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January 2014

Herbes de Provence - Lavender or No Lavender

Help! A family feud has erupted about whether or not lavender is one of the flavors in Herbes de Provence. I think it makes everything taste like hand soap, but my wife insists it is authentic. Which of us is right? --Dave I have checked most of my references on authentic french cooking, including Larousse Gastronomique, Julia Child, and a... Read more →




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Someone's Got Some 'Splainin' To Do

So, I'm in the local Safeway looking for pitas for tonight's falafal. I see standard, Safeway brand 60% whole wheat pitas, and Weight Watchers 100% whole wheat. Looking at the labels, I see that Safeway's nutritional values are given per whole pita, whereas Weight Watchers are given for only a half pita. Expanding them out to compare equivalent servings, I... Read more →




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