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    Perfect Iced Coffee

    Did I tell you that my kid sister is staying with us again? More on that some other time (lets just say that she brings a new “smell” to this home of 4 males).  One thing she knows well is good coffee.  I introduced her to the cold brew method of making coffee and so […]

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    Homemade “No Knead” Artisan Bread

    Bread. It deserves so much more than I can give it here in this paltry blog post. There are religious, cultural, and now dietary rants centered around this mythical mix of flour, water, and yeast, (and maybe another ingredient or two…salt? honey?). Some day I plan on writing a complete thesis on bread, but I […]

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    Cheese 101 – Caring for Cheese by Calf & Kid

    CHEESE 101 Reprinted with permission from Calf & Kid, Seattle WA Storing Cheese Cheese is alive, and like all living things, it needs to breathe. Fresh cheeses should be eaten within a few days after purchase, while aged cheeses may store well several days when properly cared for. Most cheeses will store best loosely wrapped in […]

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