Monthly Archives: October 2012

October is National Chili Month

Posted on October 1, 2012

You may associate Texas with cowboys, the Alamo, cattle ranches or oil, but one of the state's most significant contributions to our country's culinary heritage is chili. Many people credit the...
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Spice of the Month - October

Posted on October 1, 2012

This month, Kowalski's is featuring cumin, a plant closely related to parsley, caraway and dill. In ancient Greece and modern Morocco, ground cumin is found at the serving table, a la salt or pepper...
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Pantry Storage Guidelines

Posted on October 1, 2012

You've no doubt passed over a random can of tomatoes or tuna while rooting through your cupboards and wondered, "How long has that been in there?" followed closely by, "I wonder if this is still good...
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Kitchen Tips - October 2012

Posted on October 1, 2012

In recipes calling for pumpkin pie spice, you can substitute 1/2 as much cinnamon plus 1/4 as much each nutmeg and ground ginger and a dash of cloves (if desired).Swap frozen edamame for frozen peas...
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The Use of Sulfites in Organic Wines

Posted on October 1, 2012

In a few viticultural areas around the world, organic grape farming has been practiced as matter of tradition for centuries. However, organic winemaking didn't become mainstream until roughly 30...

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