Author Archives: drfugawe

About drfugawe

I'm a guy with enough time to do as I please, and that my resources allow. The problem(s) are: I have 100s of interests; I have a short attention span; I have instant expectations; I'm lazy; and I'm broke. But I'm OK with all that, 'cause otherwise I'd be so busy, I'd be dead in a year.

Thank You, Dear Readers

OK­, I’ve been putting this off long enough. My ride on the merry-go-round of blogging is coming to an end – I’ve felt it slowing down for some time now – and just like the kid on his favorite wooden … Continue reading

Posted in Musings and Mutterings | 18 Comments

The Whole Leek, and Nothing But the Leek

I’m a slow learner. I realize now that my mother was well aware of this, and it must have been difficult for her, from a frustration end I mean. Were my education to begin today, I’d probably be labeled with … Continue reading

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At Last, The Salmon Post

I’ve never done a post on salmon and I don’t know why – it’s something we make sure we never buy frozen (or previously frozen and thawed), and we avoid farm raised in lieu of better tasting wild fish. But … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Muffin Evolution

It has occurred to me recently -again- that we as Americans do not have much of an understanding of history – at least not in the European sense, and certainly not at all from the Asian perspective. We tend to … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, Comfort Food, Food, Our Favorite Dishes | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

If That’s a Dandelion, Then it Must Be Spring

I have a small stack of brand new cookbooks next to my corner in the living room (you know, big comfy chair, and all my ‘control’ devices close at hand). These were given to me at Christmas time by my … Continue reading

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The Art of Parking

Years ago, we moved to Oregon to rid our lives of the ‘traffic-jammedness’ of city life – anyone who has ever lived in an urban area knows the feeling – you reach a point where you just know you must … Continue reading

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America’s Food Secrets – Even Hear of Migas?

Recently, I found myself going through the Texas section of my old community fundraiser cookbooks for an idea for a new post in the ‘America’s Food Secrets’ series – it’s been awhile since I’ve done one, and I wanted it … Continue reading

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