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The free cheese glory days

This morning a random memory popped into my head concerning cheese and I believe it warrants a short post.

I grew up in Pittsburgh where my mom would take my brother and me grocery shopping at Giant Eagle. 256 more words

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Pittsburgh Ham BBQ Sandwich

If you live near Pittsburgh, or in Western Pennsylvania in general, you probably are familiar with chipped chopped ham. If you think we are just making up names of food, it’s understandable, Pittsburgh has a language of it’s own. 274 more words


5 Ways a Pittsburgher Can Survive a Bear Attack

With our up coming trip to Glacier we have been reading a lot about bears.  We have also been spending lots of time in Allison Park, Blawnox and Brookline looking for bears to practice our new found survival skills.  205 more words

PA food month day 15: it's ham barbecue time!

My parents rolled over to Philadelphia from Pittsburgh for the weekend, and brought along a load of goodies from western PA, some of which I’ll get to in the next entry. 245 more words