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Whatcha Gonna Do?

When it is bad out, I cook. I never run out of bacon-ever.

Seems like just last week I was dealing with 110 degree heat and choking clouds of caliche dust.  ‘Just wait’  I said all through that hell that is the High Summer in South Texas.  Just wait until Fall when the days cool and the dust lays down. Just wait until then to get all those piddling projects done that are on the back burner.  So what happened to those perfect Fall days?  Hell if I know!  Rain today, 40 something for the high, been that way all

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I Cook At Night

Regular readers know we have always favored Memphis style BBQ around this house – that was Little Blondie’s doing. I grew up 80 miles north of Memphis so that style was home cooking ambrosia to me. But, you know, I have traveled this whole country and I can dig that South Carolina style BBQ as well.

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Late Winter Shorts

Me and Tuco the Dog ON DUTY

This past Wednesday was the first official Shorts Day for South Texas.  Think the temp got to about 90 or so. It is not unusual to see 50 degree swings in temperature from night to day this time of year. I got my Carhartt vest and long pants on this morning with temps in the 40s.  We are expecting 70s by late afternoon.  If you are one of those folks who thrive on set routine and sameness of life, South Texas +Gate Guarding is probably not for you.

Being as how the weather was

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