Author Archives: HelenFern

The Nebraska Reuben

The Nebraska Reuben. A gooey grilled sandwich that is filled with corned beef, cheese, sauerkraut and Russian dressing. A bite of heaven. But who really created the Reuben sandwich? Nebraska! So the story goes… In the 1920s a group of … Continue reading

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National Cheeseburger Day! Go Deluxe!

It’s National Cheeseburger day! It’s a day to celebrate what’s been called America’s favorite sandwich – the hamburger, you just add cheese! The cheeseburger first showed up on menus in 1928 in a restaurant in Los Angeles. But Kaelin’s in … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlicky Pork

We put garlic in everything. The more garlicky the better! My grandfather used to poke 20 or 30 wholes in a pork roast and push a whole clove of garlic in there! Then he roast it for hours until the … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #218

What a week I’ve had! Besides being a blogger and photographer, I’m a full time director at a child care center. In the last four months our enrollment has doubled and, sadly, we’ve lost a fantastic teacher (she’s heading off … Continue reading

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Nevada – Shrimp Cocktail

In doing research for Nevada it was really hard to choose a dish to feature. There is such a diverse culture in this state and so many foods to choose from. There is a strong Basque influence in areas like … Continue reading

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