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COOKING WITH SIMON: Green with envy over homegrown lettuce
Looks like summer is almost here and fortunately, the temperatures have been mild and we’ve been getting a good amount of rain. And with that rain comes lots of growth in the vegetable garden.
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COOKING WITH SIMON: Celebrate Memorial Day with countryside dining
Happy Memorial Day to everyone! What a great celebration.
But when I have memories of loved ones who served in wars I remember my uncles and granddad in both World Wars, and the harrowing experiences of my great-aunt who survived prison camps during World War II.
A salute to the Greatest Generation
In Tom Brokaw’s book, “The Greatest Generation,” he refers to the men and women who lived through the Great Depression and then fought World War II as “…the greatest generation any society has ever produced.”
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COOKING WITH SIMON: Favorite dessert for moms
Last week I loved seeing many great tributes to moms and wonderful ways to honor Mother’s Day.
I lost my mother and a very special aunt last year so the day, for me, was rather poignant.
Fortunately, I had the opportunity to cater the Harvey Woman’s Club Mother’s Day luncheon. This group of ladies have embraced me since coming to town 10 years ago, and many of them have been like adopted moms.
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