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  • Sink that iceberg: better summer salads

    Posted on July 15, 2014 by Becka in About, How To.

    When people think of salad, iceberg lettuce accompanied by a few tomatoes and cucumbers comes to mind. Nothing to write home about. However, summer is a great time for making and enjoying salads that go beyond the old classic. By calling upon some of the great produce available to us in the summer, you can […]

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  • You Say Toe-meh-toe, I Say Toe-mmmm-toe

    Posted on June 12, 2014 by Becka in About, Food Musings, How To.

    However common it may be to dislike tomatoes, I’m not in that camp. Maybe tomato haters haven’t really had the best summer has to offer? I’ll agree; a barely pink tomato that has traveled miles in the winter might not make it into my shopping cart. But give me a juicy, ripe summer tomato, and […]

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  • The Butcher’s Little Secret

    Posted on May 22, 2014 by Becka in About.

    Sure, you’ve had flank, strip, and ribeye but what about the lesser-known hanger steak? If not, you’ve been missing out. This flavorful, slightly gamey cut of beef hangs down from the cow’s rib area, or plate, as its name implies. It is also known as the butcher’s steak because butchers used to keep it for […]

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