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Tagged With: food

Making Boys Into Men: A Small Step

A few months ago a friend of mine, Aaron, and I were discussing Vern Poythress, a professor at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.  Dr. Poythress had taken an unusual approach to raising his sons. Dr. Poythress essentially has borrowed from the Jewish tradition of  training and ceremony that is the bar mitzvah and put it … Continue reading »

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The First Chili Post (#1 of 5,570)

*Before you get caught in the pure rapture that is chili, don’t forget to click the link at the top of the page and “like” Old School Rules blog on Facebook. Be sure to subscribe, too. OK, let’s get started. Let’s get one thing straight. Chili is the finest food on earth. Cowboys. Cook-offs. Meat. … Continue reading »

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How To Build A Fire Pit

Fire. I don’t know what it is or why, but there’s something special about sitting around a fire on a cool night. Most things that people sit and stare at — video games, television, computer screens — separate people. But get a group of friends or family sitting and staring into a fire and you … Continue reading »

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Old School Food Six Pack

Old School food is… … real Let’s look at that most heinous non-Old School ingredient, margarine. Like any good comic book villain, it has a nasty origin story. Margarine originated with the discovery by Michel Eugène Chevreul in 1813 of margaric acid (itself named after the pearly deposits of the fatty acid from Greek μαργαρίς, -ρῖτης or μάργαρον (margarís, … Continue reading »

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