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Dinner Plate & Fork The Right Plate at the Right Time

The Right Plate at the Right Time

Nov 15 2017

How nice when unexpected kindness and attention come at just the right time. After working a twelve hour day and knowing I wouldn’t have the…

Knives On Cutting Board Three Essential Knives

Three Essential Knives

Nov 08 2017

Understanding knives, especially the chef knife, could be the most crucial factor in becoming comfortable with food preparation. It is just as important as the…

Apple Tree From Blossom To Plate

From Blossom To Plate

Nov 01 2017

I’ve become reacquainted with apple trees this fall. The reunion has been splendid. It’s been a singular celebration of what the apple harvest signifies. The…

Food Carts Food Trucks Full of New Flavors

Food Trucks Full of New Flavors

Oct 29 2017

Food trucks have become a frequent often colorful sight not only in the biggest of cities but in medium sized cities as well, especially near…

Hardware Store Kitchen Hardware

Kitchen Hardware

Oct 18 2017

Even with limited kitchen space and often not a lot of kitchen storage, a few pieces of cooking hardware are crucial for success in expanding…

Apples on Table The Perfection of Whole Fruit

The Perfection of Whole Fruit

Oct 11 2017

The single serving portion of a banana or an apple is a sort of comfort food to those of us who often eat solo. It…