Category Archives: Other

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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Wine – Not Just for Drinking

Why should we experiment with wine in our cooking process? The answer is easy: it’s the same reason we use herbs and spices. They add flavor, interest and variety to a meal. Flavors are developed by combining good quality ingredients. … Continue reading

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Mushrooms are neither animal nor vegetable, but rather edible fungi. They are not  vegetables as they do not contain chlorophyll and have no leaves nor roots. Instead, they get their nourishment from rotted vegetation, logs and compost. They are not … Continue reading

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