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A Path to Anchovy Enlightenment

Behold the humble anchovy! A superfood to some, a culinary delight to some, a fish to fear for still others. To the hungry the anchovy is considered in two disparate ways: reverence or revulsion. For those of you that already love these little swimming critters, we applaud ye. Besides being a nutritional powerhouse, the anchovy packs a powerful taste punch. For those wayward anchovy haters, we offer a path to cross the culinary chasm to anchovy enlightenment.

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Healthy Beans – The heart of your pantry

Dried Beans are a Great Food There is no doubt about it.  Fresh-flavored bean salads, showcasing spring greens and fresh herbs.  A spice bean dip, perfect with chips and beer. Curried beans and pasta.  Beans are the word of the week. We sometimes associate beans with winter dishes, like chili and hearty soups. But, the…

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Cocktail Punk Bitters

Cocktailpunk It’s Bitters with a great attitude! Ancient Eqyptians created bitters using grape based alcohol (wine) and, later in history, distilled spirits were used to draw and refine the herbal essence of plants in an effort to create a tincture to cure what might ail you. This drawing of punctuated flavor into liquid form, most…

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The Dough has its Own Schedule

Delancey Pizza The usual bustle of getting ready for the first guests is normal. Prep this, prep that…and make the dough. And, while the guests line up outside, the candles are lit and a momentary calm descends — the calm before the storm. The calm, as if it too is alive, envelops the restaurant… And…

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