Malcolm Hudson at Jewelry Bubble a personal blog

Vintage kitchenalia, Wagner Ware collectible cookware

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Vintage kitchenalia, Wagner Ware collectible cookware

Sunday driving in the Cochella Valley taking in some much needed vitamin 'D' when I happened to come across a little collectible shop. The valley is peppered with all sorts of collectible gems. As I meandered through the aisle I could feel my collectible senses guiding me (Spider-Man has spidy senses and I have collectible senses) towards this handsomely designed casserole pot. Yes, pots can be handsome if designed properly and right in front of me was such a specimen. A 1934 Wagner Ware casserole pot - a collectible one at that. Ever wondered what that lonely “O” meant at...

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The Mojave Desert is blooming viva Palm Springs, California

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The Mojave Desert is blooming viva Palm Springs, California

The Mojave Desert is blooming. The rain fall, which has finally put an end to a multi-year drought throughout California, has finally brought life back to the Mojave Desert. This blooming purple cacti with its bright yellow flower greeted me when I awoke this morning. These prickly beauties with their beautiful coloration of can be found peppered throughout the desert. I feel a road trip coming on. I think it’s time for a drive through the famed Route 66, also known as the Main Street of America and the Mother Road, to take in the beauty of these prickly plants.

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Romano beans in tomato sauce for rainy nights

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Romano beans in tomato sauce for rainy nights

It's been raining all day in Vancouver today not to mention all day yesterday as well; So, That's put me in the mood for some comfort food. I decided to prepare a nice bean, potatoes and broccoli dish which will go nicely with a mellow merlot i just happen to have in my wine cellar - ok, it's a wine fridge if you must know. I chose Romano beans for this recipe because that's what I had in my pantry. I usually use dry beans and on occasion when I'm pressed for time I will use canned beans. I pressure...

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Malcolm Hudson at Jewelry Bubble a personal blog

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Malcolm Hudson at Jewelry Bubble a personal blog

I will not be talking about jewelry on this blog or vintage collectibles. This is my personal blog.  This blog will give you insight into my likes and interests outside of jewelry and vintage collectibles. My passions include cooking,  baking, good wine, a perfect vodka martini and last but not least my three Yorkies.  I know I mentioned above that this blog is not suppose to be about jewelry but it goes without saying that I am seriously addicted to beautiful jewellery and vintage collectables.  Of value to me as well, over and above the piece itself, is the story behind...

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