Been offline a bit, moved, grandbaby, etc. Cooks pics

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sandyut

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Hi all, I havent post much of anything in a few months. Life went wild...
  • Contracted to buy a home in Colorado and sell the SLC house in the same 8 hours.
    • Packed and moved in 4 weeks.
  • Our first grand baby was born. In CO with a LOAD Of complications.
  • Other daughter got diagnosed with the big casino - it was removed...finger crossed.
  • My mother totaled her car. She is in CO and wont stop driving - dont get me started.
  • the move consumed all our time for the last 2 months. the new house needed some updates and we went after them like a full time job. This is finally slowing. these will go on for a bit, but the big ones are behind us now.
  • Mostly good. but not all good.
I have lurked some to see that everyone is still around. A couple friends reached out directly and I really appreciate that.

We are very happy to be back home in CO. We are at about 8200 ft in elevation. Sourdough recipe is working great. Made some ribs and pulled pork, stuffed poblano's Hoping to have some normalcy by January...
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etc. here are few pics.
 

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Wow, hopefully all will go well now for you and your entire family!! congrats on the new grandchild!! Your food looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing it!
 

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Glad you are back and prayers for your family. Life can be a pickle at times for sure.
 

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I reckon once you got that kitchen remo completed it was time to move, welcome back Dave!, Stay strong amigo, things will hopefully get better. RAY
 

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Good to see you back in action. Sounds like quite a time for a while there. Great color on that butt! Bread looks perfect! I'll take couple peppers. Great to have you back.
 

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Welcome back Dave! I was wondering where you've gone off to. I'm hoping the best for everybody.
 

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Good to see ya back. Looks like the move aint hurt your cooking game. Best of wishes, prayers, warm thoughts on the other issues going on in your life.
Jim
 

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Great looking food! And hope and pray things improve for you and your family. Sounds like you deserve a quiet and boring next year.

Ryan
 

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Welcome back Dave. Prayers from my family to yours in regards to what y'all have going on. Good looking good bud
Thanks Jake
Wow, hopefully all will go well now for you and your entire family!! congrats on the new grandchild!! Your food looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing it!
Thanks, it helps being closer now
Good looking food.

Things happen for a reason. Stay strong.
There is only one way through - keep going
Prayer Dave, glad to have you back in colofornia.
Haha, its good to be be back home.
Glad you are back and prayers for your family. Life can be a pickle at times for sure.
the longer we live, the more we experience. I know you guys have been through some as well.
Sorry to hear about the life happens S**T. Was wondering where you were .
Hope like you said things start to mellow out a bit.
Good wishes for your family

David
many thanks. still kickin
I reckon once you got that kitchen remo completed it was time to move, welcome back Dave!, Stay strong amigo, things will hopefully get better. RAY
its funny, we started all the renos expecting to stay, but it turned out that is how we got top dollar and were able to make the move.
Good to see you back in action. Sounds like quite a time for a while there. Great color on that butt! Bread looks perfect! I'll take couple peppers. Great to have you back.
thanks Brian! All will be good in time.
Welcome back Dave! I was wondering where you've gone off to. I'm hoping the best for everybody.
thanks Steve, I wanted to get online and chat so many times, but just was out of gas... Good to see all the friends are still here and well.
Good to see ya back. Looks like the move aint hurt your cooking game. Best of wishes, prayers, warm thoughts on the other issues going on in your life.
Jim
Thanks Jim, cooking might be what kept us going. Good food goes far.
Good to see you back, Dave...
thanks
Great looking food! And hope and pray things improve for you and your family. Sounds like you deserve a quiet and boring next year.

Ryan
Quiet and boring sounds pretty darn good right now. Thanks Ryan

Thanks to all for the support and kind words. Life is an adventure and it definitely turned the heat up on us there for a few. Hoping for some calm. I hope to be around a little more.

I was committed to smoke a whole turkey (thanks to my wife) which I have never done. Im sure it will be fine, but ya know...
 

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Sorry to hear this Dave. Like they say when it rains it pours. Here's hoping the skies are brightening in the upcoming days.

Chris
 
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That bread looks amazing! I mean everything does.. but the bread caught my eye for sure!
 

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Dave!! Welcome back buddy. Great to see you again. Also great to see all that amazing food!! Well done sir and happy that most of the insanity is behind you. Should we assume that the recovery from the leg injury is all healed?

Robert
 

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Sorry to hear this Dave. Like they say when it rains it pours. Here's hoping the skies are brightening in the upcoming days.

Chris
Thank you Chris. Hoping for the clear sky’s soon. Definitely getting better
Glad to see ya back around Dave! Great looking grub and looks like your new kitchen might be as nice as the old one!
Godo to be back. YEs the new kitchen is very nice and is working well.
That bread looks amazing! I mean everything does.. but the bread caught my eye for sure!
I love fresh sourdough. Getting into that was big fun. Even tough my daughter to make her own for her fam. She nailed immediately.
Dave!! Welcome back buddy. Great to see you again. Also great to see all that amazing food!! Well done sir and happy that most of the insanity is behind you. Should we assume that the recovery from the leg injury is all healed?

Robert
Thank you Robert! Good to be back for sure. Most of the super crazy seems to be over. I am never moving again!

The leg…good lord. Mostly yes. I can ride a bike and hike. Mostly pain free. I think the pain will be with me a long time…or till i get knee replacements. UGH. I’l wait for medicare for those.

One more surgery next month to remove all the titanium from the ankle. boots grate on it and make it pretty uncomfortable. Should be fast procedure. I had it done before and grabbed lunch on the way home.
 
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Welcome back and congrats on the grand baby. Glad everything is working out. I’ve been out for a little while too. At least from posting cooks. Still get on when I can!
 
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