Who knew 2008 was the end? (Tiger’s last major)

The 2008 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines was an instant classic. Tiger Woods charged back on Saturday to take the lead, and then on Sunday battled all day to force an 18-hole Monday playoff with Rocco Mediate, which Tiger won in dramatic fashion – in sudden…

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The News from Lake of the Woods, April 1, 2017

Well, it was a quiet week at Lake of the Woods Golf Course. The local meteorologists played an April Fool's joke on us, predicting slowly warming temperatures, which never really rose beyond the "not terrible" level.

I only played golf on Sunday, tak…

Ten Days Of Pimento Cheese: Vol Au Vent, C’est Tres Elegant


So how exactly would one transform The Masters’ most iconic sandwich into an elegant hors d’oeuvre? Is it even possible?  Well yes, it absolutely is, and with a bit of research I found hundreds of recipes for a wide array of cocktail snacks.      

My favorite, Bacon Pimento Cheese Puff Pastry Cups from The Blonde Cook , is briliiant in its simplicity. In fact, if you use a store bought pimento cheese (Palmetto Cheese by Pawley’s Island Specialty Foods is a good one) it’s ultra-easy to make. It’s also delicious and extremely impressive looking.  You can even call it Vol au Vent, which… my husband tells me…  is their French name. And that just makes them all the more elegant.

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