Category Archives: Kitchen

Stepping up to the table


I like to eat.  You name it, Italian, Chinese, Mexican, I love a good meal.  But I wanted to ensure that the forks and knives I use to eat my meals were made by Americans.  Imagine my shock when I … Continue reading

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Simply American Black Friday Alert!


I would sooner have a root canal without anesthetic than plan a huge shopping trip to the mall on the day after Thanksgiving.  Today I am planning a series of naps and setting aside plenty of time to savor our … Continue reading

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Just in time for the Fourth of July!


There are a lot of great people out there working to put Americans to work by encouraging us to buy products made by member of our extended American family.  Guys like Jack A., Todd Lipscomb and Don Buckner.  Gals like … Continue reading

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Mirror mirror on the wall; wait, you’re a television!


I am in the process of rolling out a new website that will be a resource for Americans who want to build or remodel their homes using building materials, appliances, furniture and furnishings made by members of our extended American … Continue reading

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Important news I forgot to tell you about


It has been a crazy couple of weeks and I have not had time to do any posting.  So here are a bunch of Made in America tidbits I wanted to let you know about. Cooking with Gas If you … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, I’m an expert


I drink alot of coffee.  Probably too much really.  I used to go to Starbucks because they offered free refills, but that policy was ended.  So now I go to another smaller coffee shop near my office for one in … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s shiny!


As I have posted about many times, there is absolutely no reason you have to cook with cookware made by anyone other than members of our extended American family.  I discovered a new brand the other day that had previously … Continue reading

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It’s all about the clicks


WordPress, the blogging platform I use, provides me with all sorts of statistics about how many people view my blog each day, what posts they look at, what country they are from, how they got to my blog, etc.  But … Continue reading

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Nice work Frenchie!


I am an adequate cook.  My son Ben is one of those annoying people who can throw together all sorts of ingredients with no real recipe and produce delicious food.  Da nerve!  Anyway, cooking is a big deal here in Seattle and … Continue reading

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If you can’t stand the heat,…


I have kvetched before about our tiny kitchen.  But if the biggest problem I have is a lack of counter space, I should probably shut my pie hole.  And no matter how small your kitchen is, you can stock it with American … Continue reading

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