Day Tripping with Rick – Biking the Trail to Pittsburgh
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As you may know, we live just south of Pittsburgh in the Youghiogheny River Valley.  Our yard abuts the Yough…

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Fun with Peppers – Stuffed Banana Peppers
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One of the more common peppers to be found in western Pennsylvania gardens is the the Hungarian wax, or what…

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Fun with Peppers – Cayennes
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The most overlooked part of my pepper patch is the four cayenne plants on the end.  They are scrawny compared…

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Fun with Peppers – Rick’s Pepper Patch
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If Sheldon Cooper can do “Fun with Flags”, I can do “Fun with Peppers”. I am an avid vegetable gardener. …

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Fun with Peppers – Shishitos
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Part of my on-going series of what to do with the peppers in your pepper patch.  Today we look at…

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Fun with Peppers – Chili Rellenoes
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This post will help you turn your Anaheim and poblano peppers into tasty chili rellenos.  Just like you get at…

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Fun with Peppers – Pickled Christmas Pepper Rings
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I’m an avid backyard vegetable gardener.  I channel my Italian grandpap Pete, who had a half-acre garden and could grow…

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On the Farm – Box Turtles
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When I was a kid, we always had a turtle.  Eastern box turtles were plentiful then if you knew where…

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Daytripping with Rick – Sonora Gold Country
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California is a great place to visit.  Most people go to the big cities.  Los Angeles, San Diego and San…

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Daytripping with Rick – Healdsburg Food Tour
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Food, Wine and Family My wife Denise is a Zacharia from birth.  The Zacharia clan has long-reaching tentacles.  Our sister-in-law,…

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