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52 Ingredients: Cinnamon

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is known as one of the most popular and sacred spices. From its role as anointing oil in the Bible to one of the main ingredients in Egyptian embalming fluid, cinnamon has had a rich history.

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Treasure Hunting: Silver Plated Wooden Tea Bag Chest

Posted on December 11, 2014
Tea Bag Box

Would you care for a spot of tea? You’re going to be doing a lot of entertaining this holiday, make sure you’re stocked up. Yes, I know that the holidays are mostly booze-filled, but this Silver Plated & Wooden Tea Bag Chest is just what you’ll need for those who chose to break the norm or just enjoy a good cup of tea.

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52 Ingredients: Ginger

Posted on December 9, 2014
ginger

While everybody knows Ginger is way cooler than Mary-Anne, what you may not know is that the tangy root we all know and love isn’t technically a root.

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52 Ingredients: Chestnuts

Posted on December 2, 2014
chestnuts

Nat King Cole sang about chestnuts roasting over an open fire in his rendition of “The Christmas Song”. Up until about five years ago, I’d never had chestnuts. It was the end of summer in Van Nuys, CA when I was shopping for some ingredients to make ceviche. As I was leaving the little Asian grocery (they had the best fresh fish), there was a guy out front roasting up some chestnuts and he gave me one to try. Read on...

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5 Food Safety Tips for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Posted on November 21, 2014
Food Safety for Thanksgiving Leftovers

After all the chopping, mashing and roasting that went into creating your feast, it's natural to want to take a big fat break before dealing with all of the Thanksgiving leftovers. And why not? You earned it! But unfortunately, food safety waits for nobody. Read on to learn about keeping your food safe this Thanksgiving...

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