Thankful Dependence On God For Daily Bread

by Kevin Burton    God knows I am thankful. He also knows I’m not thankful enough.    My mind is on thanksgiving these days, being truly grateful to God for the things He has given me.  Stopping, or at least slowing down, long enough to acknowledge that “every good gift and every perfect gift is …

Turkeys In Flight? Science And Thanksgiving

by Kevin Burton    If you’re like me, most of what you know about turkeys comes from a cookbook and WKRP In Cincinnati.  Good thing Nicole Cosgrove is here to help us out.    Cosgrove is the lead Pet Editor for http://www.petkeen.com.  Once our laughter at the classic Les Nessman turkey drop broadcast has subsided, …

Serving Up Turkey Tales This Thanksgiving

by Kevin Burton    Today we’re talking turkey as you prepare for your festive Thanksgiving celebration.  Call this food for thought before the actual food.    Though ham may appear on just as many tables as turkey on Thursday, you’ll likely never hear Thanksgiving called Ham Day.    So feast your eyes now, on ten …

Remote Adventures In South Dakota

by Kevin Burton    Checked into the Hampton Inn in Sioux Falls on a Monday, settled into our room. One thing was missing.    We were two days into a much-needed vacation and having a great time, ready to watch the Chiefs-Raiders game on Monday Night Football.    The room was nice, lots of space …

My Tangled Contribution To Pasta Day

by Kevin Burton    World Pasta Day was yesterday. Sorry I didn’t warn you ahead of time, but that was not my only pasta failure.    I prepared a contribution to the celebration but it left quite a bit to be desired.  It did taste better on day two then when I first made it. …

Does National Taco Day Include Taco Salad?

by Kevin Burton    Finally, one of these national days I can really sink my teeth into: It’s National Taco Day!    It appears that the celebration resides on Oct. 4 each year. It’s not a moving holiday, the way President’s Day is. So National Taco Day is not the first Tuesday in October.    …

This Soup Is Super But Not As A Soup

by Kevin Burton     I would never eat Campbell’s Golden Mushroom soup as a soup, but as a cooking ingredient it sure does its job.    I’ve been cooking with golden mushroom for years. Not sure when I started or where I first heard about it.  But I’ve never even thought about preparing it like …

Want Fries With That? Yes, Yes I Do

by Kevin Burton    Just learned that I missed out on a big, big opportunity this year and I’m just sick about it.    I love stories about people getting second chances and making it all work out. Happy endings. Sometimes though it’s just too late.    My big chance came from Idaho in February, …

What’s Your Least Favorite Pizza Topping?

by Kevin Burton    Pepperoni could be legal tender, really.     I mean, that time when Jeannette and I made homemade pizza, my biggest fear (hope?) was that I would eat all the pepperoni before we ever got it onto the pizza.    Most people agree with me. So you won’t be surprised to know …

Storm Warning, Careful In The Kitchen

by Kevin Burton    Our favorite Mexican restaurant has an offering called “Special Rice.”  It is special but I think I can do better.    There it is kids, your official warning: I’m headed back into the kitchen.    I don’t mind cooking but don’t truly love it. Mostly I rush through the process without …