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The following are the various articles that have been filed and posted under the category of General Musings that can be found here at Musings From Us, for your enjoyment.

Cancun’s Mexican Grill

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One of the tastiest and most fun places along the I-10 corridor is Cancun’s Mexican Grill. It has all the ambiance, from the Futbol games on Azteca Television, complete with ads for Jarritos sodas, your fave cervesas, like Corona, Dos Equis, and other famous names, plus the best signature dishes in the Panhandle. From their complimentary homemade tortilla chips and salsa, to the sweet sopapillas, it just doesn’t get better!

Highly recommended by my entire family are the chicken quesadillas. My husband loves the soft tacos and refried beans, and my son, well, Will, could just handle about everything there, he loves it so much. The menu is vast, and even the lunch menu has much to offer for a great price, and the service is very quick. You’d spend more time waiting in the drive thru lines at any of the quick service restaurant on your food than you will in this full service casual family restaurant. Not only do they offer great noms, but there is are fun musical events every week, from a strolling marichi band to full on guest intereactive karaoke on the weekends. Take a breather away from the beach if you are a visitor, and from your own kitchen if you are a local, because as a local, you already know how good Cancun’s is, and get away for a southeast Mexican getaway, because this isn’t Tex-Mex, this is the good stuff, from the Yucatan to Chipley, right here and now.

Farm to Fork

This entry was posted in Casual Games, Farming Simulation, General Musings, Software, Time Management Games by Snowfoxx on

Gameplay:★★★★☆ 
Graphics:★★★★☆ 
Sound:★★★★☆ 
Value:★★★★★ 
Fun Factor:★★★★★ 
Overall:★★★★½ 

I have played some farming simulations in the past, and many of them have been slow moving, or have time requirements that are just far too unrealistic. Farm to Fork is none of those things, and is one of the most refreshing farming sims I have come across in a very long time. You start off as four fresh young dudes with a failing farm that just needs a new opportunity to get your goods into a new market. One is considering the situation as he checks out the bags of wheat and the loaf of bread he has been nomming on while is buddies are having a spell of financial depression. The light bulb goes on, and soon the farmhouse is a production area where the freshest ingredients right from the farm become bread, salads, and so much more to bring variety to this little farm.

Angel’s Buffet and Catering – Chipley, FL

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lsI had been in this establishment before, when it was the New Star Chinese Buffet. The new management took this place into a completely opposite direction, and Angel’s Buffet is now a purely Southern and Soul Food restaurant. Advertised as having the “Best Chicken Around”, the chicken did not disappoint! The skin was light, crispy, and not at all greasy. Sadly, on the day I came there, the other offerings were not quite as good.

There was a baked chicken with barbeque sauce that was a bit overcooked and hard to manage. There were only about five or six vegetable choices for a weekday lunch. Butter beans, yellow rice, collards, corn and snap beans. There were egg rolls that were very good plain, even though I do prefer them with duck sauce and Chinese mustard. There were baked sweet potatoes, rolls, and fried cornbread, which was pretty light and crispy, like the fried chicken. These guys and gals got making deep fried food down to an art. There was also an assortment of thin slices over various cakes for sweet options, but I did not partake of those. The sweet tea was light tasting, and not too sweet. On some things, they hit the mark, and on others, some improvement was needed. Another thing that was a let down was the fact that there was a wonderful chicken gravy, but no mashed or new potatoes to put them on. I tried it on the yellow rice, but it was just not quite the same.

TDF Honey Ketchup

This entry was posted in Foods, Health & Food by Cleave on

Recipes_From_The_Fridge-150x150This ketchup is the very best that I can ever remember tasting. It is clean, light and yet bold as well. It has a smooth flavor that will make you never want to have another type of ketchup ever. This is what the condiment tomato sauce should taste like and is better than any store bought I can remember. Once you try this flavorful to die for ketchup you won’t want another kind ever.

Ingredients for TDF Honey Ketchup

6 oz. tomato paste
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup rice vinegar*
1/4 cup water
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. finely minced sweet onion
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
1/8 tsp. powdered clove
1/8 tsp. powdered ginger
1/2 tsp. basil (can be minced up with the onion)

*I use rice vinegar because white vinegar is made from corn.

Home Made Baking Powder

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Recipes_From_The_Fridge-150x150Here is an easy recipe to be able to make baking powder. It is just three simple ingredients and taste so much better than the store bought. Personally I think that it works better as well.

The reason that I have started making my own baking powder is due to allergies. This recipe makes sure that the food products that I am sensitive to are not used in my diet. I will probably keep using this recipe even if they were to remove what I am sensitive to out of the store brand baking powders. This will also be a great recipe for those that are highly sensitive to corn products. Even if the recipe and ingredients below are unusable by them, they will be able to to use the recipe, just make sure that the ingredients are safe for them to use.

Home Made Baking PowderIngredients
1 tsp. Baking Soda (any brand that you are comfortable using)
2 tsp. Cream of Tartar (usually a byproduct of winemaking)
1 tsp. Starch (potato – rice – tapioca or other starch)