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The Breville Barista Espresso Machine, photo compliments of Amazon.

Product Review – The Breville Barista Express Coffee Machine

Well, it was the end of an era.  My original espresso machine finally bit the dust.  About 6 years ago, I originally purchased a DeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Maker, Stainless machine.  It was a great purchase to the entry-level espresso world.  When I bought that […]

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Chimichurri, a great dipping sauce for almost any meat.

Chimichurri – A Healthy Steak Sauce

Right now you are probably asking, “What in the world is Chimichurri Sauce?”  About a year ago I asked the exact same question.  I was first introduced to the wonderful garnish over a year ago while visiting a Cuban restaurant.  I fell in love immediately.  […]

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Hard Apple Cider, the easiest of all alcoholic drinks to make.

Easy Hard Cider

Fall is in the air.  The leaves are changing color and beginning to fall.  The nights have become cool and crisp.  Halloween is right around the corner.  Now, why not get in a festive mood by brewing some of your own Hard Apple Cider.  For […]

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Himalayan Rock Salt, a salt loaded with minerals.

Gourmet Himalayan Pink Salt

I was walking through the gourmet grocery aisle the other day, and I saw something that caught my eye.  What was this pink salt that looked so good? Well, it was nothing other than Himalayan Rock Salt.  I had never heard of such a thing.  I […]

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Cooking Quick Tip – The Rule of Fours

Cooking Quick Tip – The Rule of Fours

I often get questions regarding food storage.  The other day someone asked me, “Hey Chef, I read that I should let my steaks rest at room temperature for a little before throwing them on the grill.  Is that healthy?”  The question sparked to us the Rule […]

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