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Entries Tagged as 'Food'

The Omnivore’s Hundred List

August 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

DogHill Kitchen from Food Buzz  put this blog post up yesterday, so I thought about doing it too! This is a list of a hundred foods every omnivore should try and it comes from Andrew Wheeler, co-author of the British food blog Very Good Taste. In my 21 years in the restaurant biz I have come […]

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Tags: Food · Ingredients

Battle of the Banana Breads

August 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Sunday we found ourselves with two bunches of over-ripe bananas and decided the best thing would be to make some banana bread. One bunch of the regular yellow variety and the other a bunch of the sweeter baby Costa Rica variety. Well, my all time favorite banana bread is a Coconut Banana Bread  that I […]

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Tags: Baking · Food · Recipes

On the theory of leftovers

July 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on On the theory of leftovers

I’ve been wanting to write this entry for about week now, but last Sunday we had a small BBQ. I slow cooked on indirect heat some chicken leg quarters and then grilled some boneless skinless chicken breasts towards the end of the BBQ. Chicken leg quarters were on sale for $0.49 lb. for a 10 […]

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Tags: Commentary · Food

The Tortoise and the Hare

July 16th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Tortoise and the Hare

Good Morning! How about some Orange & Pecan Rolls with Orange Whipped Cream and Pineapples and Mandarin Oranges on top! Yeah, I can’t stop thinking about that recipe from the Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest. Going to try my modified version of that one this weekend. Monique and I went on our evening walk again last night and saw more […]

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Tags: Commentary · Food

Tomato recall and another food borne illness outbreak!

June 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on Tomato recall and another food borne illness outbreak!

You may have seen, heard or read in the news yesterday and today about the recent reported cases of salmonella outbreaks related to tomato consumption, specifically to the plum or Roma and round tomato varieties. Food safety is always a concern as there are many parts to the food chain with each link as equally […]

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Tags: Commentary · Food · In the News · Produce