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Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Homemade Pancetta

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10

The first thing I’ve made from Ruhlman’s Twenty was this homemade pancetta/bacon. It was a lot of fun and definitely something I’ll do in the future. 129 more words


Oil Blend

As part of my hair care regimen, I use the LOC method is popular amongst many naturals and stands for Liquid Oil Cream. I use a slight variation to that as I believe to use the oil at the end to lock in moisture, So I use the LCO method instead. 91 more words

Hair & Beauty

Like a Virgin... Or not?

I’ve read about this in other countries as well, but most ‘extra-virgin’ olive oil was not actually the real product in California. This article provides a basic overview of identifying the real product (at least for the US).

Food General

Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils from Greece

In Greece there is the ideal combination of sun and wind and the olives are naturally protected from diseases.

Further, it seems that the soil and water are in perfect harmony with Olive tree’s requirements. 21 more words

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Bruschetta Caprese with extra virgin olive oil

This Bruschetta is great served as a starter before the main meal is cooked, It is ideal for large groups of people at parties; it looks lovely on a big platter and tastes delicious. 87 more words

Olive Oil

South African Snapshots: no 6

Olive Oil.
South Africa produces world-class olive oil. Every year, approximately 700,000 liters are produced and the majority is Extra Virgin. Look out for the label SA Olive, which indicates that an oil holds the high standard set by the… 129 more words

South Africa

CA Extra Virgin Olive Oil

To many, California is a different country.  Or planet, for that matter.  Blessed with a fertile climate in addition to its variable terrain, California produces nearly half of the nation’s fruit, vegetables and nuts. 838 more words