Colorful Vegetable Lasagna Recipe |

by Craig Hartranft on September 6, 2016

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For this Colorful Vegetable Lasagna, layer bell pepper, zucchini and mushooms with lasagna noodles, marinara sauce, and three types of

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DIY: How to Make a Homemade Oven (or Stove Top) Smoking Box for Less Than $25.00, and Smoke Some Mighty Tasty Baby Back Ribs.

30 August 2016 Recipes

I can’t afford a stand alone outdoor smoker, and haven’t quite figured out how to use my gas grill to smoke. So for Father’s Day I got a Camerons Stove Top Smoker Box. Nice. It easy to use, works great, and holds two racks of ribs (overlapping). But $50.00. And then there’s the problem that, […]

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On Columbus Day, Missy Aldritch Killed Her Husband George: The start to a crime fiction tale with dark comedic overtones.

26 July 2016 Crime Fiction

On Monday October 12, it was Columbus Day, and the day after her second wedding anniversary, Missy Aldritch killed her husband George, giving him a gut shot with her Sig Sauer and then a bullet to the head when he wouldn’t stop moaning and whining and asking why. Missy didn’t know why. She really wasn’t good at why. Finding out why. Or wondering why. He just wouldn’t shut up.

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Craig’s Heavy Metal Chili Recipe, Finally Revealed, and The Secret Ingredient

12 April 2016 Recipes

{ My recipe for Craig’s Heavy Metal Chili has an appropriate history. Several years ago, Classic Rock (UK) magazine offered a calendar which featured recipes from the book Hellbent For Cooking. (For those who don’t know, the title is a play on the famous Judas Priest song, Hellbent For Leather.) The recipes were compiled from heavy […]

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The Travels of Raymond Chandler’s Farewell, My Lovely

5 April 2016 A Writer's Life

Here’s something of interest I picked up yesterday at the Ephrata Public Library’s annual Mystery Lovers Book Sale, a copy of Raymond Chandler’s Farewell, My Lovely. (Photo,right) Chandler was a pioneer of in the 30’s and 40’s noir crime fiction with his Phillip Marlowe private detective character. None of that is all that extraordinary; it’s […]

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