RSSEconomy

Prepare Ye Now, Lest Ye Want for Detergent Later

| May 23, 2020 | 21 Comments
Prepare Ye Now, Lest Ye Want for Detergent Later

Economists have started warning us of a deep global recession down the road, and the Chairman of the Federal Reserve is in favor of a second round of stimulus checks. I’ve brought this up before, when it started back in March. https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/a-second-stimulus-check-from-the-irs-whats-going-on-with-round-2/ Meanwhile, Maxine Waters does not want small businesses reopening. She’s much too full […]

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The Bitter Truth

| May 22, 2020 | 10 Comments
The Bitter Truth

    There is some speculation that long-term unemployment may become a permanent thing. It is already exceeding 25%, which is higher than previously expected and reported, and some companies have already announced how many people they are laying off. https://www.forbes.com/sites/terinaallen/2020/05/10/3-bitter-truths-about-the-coronavirus-job-losses-and-the-economy/#4426d77267f9 The article linked is by Terina Allen for Forbes. In it, she asks if people […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

| May 21, 2020 | 29 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking

  I sent this off to AW1Ed. His response:  Looks good to me. Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef This one comes from Betty Crocker’s kitchen, updated December 9, 2019. Prep time: about 25 MIN Total including cooking: 8 HR 55 MIN Servings: 6 Here’s something that should make every home cook happy: There’s tons of flavor […]

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It’s Still Chilly Enough for Pancakes

| May 18, 2020 | 26 Comments
It’s Still Chilly Enough for Pancakes

As much as I love pancakes, my curiosity was awakened some time back when I found my mother’s 1952 Better Homes & Gardens cookbook in a box of old books. Comparing that to my more modern version, which I bought in 2009, I found a slight difference in ingredients, but not a lot. (No, I’m […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

| May 14, 2020 | 19 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking

It’s still chilly weather and raining, and promises of more to come are in the forecast. Nice, long slog into next week, so I thought this might be a good time to revive the Stuffed Meatloaf Recipe. It is a budget stretcher, and with the current reduction in available meat at the meat counter, in […]

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From Tiny Seeds….

| May 13, 2020 | 40 Comments
From Tiny Seeds….

  Some updates on what’s going on in various places are here. All are worth a read. People are not taking lightly the strictures inflicted on them by people of varying degrees of abuse of power.  It is plain that Americans in general are not going willingly into the gulags, after all. Cops stand down […]

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Thursdays Are For Cooking

| May 7, 2020 | 13 Comments
Thursdays Are For Cooking

  The strawberries are for dessert, people. Hold off on snagging a few, willya? The casserole suits a chilly climate like the one I’m in now. There are many, many ways to fix a one-dish meal, and the casserole is the best choice because you can expand the volume to provide a table full of […]

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Where’s the Beef/Pork/Chicken?????

| May 5, 2020 | 15 Comments
Where’s the Beef/Pork/Chicken?????

Meat production is down at processing plants. We know that. Tyson is having to euthanize hogs because too many plant workers are out of the work line and Smithfield is in the same boat as Tyson. It isn’t just pork: it’s beef and chicken, too. From the article: The day after the president signed the […]

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