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Food Crimes: Gifting Times Two – Ethnic Recipes from my Friends.

Some years ago, John Voso Jr. put together a cookbook, Italian Recipes from my friends; the proceeds from which went to the Richie White Fund. Richie White was a young boy who spent most of his young life in the … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Something’s amiss at the Farmers’ Market

I both love and hate the Farmers’ Markets. I like the samples or, at least, I used to. Some time ago, I witnessed a man reach his fleshy hand in a bowl, dig out some cut up apricots with his … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Is Death by Chocolate Real?

I was inspired the other night while watching netflix; a character mentioned Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies. I put the show on pause and sought recipes. I found the usual 2 cups of flower, 1 cup of sugar run-of-the-mill types of … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Don’t be Fake(d)

I tried a new drink; the front label boasted a vitamin drink. I didn’t take the time to read the ingredients. I was thirsting, it was cool and promised refreshing goodness. But, after drinking half the bottle, my stomach began … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Why Americans hate my scones…

To be clear – yes, I’m American (sometimes I feel I need to apologize for that these days) – but my tastes run to the less sweet side of what we consider sweets. Scones… for instance. The things you get … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Ohhh… Honey…… I like it raw…

That is, my preference for honey is unprocessed, unadulterated, and in other words raw. Raw honey appears opaque, thick, yellow. I feel like I’m getting the real thing. The thinner honey is questionable to me because many companies mix their … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Lavender Misdemeanors

I like lavender, I do. In calming oil, in the vapor misting at the yoga studio, and in my shower gel. I have a few bushes in my yard, love to pick a sprig or two for the patio and … Continue reading

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