Pete’s Beef and Potato Stew

Pete’s Beef and Potato Stew Basic stew with beef, potatoes, and carrots. The original recipe for this stew came from “Cooking With Your Instant Pot Mini.”  The recipe was specifically created for a 3-quart Instant Pot Mini. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 60 Minutes (including time to pressurize and to cool down) Total Time:… Read more →

Pete’s Pasta and Beans Recipe

Pete’s Pasta and Beans (Pasta e fagioli) Traditional Italian dish of pasta and beans. There are many variations of this and you can substitute almost anything and it will still taste good. The bean preparation is the most challenging, this recipe removes the challenge and uses canned beans. Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35… Read more →

My Camera Museum

The first photographic images I remember making were of my friends. I may have made others, but these are the photos that I remember being first.  It may be that these are also the earliest I have in my possession as prints and that helps me remember them, but regardless of them being the actual… Read more →

Camera Listing

Kodak Brownie Hawkeye.  Introduced in September of 1950 with an original list price, with a flash unit, of $6.95.  The camera took 620 rollfilm producing 2”x2” images. Production ran from 1950 to 1961. (Parents owned this camera and I used it when I could. I have a version of this camera in my collection now.)… Read more →

Lincoln Continental For Sale

I am selling a 2000 Lincoln Continental. The car has been a great car for my family. My daughter is very upset with us selling, but we have too many cars and not as many drivers now. Something must be sold and, unfortunately for it, our Lincoln drew the short straw (as well as our… Read more →

I Read a Book

So I read a book over the last three days. That might not sound like a big deal, but I don’t read books.  Well, I don’t read books very often. I have lots of books but most of them are reference books and tutorial books. I read parts of them but very seldom sit down… Read more →

Pete’s Dutch Oven Breakfast

Pete’s Dutch Oven Breakfast Beloved breakfast at campouts and reunions. A breakfast casserole with everything needed for a hungry family or group and easy to fix. Ingredients: 1-2 LB  Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Sausage Regular 2-3 LB  Ore-Ida Hash Browns Country Style Shredded Potatoes (Frozen) Or Ore-Ida Tater Tots (Frozen) 18 Large Grade AA Eggs… Read more →