Category Archives: cooking

Simply American Black Friday Alert!


I would sooner have a root canal without anesthetic than plan a huge shopping trip to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving.  Today I am planning a series of naps and setting aside plenty of time to savor our … Continue reading

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Important news I forgot to tell you about


It has been a crazy couple of weeks and I have not had time to do any posting.  So here are a bunch of Made in America tidbits I wanted to let you know about. Cooking with Gas If you … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s shiny!


As I have posted about many times, there is absolutely no reason you have to cook with cookware made by anyone other than members of our extended American family.  I discovered a new brand the other day that had previously … Continue reading

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If you can’t stand the heat,…


I have kvetched before about our tiny kitchen.  But if the biggest problem I have is a lack of counter space, I should probably shut my pie hole.  And no matter how small your kitchen is, you can stock it with American … Continue reading

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Well that makes it a lot easier!


Sometimes finding products you want that are made by members of our extended American family can be a bit of a struggle.  But thankfully, a lot of websites of well-known retailers are now including a “Made in America” search function … Continue reading

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Going to the cupboard


I am very excited to present my second video project with a fine American manufacturing firm.  Canyon Creek makes great kitchen, bathroom and any other kind of room cabinets in Monroe, Washington.  I had the good fortune to visit them … Continue reading

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She knows of what she speaks…and cooks


I’ve mentioned ManPans in a few posts in the past.  I love promoting ManPans because they are really great cookware and further they are made in my home state of Washington.  Well I’m writing an op-ed piece for a local magazine here … Continue reading

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