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“MY Oktoberfest is still going strong.”

When is Oktoberfest, you ask? Some say (correctly, if you’re into that kind of thing) Oktoberbest lasts for 16 days, running until the end of the first week in October. Well, not me, folks, not this time! I’m taking it through the end of the month; who’s coming with me?!?! Strap on your lederhosen, double […]

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Shelf Life (A Genius, On-the-Fly, Fairway-Sourced Dinner Party)

I have millions of rules for the kitchen. Unlike other parts of my life where I am a happy anarchist and break all the rules all the time, the kitchen is a palace of purpose. Of course, it should be noted that all the rules in my kitchen were made up by and are enforced […]

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Fairway Organic Spice Set

Spring into Spices

It’s the season for cleaning. What I’m going to tackle first is the area in my kitchen I’d love to tackle last — my spice cupboard. Yes, I have so many spices, a mere rack doesn’t cut it. I have an entire shelf dedicated to piquant powders and zesty rubs. While I’d like to say […]

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Sea Salt

Why We Love: Fleur de Sel & Sel Gris Salts

Like a coach encouraging his players to be the best they can be, great salt helps every dish reach its full potential. And when any meal or dessert, from roasts to poached pears, is sprinkled with Fleur de Sel, a finishing salt (meaning you don’t cook with it … you only add it before serving), […]

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Apple Pie Slice

Pick of the Day: Apple Pie

If you’re a fan of fashion, fall signals that it’s time to break out the boots, but when you’re a fan of food, digging into apple pie is as necessary as raking leaves — a duty that’s accepted with gusto … that is, the eating part of the season. Even many cake lovers will succumb […]

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