Monthly Archives: September 2010

Here is a 20-minute shrimp-lover’s delight

20-Minute Shrimp-Lover’s Delight This Italian-influenced skillet meal takes just 20 minutes from grocery bag to table. SHRIMP 1 lb (16-20 count) fresh shrimp (peeled, de-veined) SPICES sea salt (to taste) fresh ground black pepper (to taste) six cloves of garlic … Continue reading

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Two original, hot chili recipes: Buffalo Wings and tri-tip

NOTE: EACH OF THESE HOT CHILIS WILL TAKE AT LEAST 10 HOURS TO COOK. BUT IT WILL BE WORTH IT! (These are original recipes. They were first presented at the St. Andrew’s Chili Cook Off, in Ben Lomond, CA.) Each … Continue reading

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The most famous Holtzclaw founded the first black college in Mississippi

William Henry Holtzclaw, born during the centennial year of the nation that brought his slave ancestors from Africa, is arguably the most famous of my ancestors. Nearly two hundred years after the first Holtzclaws arrived in Virginia, William, son of … Continue reading

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Where were you? Here is the 9-11 timeline.

September 11, 2001 Timeline (Eastern Daylight Time): 7:59 A.M. – American Airlines Flight 11, a Boeing 767 with 92 people on board, departs Boston’s Logan International Airport bound for Los Angeles International Airport. 8:14 A.M. – United Airlines Flight 175, … Continue reading

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Taste Santa Cruz Mountains chili varieties at St. Andrew’s Chili Cook Off Sept. 19

Amateur chefs will be competing in Ben Lomond for bragging rights as Master Chili Chef Iron-kettle chefs in the San Lorenzo Valley will be bringing pots of their specialty chili recipes to Ben Lomond on Sunday, Sept. 19 for the … Continue reading

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