this day and age, it seems that traditions are receiving a bad press. Many traditions provide a sense of comfort and stability in a world that is filled with chaos. The tradition I started for my wife's birthday is now over a decade old, and it is a tradition that is now rooted in … Continue reading A Birthday Tradition Revisited
What inspired me to even attempt making a quiche happened many years ago. My wife was out for the evening, and I was having a guy’s night in celebrating with a James Bond Marathon. During the film A View to A Kill 1985 starring Roger Moore as James Bond and Christopher Walken as the villain, … Continue reading A View to a Quiche
Have I got a deal for you? A cheap snowplow truck that is aged, but still looks good. The engine runs, the plow blade lifts and turns. Reality Check: The plow truck cannot go into first gear. The mechanic during the transmission build discovered the flywheel is the wrong size and causes a shudder throughout … Continue reading Life issues today, solve problems of tomorrow
This past week; it seems winter has arrived. The temperatures have dropped well below freezing, snow has fallen (not enough to plow), and our entire family has become horribly sick. Just now we are starting to break through the illness, which is a relief to finally see the other-side to this horrible virus. Opening up … Continue reading Oatmeal, best consistency and taste, to fight a “cold” day.
For the past eight or so years, I started a tradition for my wife's birthday. Before this epiphany, I would ask my wife what she would like for her birthday cake? I would then, like most husbands, go hunt down the desired cake and purchase it from a bakery or sometimes an ice cream parlor. … Continue reading A Birthday Challenge Turned Tradition: Zesty, Orange, Double Layer, Birthday Cake
Growing up and visiting my Grandparents was always something I looked forward to. My grandma was a wonderful cook and the family always gathered at my grandparents cabin in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. One thing I remember Grandma serving was her clam dip. Everyone enjoyed it and it did not last long. It … Continue reading Grandma’s Amazing Clam Dip
There is nothing like home made pizza. A couple years ago I was watching a video from Homestead Blessings. ( By the way, The Homestead Blessing Videos are a wealth of good traditional information) This video was about making bread and one recipe presented was a pizza bread recipe. I thought to myself, I am … Continue reading Chicken Pesto Pizza has become a Webber Family Friday Night Favorite