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The Mothers of Vinegars

Vinegar is a kitchen essential.  That’s no glib statement – it’s true and yet vinegar, I fear, has become a near forgotten ingredient for all too many home cooks. It’s nobody’s fault – it just happens that good everyday vinegar is a scarcity … Continue reading

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Thick or Thin and when to Tip

‘Fick or Fin’ makes a difference. Forget the Beckhams as in the old London cabbie joke.Just concentrate on enjoying ham, roast meat, cheese, etc to the optimum by how it’s sliced. Continue reading

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