Category Archives: Duh! Cooking Thought of the Day

Herbs R Fresh


  If you like herbs like we like herbs, then you plow through more than the average American. There are also likely fresh favorites you keep around pretty much all the time. For us, that would include cilantro and parsley. … Continue reading

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We can pickle that!


If you love pickles like we do, you’ve pretty much always got several jars in your fridge. In addition to cukes, we’ll typically have store bought capers, olives, and pepperoncini. That list is a great source for fridge pickling brine … Continue reading

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Duh! Cooking Tip: Wondra Flour


  Wondra flour; here’s what we hear the most about it: What is this stuff? It’s a bit pricy for flour, is it worth the cost? Wondra is a brand name for instant flour so ubiquitous you’ll see the name … Continue reading

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Salted WHAT?!


Easy answer; almost everything. No, really; why do y’all think that salted caramel, chocolate and a hundred other deserts are hot right now? One of my favorite authors, Mark Kurlanski, wrote a great book all about salt. Think that’d be … Continue reading

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That’s a Shitty Deal…


Not yet convinced that you need to know and control the source of the meat you eat? Read this then, but get ready, it’s not pretty…

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