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Tennessee Woodhenge and Dutch Oven Cooking

Okay, it may be a stretch to call this a “woodhenge,” after all, this is not going to last for centuries nor is it ever going to be a mystery, but that was the image that came to mind. The … Continue reading

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The Basics of Dutch Oven Cooking

On our last several camping trips we have prepared at least one Dutch Oven meal, and while at Port St. Joe, we prepared several different items to share in a group dinner. I was first introduced to the Dutch Oven … Continue reading

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My Mother: Part 3 – Surviving Hurricane Hazel (With Emphasis on “Trees”!)

Hurricane Hazel was the deadliest and costliest hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season. The storm killed as many as 1,000 people in Haiti before striking the United States near the border between North and South Carolina, as a Category … Continue reading

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The Day My Mother Burned Down the Tractor Shed

My Mother Part 2 – Fire, Fish Ducks, and Grits As mentioned before (Mother – Part 1), my folks had a chicken house with several hundred laying hens. Lois tended the chickens daily and collected the eggs. This event begins … Continue reading

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