Sunday, June 19, 2016

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Scorpion Hunter
Jim LaBrie 
Bug & Weed Mart 
5030 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012

The Heat and Tires
Howard Fleischmann

Debbie Hernandez with Home Depot

Dr. Art Mollen
Dr. Mollen's Practice is located at 16100 N. 71st St in Scottsdale. For more information call 480-656-0016 or log onto

Wally's Weekly Car Review
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5-Year-Old Hair Stylist
Jenny and Magnolia Stebe
Confesiion of a Hairstylist

Lavender Festival
Red Rock Ranch and Farms,
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
June 23rd - June 26th & June 30th - July 3rd
$5 per person, kids under 3 get in free

Sunday's Sweetheart 
If you'd like to add Sunday's Sweetheart or any other pet to your family, contact The Arizona Humane Society at (602) 997-7585. For more information about AHS events and programs, visit

Chef Dad
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Chef Dad's Crock Pot Beer Brats
Bratwurst Sausage Links (up to 12 links)
1 Quart or 3 Cans of your Favorite Beer*
2 Cups (or one 15 oz. can) Chicken Stock
1 Onion (diced)
6 Stalks of Celery (sliced in small pieces)
1 Red Bell Pepper (seeded & sliced in long strips)
4 Garlic Cloves (minced)
Buns & Condiments 

1)    Put your onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic across the bottom of your crockpot.  Now lay your brats on top of that.  Now add your beer and chicken stock.  Cover and set the crockpot temp to LOW. Cook brats for at least 4 hours and up to 6.  If you're in a hurry, use the HIGH temp setting and go for 3 hours.
2)    Use a pair of tongs to remove the brats from the crockpot and set aside.  If you want to use the cooked veggies as a topping for your brats, simply strain them through a colander then move into a bowl.
3)    The brats are fully cooked, but if you want to brown the skin before eating, feel free to finish them off in a frying pan, on your grill or in your toaster oven.  I would first rub them with some olive oil to get that nice brown crust.
4)    Serve on a fresh, soft hot dog bun with your favorite condiments on the side such as sauerkraut, diced cucumber, onion, relish, mustard, etc.

Cook's Notes: *I recommend using a good domestic beer like Budweiser, Coors, or their Light brand etc.  This adds a great flavor but won't dominate and ruin the taste like a heavy malt beer.  When shopping, don't buy brats that are labeled as "beer brats".  We want regular bratwurst from the package or fresh from the butchers department.  

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