Kevin on April 20th, 2010

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a recipe, and this is one of our all time favorites…  enjoy! First, a confession:  I don’t know where this recipe is from, and as a result, have no idea who to credit. I believe we found this years ago in The Albany (NY) Times Union, but I’m […]

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Kevin on January 22nd, 2010

I recently posted about our search for a new coffee maker, and thought I’d follow up with a quick post about our current equipment.  If you love coffee, you need to read this. For the best taste and texture, coffee must be brewed at a temperature of between 197°F and 205°F (92 – 96° Celsius), […]

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This is an update to a popular post from November of 2008; have a wonderful holiday! A few days ago I overheard a couple of coworkers talking about Thanksgiving and was surprised that they were both planning on having ham for dinner. When I asked why they were opting for ham instead of turkey, both […]

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There’s an alternative: the farm fresh egg, or farm egg. Farm eggs differ dramatically from the factory type: they vary in color and, depending upon the farmer’s chickens’ ages, in size.

Farm eggs are the product of “free range” chickens who are free to roam the pasture, eat a varied diet including grass, grains, greens, and an occasional grasshopper or bug. They aren’t fed antibiotics. They aren’t kept in cramped cages. The product of this approach varies dramatically from the factory egg.

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Kevin on July 4th, 2009

Have a happy and safe 4th of July!! The Fine Print:  I have no connection to

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Kevin on March 1st, 2009

This is a great recipe. I did the slow roasted pork shoulder/Boston Butt thing today, using this recipe from a site called Kevin and Amanda’s Recipes – Perfect Pulled Pork – Slow Roasted, Seasoned and Sa-vor-y and the result was mind numbingly, pork fat orgasmically wonderful.  Try it sometime – you will not be disappointed. […]

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Kevin on February 25th, 2009

Although your humble correspondent and She Who Must Be Obeyed continue to purchase cookbooks – Giada De Laurentiis’ Giada’s Family Dinners is the most recent such purchase – we find ourselves increasingly finding great recipes and entertaining ideas on food websites and blogs.

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