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Kitchen Tips - September 2008

Posted on September 1, 2008

How to JulienneJulienne (joo-lee-EHN) is a knife technique used to cut vegetables and fruits into very thin strips. A "perfect" julienne strip is 1/8"x1/8"x1-2", but you don't have to be that precise...
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Summer Sipping

Posted on August 1, 2008

As the temperature warms, we are always looking for simple recipes for cool summer drinks. Here are some quick ideas that offer refreshing alternatives to that bottle of water or can of soda.Add...
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Dining Al Fresco with Summer Sandwiches

Posted on July 1, 2008

According to culinary legend, John Montague, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, is responsible for naming the concoction we know as the sandwich. From its simple beginnings, the sandwich has evolved into a...
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Kitchen Tips for Easy Kitchen Prep - June 2008

Posted on June 1, 2008

Foods such as apples, pears, jicama, peaches and avocados will quickly turn brown after they are peeled and cut. Lemon juice or some type of acidic liquid are often suggested to retard the browning,...
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Shepherd's Way Farm - The Story of Cheesemaking and Survival

Posted on June 1, 2008

After a devastating arson fire on January 24, 2005, nearly destroyed their sheep farming and cheese operation, the prospects of continuing their dream might have caused many of us to give up; but not...
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Slow Cooked Meals - A Time Saver

Posted on May 1, 2008

Nothing is better than returning home after a busy day to the aroma of dinner cooking. That is the advantage of using your slow cooker. Add a salad and loaf of your favorite artisan bread, and dinner...
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Basil: One of Our Favorite Fresh Herbs

Posted on April 1, 2008

If you are a gardener, chances are you have planted a variety of herbs, among them basil. Basil says summer when used to make Pesto to lightly dress fettuccini, or as a punch of flavor on a Caprese...
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Kitchen Tips - February 2008

Posted on February 1, 2008

When making fresh salsa with all of the locally grown tomatoes available this time of year, removing the seeds becomes a time-consuming job. An easy shortcut we found puts your salad spinner to work...
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Kitchen Tips - December 2007

Posted on December 1, 2007

When making fresh salsa with all of the locally grown tomatoes available this time of year, removing the seeds becomes a time-consuming job. An easy shortcut we found puts your salad spinner to work...
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Salt: It's Come a Long Way

Posted on November 1, 2007

It used to be that when it came to salt, you had two choices: iodized or kosher. Now the salt section contains many hand-harvested artisan sea salts from around the world. Each variety offers a...
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