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Inside Information

Inside Information

“Inside Information” for You “Pssst. Hey you. Yeah you. I’m over here in the fedora and trench coat. I’ve got some really important inside information for you, see. It’s been undercover for a long time but I thought you had the right to know… There is a stealth, secret headquarters that has been set up…

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I am not a shrimp! I am a Prawn!!!

I am not a shrimp! I am a Prawn!!!

From a Chef, the MMMM…. of culinary sayings is the difference between prawn and shrimp. Yes, they are all classified as shrimp but prawn was brought to you as a marketing tool. I love the naming difference because it truly gives me an idea of how to buy the right stuff. The word shrimp conjures…

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The Crustaphile Smile

The Crustaphile Smile

There are so many reasons to be a lover of crustaceans, and right now it’s prime time to imbibe in the most popular delicacy of our seas. It’s easy to become a happy “crustaphile”, just hold a prawn up to your face, it’s even in the shape of a smile. I remember my first foray…

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Cider Beside Her

Cider Beside Her

There are so many fancy claims about apple cider vinegar these days, (or ACV if you are in the know) you’d think it could bring about world peace. I have found lists of nearly one hundred uses for the centuries old stuff and the ideas are endless. If you were to ask Hippocrates (400 B.C.…

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Johnny Apple Seeds Nightmare

Johnny Apple Seeds Nightmare

Being from the great state of Washington we have our share of apples. We have figured many different ways to prepare this amazing fruit. My favorite is is all natural vinegar. I feel that the average cook does not use vinegar enough in their cooking. I use it to balance almost all my dishes. I…

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Your Pom-4-Granate Salad Fix

Your Pom-4-Granate Salad Fix

Pomegranates are little seeds of absolute deliciousness. The acidity in these little jewels makes your palate sing for more.. Pomegranate has gained loads of popularity over the years in POM juice. The health benefits of pomegranates are astounding and you can read more about them from my gal pal Kathy (kathy’s blog). Pomegranate mollasses is…

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