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Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork with Everything Rub and accompanying homemade Honey-Chipotle barbeque sauce is a delectable spicy-sweet, piquant dish.

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Zippy Southwest pulled pork made in the slow cooker is savory with a rich, deep taste, but it’s not overly spicy. And what’s really cool is that it’s super easy!

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Bringing back to life a long-dormant family recipe for marinated shrimp, which tastes as fresh and welcome today as it did 50 years ago.

Cookbook Collection: “Come On Over” is a Sandwich Wednesday FIND

Cookbook Collection: “Come On Over” is a Sandwich Wednesday FIND

The latest cookbook to yield Sandwich Wednesday benefits at Glover Gardens is from Jeff Mauro, called Come On Over.

Fun with Skordalia (Does that sound nerdy?)

Fun with Skordalia (Does that sound nerdy?)

Skordalia is a magical Greek sauce with a “nectar of the gods” feel to it when you first experience it.

Poem and Pictures: A Bench is Waiting

Poem and Pictures: A Bench is Waiting

A bench is an invitation to become one with it for a while, to sit and be still in your surroundings, and let nature and the world flow around you.

Comfort Food Alert – A New Frontier (for Us)

Comfort Food Alert – A New Frontier (for Us)

In Albuquerque for a wedding, we wanted to eat somewhere really, really unique and local. Frontier Restaurant scratched that itch.

Finding My Way Back to Watermelon Love

Finding My Way Back to Watermelon Love

A lifetime of taste aversion to watermelon was vanquished with a Watermelon Salad. Sweet Baby Juiciness, that fruit is delectable!

Who needs fireworks when you’ve got sunsets and peeps?

Who needs fireworks when you’ve got sunsets and peeps?

A fiery sunset beats a fireworks display any day.

Who Cares if Niagara Falls When We are Side by Side?

Who Cares if Niagara Falls When We are Side by Side?

Seagulls recall a jazz standard, Side by Side, and the Glovers of Glover Gardens had an anniversary.

We’re All Coping With So Many Collective Traumas Right Now

We’re All Coping With So Many Collective Traumas Right Now

Cascading collective trauma is the term for what we’re experiencing as we endure seemingly never-ending external events and tragedies.

Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus Memories … with Blooms in Our Future

Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus Memories … with Blooms in Our Future

Mahogany Splendor is a beautiful and unique hibiscus variety and we’re trying again after losing ours in the big Texas freeze of 2021.

Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese are a Match Made in Heaven: Try This Easy Spread

Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Goat Cheese are a Match Made in Heaven: Try This Easy Spread

A simple but delightful recipe for a piquant and savory spread.

Turtle Haiku (Two) for You

Turtle Haiku (Two) for You

Only a few words, in haiku (but not 5-7-5).

Just One Thread Over Makes a Difference

Just One Thread Over Makes a Difference

Life lessons from embroidery.

Miami Nice! Recommendations for Peacocks, Parks and Restaurants

Miami Nice! Recommendations for Peacocks, Parks and Restaurants

Recreation recommendations in Miami from a grad student. Parks, peacocks and foodie-worthy restaurants, oh my!

Glover Gardens Kitchen 2.0: It’s Been A Minute, So Here Are The “After” Pictures (Finally!!!)

Glover Gardens Kitchen 2.0: It’s Been A Minute, So Here Are The “After” Pictures (Finally!!!)

At long last, pictures of the results of the Glover Gardens Kitchen 2.0 remodel project. It was well worth the wait.

Reflections on a Kitchen Remodel: What We Learned about Packing, Prepping, Culling and Coping

Reflections on a Kitchen Remodel: What We Learned about Packing, Prepping, Culling and Coping

Observations and lessons learned from how we planned, prepped, packed, culled and coped during what we called ‘The Siege’.

Speed and Quality Don’t Always Go Together

Speed and Quality Don’t Always Go Together

A blogging mistake prompts a mea culpa and lessons learned confession.

A Wild Goose Chase: the Fallacy of Assumptions

A Wild Goose Chase: the Fallacy of Assumptions

A family of geese came and went, causing us to worry about predators: gators and eagles and hawks, oh my!


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