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Pot Roast Goulash

This is inspired by the Goulash recipe from the Loaf & Ladle Cookbook. It has been my goto goulash recipe for many, many years. Today I wanted something that would work in the slow-cooker,...

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Fusebox Bracket

I now feel like I’ve been working on the front wiring harness forever. But I did accomplish something today. Part of the wiring is mounting all of the fuseboxes, relays, and other electrical bits...

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Grand Cayman

We’re getting packed up to go home after our week on Grand Cayman. We’ve all had a great time and we’re really going to miss it. Here’s a link to our pictures from the...

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Merry Christmas

This was our Christmas tree tonight. A tall ship leaving the island and heading north. Not quite what we’re used to in Massachusetts, but it looks pretty good, doesn’t it? The next door neighbors...

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Stingray City

This afternoon we went out to Stingray City. That’s a sandbar on the north side of Grand Cayman. It’s famous for all of the stingrays that gather there. They swim right up to you...

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Wiring

I’ve been spending a lot of time on the wiring harness recently. A lot of the time is tracing wires I don’t need, like the door switches or radio, and removing them. This simplifies...

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Pecan Pie

It’s Thanksgiving. In addition to pumpkin pie we usually have a pecan pie. I’ve been using the same recipe since I was in college. It comes from an old notebook where I used to...

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Searzall

You may remember that last Christmas I got the Anova immersion heater circulator, and I’ve used it for cooking fish. One of the jobs that it’s supposed to be really good at is cooking steaks...

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Sourdough Crumpets

I keep looking for different ways to use my sourdough starter. Particularly the “unfed” starter that is discarded when you feed the sourdough after it’s been in the fridge. Today I tried the Sourdough...

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Fettling the Scuttle

The next big piece of work on the Westfield is the wiring harness. Since that will need to go up under (and through) the scuttle, I’ve been working on making that fit. There’s a...