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Taste Before Buying Cheese

September 26, 2011 3 Comments
Taste Before Buying Cheese

Important Tips For Buying Cheese Most Saturday mornings my wife and I head out to our local Farmer’s Market to buy some local produce, Amish egg rolls for the kids, eggs, meat, fish, fresh bread and some interesting cheese for our morning breakfast. This is where I learn about new cheeses to write about here […]

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Fluke or Flounder – What is the Difference

September 15, 2011 16 Comments
Fluke or Flounder – What is the Difference

What’s the Difference Between a Fluke and a Flounder? One of the fun adventures my girls had on our vacation this year was going sea fishing on the commercial fishing boat Miss Avalon out of Avalon, NJ.  My wife was in charge of this particular outing as I am strictly a bay fisherman – I […]

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My Daughters’ Catch of the Day

August 21, 2011 0 Comments
My Daughters’ Catch of the Day

My wife and kids went fishing a couple of days ago on a commercial party fishing boat called the Miss Avalon down here at the Jersey shore. I’m not much of a fisherman except for some fly fishing out west. I learned as a kid I can handle the bay but not so much the […]

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Burrata Cheese – This Years “It Food”

August 18, 2011 9 Comments
Burrata Cheese – This Years “It Food”

Burrata Cheese – Have you heard of it? I can’t imagine why not! I’m sure you’ve heard people say “Everything old is new again” and , “There’s a difference between a fad and a classic.”  Usually these statements apply to fashion and design, but I think it can also apply to food. It seems like […]

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Cantaloupe with Chilled Cantaloupe Soup Recipe

August 2, 2011 1 Comment
Cantaloupe with Chilled Cantaloupe Soup Recipe

Cantaloupe – A Little History & Knowledge by contributing food writer Chef Mark Vogel The Seeds of Columbus In 1493 Christopher Columbus embarked on his second voyage to the New World with 17 ships and 1200 men.  His goals were to search for new territories and establish colonies.  His route took him through the Lesser […]

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Barbecue Ribs – Rubs and Sauce Recipes

July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Barbecue Ribs – Rubs and Sauce Recipes

  Barbecue Rib Rubs and Sauces Did you read my post on Barbecue Ribs? It describes some of the different styles of ribs based on location around the country. Some areas use rubs, some sauces, some both. Here I’d like to share with you a few recipe selections for both rubs and sauces that you […]

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Watermelon Salad Recipe

June 23, 2011 3 Comments
Watermelon Salad Recipe

Tuesday was the first day of summer and when I think of summers past, watermelon comes to mind. As a kid, watermelon was a special treat on a hot summer evening after dinner. Sitting on the front steps with some of my neighbors over to share a freshly cut melon and seeing how far we […]

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Epoisses Cheese

June 21, 2011 13 Comments
Epoisses Cheese

Epoisses, My Favorite Stinky Cheese If you follow my blog, you know I am a huge fan of “stinky” cheeses especially the washed rind variety. In the recent past I depended on my friend Cheeseman Jack to turn me on to new versions of stinky washed rind cheeses from around the world. Unfortunately Jack no […]

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Is Chicken Stock the Same as Chicken Broth?

June 10, 2011 71 Comments
Is Chicken Stock the Same as Chicken Broth?

The Difference Between Chicken Stock and Chicken Broth I am constantly asked, “What’s the difference between chicken stock and chicken broth?” Many cooks and chefs use the words “stock” and “broth” interchangeably.  I have done a lot of research on the subject to clear up this issue, both for myself and for my readers.  My […]

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Red Hawk Cheese from Cowgirl Creamery

May 11, 2011 13 Comments
Red Hawk Cheese from Cowgirl Creamery

And Now, for the Stinky Cheese Lovers Among Us, Have I Got a Cheese For You! This review comes with a warning:  If you are the kind of person who thinks that Gorgonzola smells bad or you draw the cheese line firmly at cheddar, this post is not for you.  If, however, you love stinky […]

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