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Seasonal Ingrediant Map

http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/seasonalcooking/farmtotable/seasonalingredientmap If you want to buy fresh, locally-grown produce but aren’t sure what’s ripe or in season, an interactive ingredient map at foodie web site Epicurious can help you figure it out. The Flash-based map lets you search by state or month to see when fruits and vegetables are fresh in your area. You’ll get […]

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Ever butcher a pig?

Ever butcher a pig? Nor had I until the other day. I’ve always known there was something funky going on with most of the meat being sold at the grocery stores and after watching the newly released DVD of “Food Inc”, my worst fears had been realized. I know not everyone will think the way I […]

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Last minute Thanksgiving wine picks

We know it’s the last minute – day before – Thanksgiving just as well as anyone else here in America but if you’re like me, then sometimes things come up at the last minute. For many folks that can include which beverage to have with their food of choice, so what I’ll attempt to do […]

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Dick’s Drive-in Wine Pairing

Me and some friends pair the Sweet Valley Righteous Red with grub from Seattle’s famous Corvus Cellars

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Wine paring with Dick’s Drive-in Fast Food

Links: Corvus Cellars Sweet Valley Wines

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Transforming School Food – Jamie Oliver

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Pre-made Food VS. Scratch Food in My Kitchen

By Chef Steve Jacobson It’s not quite as easy a decision as one would think. A “scratch kitchen” is a wonderful thing to me but to a whole lot of restaurants all they see is food and labor costs. I have had the honor of working in scratch kitchens the majority of my life and […]

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Cooking Secrets by Chef John Lynch of Cripple Creek BBQ

Make sure to check their products out at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/nwcw2001/ In this video, John shows how to make their excellent salsa: How to roast a chicken: How to break-down a chicken:

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A sheep farmer that gets it done the right way

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Cooking At Terra Blanca Winery

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Ahh.. what’s that in the air? That’s right – it’s Fall

Fall is without question my favorite time of the year – from the crisp, cool air to the incredible palette of colors to the smell of a near-by wood-burning fireplace – everything about this time of the year appeals to me. Of course, like many of you, I love what I call the “icing on […]

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Barbara Walters Accuses Paula Deen of Making Kids Fat?

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Stop hating on the Sprouts

Most of us have a lot of food stereotypes which inhibit our sense of food adventure and really does a lot to keep us from missing out on some very good food experiences. I recently ran into this with some relatives who – as a kid – had horrible experiences with Brussels Sprouts. Fewer words […]

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Fancy Fast Food? Really?

It seems there’s a website up that’s dedicated to showcasing just how fancy fast-food can look and it even includes the “recipes” on how to do it; here’s an example: The Colonel’s Chicken Corn Chowder (Fancy KFC) by FancyFastFood Check out their site and more dishes at: www.fancyfastfood.com

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President Obama Grilling with Bobby Flay

A good video showing Chef Bobby flay grilling with President Obama on the White House lawn.

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WineFoot and Sweet Valley Wines – Cowboy Steaks

2-inch thick-cut Rib-eye Steaks. Kosher Salt, cracked pepper, smoked paprika, granulated garlic and a touch of cayenne – cooked rare over lump-coal charcoal – enough said: Josh McDaniels of Sweet Valley Wines takes a cell-phone pic of his steak.

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Guide: Get smoke flavor from your gas grill

I’ve always been a huge fan of both grilled and bbq’d foods, however, have always owned just a regular gas grill (Weber Genesis) which I love cooking on. The problem is that grilling foods on a setup like this is not the same as low and slow bbq – that’s where a wood-chip smoker box […]

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Taste Washington Seattle 2009 – Food

By Traci Garrett I’ve finally recuperated from Taste Washington. (3 full days later)! I always look forward to this fabulous wine and food event.   What a terrific way to reconnect with all the people in the industry you know and meet some new faces all under the same roof. The air is filled with […]

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Pick a wine for this burger!

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The best smoked cheese I’ve had – period

When I went to the “Sip of Snoqualmie” on Saturday night, I ran into what was, quite frankly, my favorite thing from that event – and it wasn’t anybody’s wine – it was Smoked Cheddar to die for. The husband & wife team of Kauzlarich Smoked Products produce what is hands-down, the best smoked cheddar […]

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