Category Archives: Spice, Seasoning, Etc

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Baking Soda v. Baking Powder


Here's another great question from reader Pauline all the way over in New Hampshire, on a topic that probably doesn't get asked all that often; “So, I bake infrequently, and I've got containers of baking soda and baking powder that … Continue reading

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Bourbon Maple Pecan Glaze


We've had a bunch of requests for “that glaze” on our Thanksgiving turkey, so it's time to stop procrastinating and bring it out. Bourbon Maple Pecan Glaze is a truly decadent delight. It adds a sweet, smoky, savory touch to … Continue reading

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Homemade Sesame Oil


  We've been delving deeper into oils and fats, springing from a couple of questions Christy posed back a week or so. Her tongue in cheek caveat for asking was that she's “always looking at that little bottle of sesame … Continue reading

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Storing Oils & Fats


Follower Christy sent another great question, “Which oils/fats need to be refrigerated and which do not. Also, shelf life. I'm always looking at that little bottle of sesame oil and wondering…” Heres another topic that simply doesn't get the attention … Continue reading

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Real Gingerbread


My friend Jenn had a disappointing experience with gingerbread, so we need to address that before another day goes by. Here Ya go, Pal, this'll fix it!   Real Gingerbread is a far cry from store bought or box mix … Continue reading

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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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