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Basic food math
Basic food math

Random Food is Random. If you live in the US, you’ve most likes seen a food’s “Nutrition Facts” at some point or another. Did you know that some of these numbers actually correlate to each other? Let’s take, for example, this label on the right.  You see here that one serving of this product has 150 calories, but what does that mean?  How do...

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Enchilada Casserole
Enchilada Casserole

I think it may be time for another dinner idea!  Today I’m thinking something with a Mexican twist.  I’m sure most of you have had enchiladas and usually they come from a little box you buy at the store (or the sauce comes from a bottle).  It is time to take back the enchilada… make it your own!  Now don’t worry, we’ll make it easy, in fact,...

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Dan Barber talks Foie Gras
Dan Barber talks Foie Gras

If you’re into food at all, this is a must watch. Dan Barber explains an experience he had with foie gras that can be taken and applied to many different areas. One of my favorite talks. Here is some more about this from an article on Lancaster Farming: New York chef, Dan Barber, entertaining attendees here recently at “Grasstravaganza,” a conference of pasture-grazing...

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Norwich Sourdough
Norwich Sourdough

Ah, nothing tastes quite like a nice hunk of sourdough, does it? There’s just something about that bread, from the hard outer crust to the chewy tangy inside… pure heaven!  They say the best stuff comes from San Francisco, but unfortunately I’m pretty far away from good ol’ California, so I’m going to have to make due myself.  Luckily I have...

Do you CSA?
Do you CSA?

Back in January I was messing around on the internet, and I stumbled across something I had never heard before: CSA.  Now, I knew what a Farmer’s Market was, but I had never heard of this concept.  For those of you who were like me and have no idea what it is, CSA simply stands for Community-Supported Agriculture.  This cool program allows you to pay a local farm a...

Egg & Lox Muffin
Egg & Lox Muffin

It seems that most people I talk to never know what to eat for breakfast, if they even eat it at all (always eat breakfast… always).  I thought I’d give some suggestions based on things I’ve made to eat to get your motor going first thing in the morning (be honest, a PopTart has never gotten you moving).  So, let’s get to today’s dish!! Name:...