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Adrian Seltzer
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Lentil, Beet and Tahini Salad

I sometimes do too much volunteering and overextend myself but one way or another something good always comes out of it. This recipe that came out of the last cooking demo I did and is really good. The theme for the event was Israel and I have been doing…

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This Week’s Technique – Carving Chicken Carving Chicken 1. Your first cut should be between the leg and the body. 2. Push the leg and thigh down and cut the leg to separate it from the thigh. There is a dark line there to cut on. 3. Remove the thigh from…

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MeatLoaf - The Quintessential Comfort Food

Meatloaf is the ultimate comfort food. Inexpensive and easy to make,  a well seasoned meatloaf with that sweet-savory glaze, is one of my family’s favorite dinners. The leftovers also make great sandwiches, which is why, when I do make it, it is in effect…

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@jerryjamesstone #Three Loaves #SourDough #bread #recipe

A few months ago a fellow food blogger, Jerry James Stone, started a movement called Three Loaves. People sign up, (you can too by clicking the link) get a recipe and make three loaves of bread, one for a friend, one for someone in need and one for…

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Spiked Ginger Snap Baked Apples with Bourbon #Thanksgiving #recipe

I wanted to come up with a nice dessert that wasn’t too filling, too sweet or too heavy to be part of a Thanksgiving celebration.  Baked apples do fit the bill! They are pretty easy to prep and can be made as rich and sweet as you see fit (well, really…

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#Easy #Thanksgiving #Dinner for 6 #TurkeyDay #recipes

Oh the Thanksgiving posts abound, but people are asking me for help with doing a first and or easy Thanksgiving. Friends that haven’t done it before and are a bit nervous in the kitchen. Does that sound like you too? Don’t worry, this easy Thanksgiving…

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How to cut #Peppers

How to cut and slice peppers. If doing this with hot peppers, be careful touching the inside of the pepper with your naked hands. The capsaicin(hot stuff) will stay on your hands, even after washing and it will be painful if you touch your eyes or other…

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Umami and Shiitake Mushroom Powder

Mushrooms have a ton of umami, that Japanese word that describes the fifth taste. roughly translated to mean smooth, savory flavor.  It is also described as meaty and savory. There are lots of foods that have umami, like meats, mushrooms, tomatoes,…

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Oils https://cre8ov.com/2000/04/oils/

Generally unrefined oils have lower smoke points and therefore are not as good for frying or high temperature sauteing. For sauteing I use grapeseed or refined avocado oil.  You can raise the smoke point of butter by mixing it with grapeseed oil. The…
Oils - Creative Tips & Techniques
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Chart of the smoke points of various edible oils

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#Blackberry Sangria-For warm nights or sunny afternoons with friends, it is hard to think of a more fun and refreshing beverage

For warm nights on the deck, porch or patio or sunny afternoons with friends, it is hard to think of a more fun and refreshing beverage than sangria, that classic drink from Spain and Portugal. Earliest recipes include fruit, sugar/honey, wine and…
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