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52 Ingredients: Thyme

Posted on November 25, 2014

Thyme is one of the most popular herbs in my house. It has a nice, subtle flavor that is almost minty and goes great in stews, in chowders and soups, and as a meat seasoning. In fact, there are very few dishes that I cook that don’t have thyme. But did you know that there’s more to thyme than being just a simple ingredient in your pantry? The herb has worn a lot of hats throughout history in cooking, medicine and folklore. Read on...

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What We’re Reading This Weekend, or: Bacons that Changed the World

Posted on November 21, 2014

We all love bacon. From its irresistible aroma to the familiar symphony of crunch from a crispy strip, bacon is less of a food and more of a universal language to of those who value great flavor. With every nibble, bacon changes your world. But does bacon have the ability to change the world? In short the three Bacons below did—but not in the way you think.

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What We’re Reading this Weekend

Stormtrooper toys in freezing weather

Freezing cold weather and slick roads can make for an interesting drive home if you aren't from Colorado. I know. I'm from Southern California. But that doesn't mean us Colorado transplants can't appreciate the glory of snuggling up with warm blankets, and potentially cats, to enjoy the latest edition of What We're Reading this Weekend. Read on...

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52 Ingredients: Allspice

Posted on November 11, 2014

What do you think of when you hear the word “allspice”? I personally think of a spice that tastes like Christmas. Or the holidays in general. Allspice is primarily used around the holidays here in the good ol’ U.S. of A., but it’s a spice that people from the Caribbean can’t live without, no matter what time of year it is. Read on to learn more.

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52 Ingredients: Cranberries

Posted on November 4, 2014
Chilled Cranberries on Dessert

You know it’s about to be Thanksgiving when grocery stores start stocking cranberry sauce. At least that was what I always noticed first, even before the turkeys. Many would argue that Thanksgiving isn’t really Thanksgiving unless you’ve got cranberry sauce. We have to agree. Read on...

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