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Picnic Pork Roast

Normally one of the most reasonably priced roasts in the meat case of any super market is a pork shoulder roast. This roast is cut from a pig’s front legs above the feet and up to the shoulders. The top … Continue reading

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Flounder – A Delicate Flat Fish

Flounder is a generic name that covers the family of flat, lean-meated fish. These flat fish that have both eyes on the same side include black back (winter flounder), dab ( yellow tail), fluke ( summer flounder) and the soles … Continue reading

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Pineapple- A Popular Tropical Fruit

Pineapple can be used and served in many ways or forms, including hot or cold. Its juice can be drunk alone or used as a base for cocktails, which are often served from whole pineapples. The acid content of its … Continue reading

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Arugula: Also Called ‘Salad Rocket’

This green leaf vegetable is similar to spinach as it can be served hot or cold, but it does have a stronger and more peppery taste than spinach. Also, like spinach, it will wilt when cooked and become reduced in … Continue reading

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Bay and Sea Scallops

There are two sizes of scallops, the larger are called sea scallops and their smaller relatives are bay scallops. Bay scallops are considered tastier than sea scallops and can be eaten uncooked. When eaten uncooked, sea scallops are usually served … Continue reading

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Nuts, Nuts, and More Nuts

In a recent article written by Scott Smith for the Associated Press, he states that the soaring value and demand for California nut chops are making them a target for thieves, who are stealing them by the tractor truck load. … Continue reading

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Fennel

Fennel is a garden plant, which is related to the carrot and is from the parsley family. It is available from autumn through the spring season. Its bulb, stem, leaves and seeds are all used in culinary preparations. The white … Continue reading

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Citrus Fruits

Citrus is a variety of flowering shrubs and small trees that yield fruit that contain a high quality of citric acid. They are a good source of vitamin C, but the citric acid gives that a very sharp and sometimes … Continue reading

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The Feathery Fresh Dill

The feathery fresh leaves of dill and its delicate flavor complements cottage cheese, cold beets and cucumbers, eggs, fish dishes and most garden salads. Fresh dill added to mayonnaise, sour cream or yogurt makes a nice dressing for many items. … Continue reading

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Prime Ribs of Beef

In the restaurant field, the Prime Rib Roast that is prepared usually weighs about twenty-five pounds and has seven bones. This is too large and too costly for the average size family who really only needs about a seven pound … Continue reading

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