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Cranberry-Herb Butter

Cranberry-Herb Butter

I started making and using this compound butter about five years ago. The tartness of the cranberries plays well against the turkey, and sage and rosemary are always winning herbs for the Thanksgiving Turkey. Add whatever herbs you like tho, or leave them out entirely...

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Then Sings My Soul…

I miss good old Southern Thunderstorms. They can be violent, dangerous and a bit frightening, but there’s beauty in the untamed, wild storm. I know I’m not the only one. There’s something soothing and spiritual about sitting on the porch,...

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Swagbucks

Swagbucks

I have been using and promoting Swagbucks for years now. In the nearly ten years since I started putting the effort into the site, I've earned almost half a million Swagbucks.  Now, that's not as impressive as it sounds, each Swagbuck is worth a penny, give or take,...

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That Mystery Shopping Thing

Mystery Shopping can be a great way to try out new restaurants, stores, and other events, and make extra money in the process. Not all shops pay, some only reimburse, or partially reimburse you for a purchase, but then others don't even require a purchase and pay...

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It’s BBQ Season, Great Deal @ AmazingRibs.com

  Summer is around the corner! The days are getting longer, the weather’s getting warmer, and the rain is leaving the Pacific Northwest for longer stretches of time.   And 2 weeks ago, Home Depot had the first great charcoal deal of the year (37 pounds for $9.99 if...

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Born in raised in Jacksonville, FL. I met my wife on the Internet in 1996, before it was cool.  Father of 2 kids and trained in the culinary arts.

Mike Halbrook

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