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Beets Me

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Lettuce rest, I’m feeling beet. – Shel Silverstein What are Beets? Beets, a common garden vegetable, originally grown only for their leaves, have been cultivated for thousands of years.   Now, both the leaves and the beet roots are eaten.

Posted in Cooking, Fresh Food, Nutrition

Where’s the Beef? Cuts of Beef Explained.

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“Mustard’s no good without roast beef.” – Chico Marx There are many different cuts of beef.  Each cut is best suited to certain uses.  Do you know where the cuts come from and what cooking method are best suited to

Posted in Cooking, Fresh Food

Sage Advice

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How can a man grow old who has sage in his garden? – Ancient Proverb. Description: Salvia Officinalis Sage is an aromatic perennial herb.  The flavour is slightly sweet and peppery.  It is native to the Mediterranean region, but now

Posted in Cooking, Ingredients, Spices

Herbs and Spices Chart

Herb and Spices chart

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Recipe for Success – Tips for a Successful Recipe Search

Recipe:  A series of step-by-step instructions for preparing ingredients you forgot to buy, in utensils you don’t own, to make a dish the dog wouldn’t eat. ~Author Unknown I recently read a New York Times article about recipe search engines.

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