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Fire King Peach Lustre: Perfect for smoky lapsang souchong!

Fire King’s Peach Lustre brings you the tea for today: smoky lapsang souchong.  The earliest date I found for Fire King oven dishes, by Anchor Hocking, was the September 18, 1941 Bayard News from Bayard, Iowa, where Brideson’s Groceries advertised: OUR FIRE … Continue reading

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Take me back to dry west Texas

Labor Day weekend and the epiphany: There is a reason for ecosystems.  Not that the realization was the epiphany, but that being raised in the ecosystem of dry west Texas leaves one ill-prepared for moving to Mississippi and the ever-present … Continue reading

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