Dec 242013
 
Granny's dinner rolls redux...not just for Thanksgiving!

This is a recipe from last Thanksgiving, but these are awesome and I thought I’d post it fresh for you folks wanting everything for Christmas dinner to be extra special, and might not have found them back in the archives. Important note…you have to start these TODAY, Christmas Eve,  to have them for Christmas dinner. I know this recipe seems late since I’ve named these dinner rolls “Thanksgiving dinner rolls”, but first, they are quick and easy so you can get the recipe the day before Thanksgiving and still serve them (and have the satisfaction of hearing a lot of

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Nov 222011
 
A good idea in suspended animation

Hi folks…Are y’all looking forward to a great Thanksgiving? Turkey and dressing and greenbean casserole and sweet potato souffle…oh my! Oh…and don’t forget some variety of pumpkin flavored dessert..

Anyway, obviously the weekly live, streaming vidcast on Thursday’s, “JuicyMaters Living live!” is not happening on Thanksgiving…I can’t let my webcam get between me and Thanksgiving dinner…LOL!

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May 272011
 
15 things to keep you busy on Memorial Day weekend

Reading time: 4-6 minutes   Memorial day weekend is here, and if you’re like me you sometimes find yourself wondering what to do on a holiday weekend, especially with everything you have to choose from in the summer. On the other hand, if you REALLY ARE like me you have bigger problems than just trying to fill your spare time on Memorial Day…problems like trying to avoid the men in the little white coats carrying straitjackets… Since you already have so many options for the weekend that you are probably walking around confused, trying to decide what to do and

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Apr 042011
 
Easy onion rings.  A simple fix

Have you ever tried to do something that you knew just had to be simple, but you are never quite able to get it right? That’s how I was about onion rings. Every greasy spoon diner and fast food joint in the world seems to find onion rings easy to make.

Not me. I always wound up with a mess I would have a pile of cooked, limp pieces of onion, and another pile of nicely browned, crisp batter that was supposed to be encasing the onion, but wasn’t.

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Feb 172011
 
“Surprise, surprise, surprise!” – Gomer Pyle, a Great American

Sub-titled, “It’s about time Bob fixed this place up.”

Can we talk?

New visitors to JuicyMaters, first visiting here after 10:00 AM yesterday, might be a bit confused about the subtitle of this post. After all, looking this joint over for the first time you would think JuicyMaters is a pretty nice little blog to visit, right? Well, it is. Now.

For JuicyMaters’ regulars, however, “surprise, surprise, surprise!” was probably a mild reaction, because the place did, indeed, need “fixing up”. It was bad enough that expecting y’all to keep coming back might be called “visitor abuse”…except I don’t consider y’all visitors. You are friends.

Oh sure, if you looked hard enough you could dig out some pretty good information around here, but finding it was like looking for a needle in a haystack. If you ever read something that you wanted to come back to later you are a better (blog) archaeologist than the folks who discovered King Tut’s tomb if you actually found it again.

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