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Building A Healthier Burger

Building A Healthier Burger

Nothing says grilling season like a hot & juicy burger.

Saint Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony of Padua

Saint Anthony June 13th Feast Day Anthony of Padua or Anthony of Lisbon was born Fernando Martins de Bulloes on August 15, 1195 and died June 13, 1231.  He was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.  He died in Padua, Italy, but was born to a wealthy family in Lisbon, which […]

Interesting Chicken Facts

Interesting Chicken Facts

Interesting Chicken Facts   I have loved chickens for many years.  Twenty years ago I had a chicken coop built on my property where I lived in the Pacific NW.  I raised laying hens so that I could cook with fresh eggs.  During the day I let my hens roam my property and at dusk […]

How To Peel A Tomato

How To Peel A Tomato

How To Peel A Tomato   Score the blossom end of the tomato (the bottom – opposite the stem) and drop into a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds.  15 to 20 seconds if the tomato is very ripe.  Transfer to a bowl of cold water.  The skin will wrinkle immediately and peel off […]

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta

17 Things To Do With Homemade Ricotta   Now that you’ve made your Homemade Ricotta what are you going to do with it?  Here are 17 things to do with that delicious Homemade Ricotta.    Make a Cheesecake  Fill Ravioli  Eat Warm Drizzled With Good Quality Olive Oil  Make A Tart  Toss With Penne Pasta And […]

A Note About Zest

A Note About Zest

A Note About Zest   The intense flavor and aroma of citrus zest adds great flavor to so many foods from soup to sauces to cookies and cakes.  The real trick in using lemon, lime or orange zest is to remove only the outer, colored layer of the peel.  Avoid the bitter white pith underneath.  […]

Whispering Winds Eggs

Whispering Winds Eggs

Whispering Winds Eggs   These eggs are very good and Connecticut grown.  All of the Whispering Winds chickens are free range and fed natural grain with no hormones, chemicals or antibiotics added.  I get the Whispering Winds Eggs at Saugatuck Craft Butchery,   Saugatuck Craft Butchery 575 Riverside Ave Westport, CT  06880 203-226-6328 http://craftbutchery.com   […]