Vintage Recipes

The vintage recipes in this series I discovered in cookbooks and recipe files that my wife inherited from her mother.  We lost her mother just over a year ago.  This past Christmas her Dad came to spend the holidays with us. One of the things he brought with him was Sandra’s cookbooks and recipe files.

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Jubelale Winter Beer

Jubelale winter beer is from Deschutes in Bend Oregon.  This beer is available from October to December each year. This is an original brew from the start of Deschutes Brewery in 1988. Jubelale winter beer pours really nice from a 12-ounce bottle. The head comes in two colors: a frothier, lighter-colored ashy beige swirl amid

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Winter Warmer

Winter Warmer is an English Dark Ale from Rahr and Sons Brewing Company.  This seasonal beer released in October. The flavors of roasted malt, toffee, chocolate, and caramel come forward first.  The beer finishes with notes of dark fruits.   Poured from a 12 ounce can, Winter Warmer pours deep brown, opaque.  Good carbonation leads to

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Huntsville Botanical Garden, and Butterflies in the Shadow of Rockets

The Huntsville Botantical Garden is simply amazing. As we continued our college road trip we had to stop in Huntsville Alabama to visit my mother.  One of our favorite things to do when we are in my hometown is to visit the botanical gardens.  The people responsible for creating the gardens in Huntsville have worked over

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