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Today's Foodism: Sometimes Drinking and Cooking Just Don't Mix

There’s no harm in enjoying a glass of wine while preparing a meal. Unfortunately, as with driving while intoxicated, cooking under the influence can also bring about disastrous results. 41 more words

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Today's Foodism: A Jewel for the Masses

Spices and herbs lend a distinctly aromatic and flavorful air to dishes. While there are many wonderful herbs to choose from, parsley refuses to be outdone. 33 more words

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Today's Foodism: You've Heard the Warnings, But Still ... You Grill!

We take the precautions with a grain of salt and an arched eyebrow. Grilling isn’t all that bad, we protest. Everybody’s gotta go sometime, right? Well, the carcinogens from all that grilling could, as some scientists believe, lead to cancer. 40 more words

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Today's Foodism: Quiet the Storm

If “music has charms to soothe the savage breast,” then music and food together will placate the storms of dispute. Calm the emotions, and turn away from the savagery within; set the table and watch peace ensue, if only for a brief time.

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Today's Foodism: If it's Yours, it Must be Perfect

Over the years, you’ve tweaked and adjusted it, modified and fine-tuned it—finally, you’ve hit upon the best way to create your omelette. It has your name inscribed all over it and no one elses, no matter how hard they may try, will live up to your expectations. 41 more words

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Today's Foodism: To Crunch or not to Crunch

Texture is a wonderful thing in foods. A monotone consistency can be boring, but the introduction of crunchiness wakes up the mouth feel. Sometimes you want it while at other times not. 59 more words

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Today's Foodism: If It's Good Enough for Popeye, It's Good Enough for Me

Full of vitamins, loaded with nutrients and irresistibly delicious, spinach was one of those “I’m not touching that with a 10-foot pole” vegetables that I avoided at all costs like the ebola virus … until I hit the age of 43. 31 more words

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