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Oct, 14

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Kansas City Here I Come

It's been quite some time since I've posted an actual blog. The past few months my focus has been on my new website www.cookingwiththepros.us  and simply haven't taken the time to sit down and write. As I woke this morning, determined to post before my day. Soccer with Brooke, a party for Paige, and Brooke hosting her own Halloween gathering this evening, my mind considered...

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Jul, 14

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National Fried Chicken Day!!!!

    July 6th is National Fried Chicken Day!!! Truth be told, I think most Americans agree with the idea it really should be celebrated July 4th. You don't get more American than fried chicken.  But I'll assume in an effort to give the tasty bird it's proper "shine",  the people that decide these dates;  I guess the Colonel, the lady from Popeyes , and...

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Jun, 14

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Go US,Taylor Twellman, and Ole’

  Under horrendous conditions team USA advances to the "Sweet Sixteen" in the FIFA World Cup. Now here's the deal. We didn't win but,  because Portugal beat Ghana that allowed us to move forward. Awesome right. Getting rewarded for someone else's loss. Why you ask??  There is a whole point system in place.  Because I'm really  not qualified to explain...

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26

Jun, 14

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FIFA Mania

    FIFA Mania is sweeping the universe. I've never been so caught up in the World Cup. These soccer players are OUTSTANDING in every way possible on a physical level, but it's not just the amazing eye candy that makes these games so entertaining. Let's talk about the commentators. While watching Tuesday's match between Italy and Uruguay ( when the toddler like...

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Jun, 14

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For The Fathers……Great Shrimp Dishes

With World Cup , NBA finals, and NHL finals all in full affect, I think most Dads can find a sport to their liking. Holy sports fest!!!  This is the kind of week my father would have loved. This blog and the recipes are dedicated to my Dad. As I sit here, I realize I can't find the words that would do justice to who my father was, so I won't. Just know he was amazing and my love of...

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May, 14

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Bad Break Up

By far the most heart wrenching break up I ever experienced, was when Mr. Big left Carrie at the church and drove off in his Mercedes. Even though he thought he'd changed his mind, it didn't matter to Ms. Bradshaw.  All Sex In The City fans wept for days. So I'm guessing, for tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, it was better to have an engagement abruptly end as opposed to...

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May, 14

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Summer…It’s Official

Memorial Day weekend and I'm ready to start whipping up some great new Summer dishes. Salads to start... First at bat...... Hearty Salad!!!  Nuts and dried fruit, this is a very filling salad!! Ingredients - 1 bag of field greens - 1 bag of romaine lettuce - 1 cup of craisins  (dried cranberries) - 1 cup walnuts - 1 cup blue cheese crumbed - 1 thinly sliced red vidalia onion - 1 diced...

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May, 14

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Girls Night Out!

Without disclosing my age, I will let you know that last weekend I celebrated my birthday with several close friends in Baltimore. Fun was had by all, but the kick off to the weekend was simply amazing. 7th row up right behind the catcher at Camden Yards. The weather was perfect, the Orioles won, but it was one of the shortest games ever. How on Earth did I get the best seats of my life and no...

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May, 14

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What a day in May….

Triple Crown season is upon us and it kicks off with the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.  When I watch horse racing,  I am simply amazed by the power these animals possess. Twice in my life did I ride a horse.  First, at a pony farm in Gettysburg when I was 8 years old and the second time in the arcade at the ESPN Zone.  Neither scenario was ideal for a variety of reasons,...

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Apr, 14

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Penn Relays Flashback

 This weekend is one of the premiere events in the world of track and field. Penn Relays. A few years ago I went to Philly to hang out with my friends and enjoy a beautiful day. Life is a bit to busy this year to head down, so this is a flashback. 2012 I met up with Leslie and Shelly in Philly. By train, plane, and automobile. Actually just train and automobile. Penn Relays are held of course...

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