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Neapolitan Style Margherita Pizza Recipe

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The methods to making a delicious Neapolitan style Margherita pizza comes from a time-honored craft in Italy. A true Neapolitan pizza is held to a high standard of rules, orally transmitted by Neapolitan’s generations of pizza-makers, from fathers to sons. Ingredients must only be sourced from Campania regions of Italy. As a firm believer of …

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Introduction to Irish Whiskey

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My own introduction to good Irish Whiskey was facilitated by a natural-born Irish citizen. We were working together on a project when I first met him. His accent and fast-paced talking quickly became thick with excitement on sharing his culture and history, to the point where I could barely understand the lad. Upon learning my experiences consisted …

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Celebrating World Fair Trade Day – Fair for Farmers

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Beginning in 2001, World Fair Trade Day began with the goal of connecting dedicated fair trade brands with consumers. A dedicated fair trade company goes beyond using fair trade ingredients – the entire supply chain is fair trade, from top to bottom. The fair trade business model supports small-scale farmer movements, takes stances on global politics, …

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Sunflower Seed Oil in the Kitchen and its Fantastic Health Benefits

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Sunflower Seed Oil is a light, healthy oil to incorporate into your cooking. From its immense vitamin E and omega-6 content to anti-inflammatory properties and phytosterol compounds, a high smoke point of 440°F / 225°C provides an incredibly versatile oil. Grab your spatula – let’s learn how to properly use sunflower seed oil in your kitchen, as well …

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Cooking with Lavender – A Culinary Herb Beyond Colorful Aromatics

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It was a long hot summer day, seven years ago in September, when I first discovered the wonders of cooking with lavender. A friend’s coworker had opened up a boutique ice cream shop and was experimenting in making different ice creams with various ingredients each week. The day I chose to drop in and try the ice cream was …

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Kombucha Health Benefits and Kombucha Composition

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There is no shortage of articles discussing Kombucha health benefits, often without sources or references. I see these and wonder how much is made up on the spot, or misinterpreted. Fake news is a thing, and so is pseudoscience. I needed to conduct my own research and studies. Could I find peer-reviewed studies, with methodologies published? What have I …

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