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April 2013

The Food: Freezer Staples

My freezer is mainly stuffed with individual mini-slabs of homemade bacon, some long-forgotten leftovers, a few whole chickens from our CSA and …

Repertoire: Quick Dips

The warm weather is upon us, which seems to spur impromptu gatherings more than the dark and cold of the winter months. …

The Food: Refrigerator Staples

Keeping the fridge stocked with staples is an ongoing battle for me. I want to keep a variety of cheeses, mustards, some …

The Food: Pantry Staples

Putting together staples for your kitchen is sort of like building a basic wardrobe. You want a core group of ingredients that …

Kitchen Gear: Pots and Pans

Let’s get down to the hardware. What goes in a well-appointed kitchen? What should go into your kitchen? I’m going to assume …

Who? Why? When?

You’ve sized up your kitchen space. You’ve taken inventory of your tools and ingredients. Now what? Ask yourself, “Who am I as …