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Serrano Pepper Burgers for the 4th of July

     It’s the 4th of July, the weather is good for most of us, and what could top a perfect burger. This recipe from Grill Nation by David Guas is quite a turn on your traditional burger. For three pounds of meat, you are adding in one pound of serrano peppers and another pound of…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Salt and Pepper by Michele Anna Jordan

Salt is the “in thing” now. Salt blocks at Whole Foods. Salt stores. Salt books. It’s a new path in our culinary lives. Or, maybe not so new. In 1999 Michele Anna Jordan wrote this tight little book Salt and Pepper, 135 Perfectly Seasoned Recipes. There are two spices here, salt and pepper. And there…

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Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups from Eat Drink Shine

  I recently posted a review of Eat Drink Shine, from authors who are triplets and who founded the very successful Shine restaurant in Boulder. The sisters do promote healthy food and cooking but have quite the flair for doing it in style. The recipes fall into the category of “I didn’t realize I was…

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New Products from Madava Farms

In Dutchess County, a couple of hours north of New York City, you can find Madava Farms where maple tree abound and maple products line the shelves. You'll find maple syrup, of course, but now maple sugar and this chai mix and maple brittle that you'll have devoured before you even make it home. Take…

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