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Camp Fire Fun

As a Girl Scout, I learned how to build a fire without wadded up newspaper as fuel, but I can’t say my outdoor cooking skills advanced apace. I used to wrap refrigerator rolls around sticks and toast them over the … Continue reading

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Candied Virginia Tomatoes From a Surprising Source

Inside a booklet that promised nothing more than Great Ideas for Barbecues & Summer Meals (Family Circle, 1983), I ended up finding a recipe for Thomas Jefferson’s Candied Tomatoes sent in by someone I knew quite well — the mother of my … Continue reading

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